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In certain...circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer.

Mark Twain
Long quote:

"In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer."

Mark Twain (1835-1910) American author and humorist

trying (adjective): difficult; hard to accept
circumstances (noun): situations; conditions
urgent (adjective): needing immediate attention or action
desperate (adjective): very bad; very serious; dangerous
profanity (noun): swearing; very bad language
furnish (verb): offer; give; provide
relief (noun): the stopping of pain or discomfort
denied even to prayer: not provided even by prayer
prayer (noun): talking to God

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Contributor: Josef Essberger