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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Events
 
  Coming events cast their shadows before.
Campbell.    
  1
  Certain signs precede certain events.
Cicero.    
  2
  Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances.
Livy.    
  3
  In the great inconstancy and crowd of events nothing is certain except the past.
Seneca.    
  4
  What wonderful things are events! The least are of greater importance than the most sublime and comprehensive speculations.
Beaconsfield.    
  5
  Great events have sent before them their announcements.
Calderon.    
  6
  Events of all sorts creep or fly exactly as God pleases.
Cowper.    
  7
  Man reconciles himself to almost any event, however trying, if it happens in the ordinary course of nature. It is the extraordinary alone that he rebels against. There is a moral idea associated with this feeling; for the extraordinary appears to be something like an injustice of heaven.
Humboldt.    
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