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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Trouble
 
Le chagrin monte en croupe et galope avec lui.
  Trouble rides behind and gallops with him.
        Boileau—Epître. V. 44.
  1
This peck of troubles.
        Cervantes—Don Quixote. Pt. II. Ch. LIII.
  2
Jucunda memoria est præteritorum malorum.
  The memory of past troubles is pleasant.
        Cicero—De Finibus. Bk. II. 32.
  3
You may batter your way through the thick of the fray,
  You may sweat, you may swear, you may grunt;
You may be a jack-fool, if you must, but this rule
  Should ever be kept at the front;—
Don’t fight with your pillow, but lay down your head
And kick every worriment out of the bed.
        Edmund Vance Cooke—Don’t take your Troubles to Bed.
  4
I survived that trouble so likewise may I survive this one.
        Complaint of Deor. II. 7. Stopford Brooke’s rendering in modern English.
  5
  Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety.
        Euripides—Andromeda. 10. 2. (Fragm.)
  6
Die Müh’ist klein, der Spass ist gross.
  The trouble is small, the fun is great.
        Goethe—Faust. I. 21. 218.
  7
  Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
        Job. V. 7.
  8
Curæ leves loquuntur, ingentes stupent.
  Light troubles speak; immense troubles are silent.
        Seneca—Hippolytus. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 607.
  9
Dubiam salutem qui dat adflictis negat.
  He who tenders doubtful safety to those in trouble refuses it.
        Seneca—Œdipus. CCXIII.
  10
To take arms against a sea of troubles.
        Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 1. L. 59. Sea of troubles found in Euripides—Hippolytus.
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