For Of Fortunes Sharpe Adversite, The Worst Kind Of Infortune Is This,-- A Man That Hath Been In Prosperite, And It Remember Whan It Passed Is.

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For of fortunes sharpe adversite,
The worst kind of infortune is this,--
A man that hath been in prosperite,
And it remember whan it passed is.
-- Geoffrey Chaucer (1328-1400)
-- Troilus and Creseide, Book iii, Line 1625