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Survival

See also Endurance.
Alive
story of the survivors of plane crash in the Andes. [Am. Lit.: Alive]
Comanche
horse; sole survivor of Little Big Horn massacre (1876). [Am. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 126]
Crusoe, Robinson
only survivor of shipwreck. [Br. Lit.: Robin-son Crusoe]
Deucalion
survives flood that destroys human race. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 80]
Donner Party
survivors of group of emigrants to California (1846–1847). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 783–784]
Lot
allowed by God to escape the conflagration of Sodom and Gomorrah. [O.T.: Genesis 13:1–12]
Mellitias, St.
of “Forty Martyrs,” the only one to survive icy ordeal. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 133–134]
Noah
chosen by God to escape the deluge. [O.T.: Genesis 5–9]
Pilgrim, Billy
survives the fire-bombing of Dresden and is the only passenger to survive a domestic air-crash. [Am. Lit.: Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse-Five]
Robinsons
shipwrecked family learns to cope with nature on a desert island. [Children’s Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]
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One small Polish farmer, whose opinion recently appeared in a Warsaw newspaper, summed it up the best: "The Polish peasant was able to survive through numerous hardships, thanks to his faith and the love of the land cultivated by his ancestors.
It is similar to what happens to people who survive [a disaster such as an airplane crash].
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Are any of his ballets likely to survive in the repertoire.