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Grief

To come to grief. To be ruined; to fail in business. As lots of money is the fulness of joy, so the want of it is the grief of griefs. The Americans call the dollar “almighty.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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