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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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calamity
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • He could have wished it otherwise; never in his life had he been conscious of so sharp a wish to see and touch his fellow-creatures; for struggle as he might, there was borne in upon his mind a crushing anticipation of calamity.
  • It is useless, and the time awfully fails me, to prolong this description; no one has ever suffered such torments, let that suffice; and yet even to these, habit brought—no, not alleviation—but a certain callousness of soul, a certain acquiescence of despair; and my punishment might have gone on for years, but for the last calamity which has now fallen, and which has finally severed me from my own face and nature.

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  • The whole country was affected by the calamity of 9/11.
  • The fire was a terrible calamity.

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