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34 Circumstance Quotes

To leave frivolous circumstances, I pray you tell Signior Lucentio that his father is come from Pisa and is here at the door to speak with him.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio at V, i)

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How comes it to pass, if they be only moved by chance and accident, that such regular mutations and generations should be begotten by a fortuitous concourse of atoms.

J. Smith ("John Smith of Cambridge") Quotes , Source: Select Discourses (III, p. 48)

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The circumstances of others seem good to us, while ours seem good to others. [Lat., Aliena nobis, nostra plus aliis placent.]

Syrus (Publilius Syrus) Quotes , Source: Maxims

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The changeful change of circumstances. [Lat., Varia sors rerum.]

Tacitus (Caius Cornelius Tacitus) Quotes , Source: Historioe (bk. II, 70)

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So runs the round of life from hour to hour.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: Circumstance

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And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: In Memoriam (pt. LXIII, st. 2)

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This fearful concatenation of circumstances.

Daniel Webster Quotes , Source: Argument--The Murder of Captain Joseph White (vol. VI, p. 88)

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F.M. The Duke of Wellington presents his compliments to Mr. ------ and declines to interfere in circumstances over which he has no control.

Daniel Webster Quotes , Source: Argument--The Murder of Captain Joseph White (vol. VI, p. 88)

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Who does the best that circumstance allows, Does well, acts nobly, angels could no more.

Edward Young Quotes , Source: Night Thoughts (night II, l. 90)

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