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Fun Phrase Friday: “Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining”

Happy Friday!!!
This weeks fun phrase is “Every cloud has a silver lining”

Meaning: There’s reason for hope even in the bleakest situation.

History: As an observation the saying is sometimes unsupportable because the clouds are uniformly grey and lowering. Still, as an expression of hope it is old; John Milton had it in Comus (1634), wherein a woman lost in a wood takes hope in theses words:
” Was I deceived, or did a sable cloud turn forth her silver lining on the night?”

 

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