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- Calamitous by birth, They owe their life and nourishment to earth; Like yearly leaves, that now, with beauty crown'd, Smile on the sun; now, wither on the ground.Book 21 (75% in)
- For ah! what is there of inferior birth, That breathes or creeps upon the dust of earth; What wretched creature of what wretched kind, Than man more weak, calamitous, and blind?Book 17 (61% in)
There are no more uses of "calamity" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).
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