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vicissitudes
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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changes — especially unanticipated difficulties
  • It was now for more than the middle span of our allotted years that he had passed through the thousand vicissitudes of existence and, being of a wary ascendancy and self a man of rare forecast, he had enjoined his heart to repress all motions of a rising choler and, by intercepting them with the readiest precaution, foster within his breast that plenitude of sufferance which base minds jeer at, rash judgers scorn and all find tolerable and but tolerable.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (53% in)

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