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calamity
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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a disastrous event; or the distress resulting from it
  • To die,—to sleep;— To sleep! perchance to dream:—ay, there's the rub; For in that sleep of death what dreams may come, When we have shuffled off this mortal coil, Must give us pause: there's the respect That makes calamity of so long life; For who would bear the whips and scorns of time, The oppressor's wrong, the proud man's contumely, The pangs of despis'd love, the law's delay, The insolence of office, and the spurns That patient merit of the unworthy takes, When he himself might...
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A room in the Castle (37% in)

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