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calamity
used in Anna Karenina

7 uses
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Definition a disastrous event; or the distress resulting from it
  • Finding instead of peace and rest all these, from her point of view, fearful calamities, Darya Alexandrovna was at first in despair.
    Part Three (20% in)
  • I must say and express fully the following points: first, exposition of the value to be attached to public opinion and to decorum; secondly, exposition of religious significance of marriage; thirdly, if need be, reference to the calamity possibly ensuing to our son; fourthly, reference to the unhappiness likely to result to herself.
    Part Two (23% in)
  • When she had finished, she felt that she was cold all over, and that a fearful calamity, such as she had not expected, had burst upon her.
    Part Three (48% in)
  • I accept the calamity as an accomplished fact, and am doing my best to help both her and you," said Stepan Arkadyevitch.
    Part Four (96% in)
  • "If so, it's a calamity!" that glance told her.
    Part Six (**% in)
  • If you knew how I feel on the brink of calamity at this instant, how afraid I am of myself!
    Part Seven (36% in)
  • And she, remembering the words that had given her the victory, "how I feel on the brink of calamity, how afraid I am of myself," saw that this weapon was a dangerous one, and that it could not be used a second time.
    Part Seven (36% in)

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