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calamity
used in The Screwtape Letters

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Definition
a disastrous event; or the distress resulting from it
  • Whenever we have almost succeeded in doing so, the Enemy permits a war or an earthquake or some other calamity, and at once courage becomes so obviously lovely and important even in human eyes that all our work is undone, and there is still at least one vice of which they feel genuine shame.
    Chapter 29 (38% in)

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