She was so fortunate to have such a wonderful family.
How fortunate! he thought.
I consider myself fortunate to have such a subordinate by me.
And how fortunate he was to have people who cared for him.
Yes, life had changed in the last six months, but they were fortunate that those changes had been for the good.
The Others were not so fortunate, though the Originals all escaped.
They were fortunate - fortunate to have each other and fortunate to have adopted two wonderful children.
She was not very fortunate in this first marriage, but her brother's accession to the throne made her, next to their mother Louise of Savoy, the most powerful woman of the kingdom.
It was fortunate, no doubt, for Riemann that he had the kind advice and encouragement of Dirichlet himself, who was then on a visit at GÃ¶ttingen during the preparation of his essay; but the result was a memoir of such originality and refinement as showed that the pupil was fully the equal of the master.
I already have the seventh and eighth books of the "Aeneid" and one book of the "Iliad," all of which is most fortunate, as I have come almost to the end of my embossed text-books.
He had been fortunate to catch her on lunch break from her bedside vigil at her mother's apartment.
My neighbors will be fortunate if I don't destroy them next.
He was fortunate in serving under active officers, and had opportunities of seeing service in the North Sea.
We're both fortunate, Quinn.
"It sounds as if you were very fortunate in your choice of a husband," Dean said honestly, but he noted she'd failed to answer his earlier question.
Brandon was fortunate to have been raised by two people who cared as much about each other as they cared for him.
It was fortunate that he didn't take someone else with him.
You're fortunate to be here.
7 point to social, not intellectual, conditions, and a slight change (pm for 'non) gives the sense" poor."death is practically the end-all; and so poor a thing is life that the dead are to be considered more fortunate than the living, and more to be envied than either class is he who never came into existence (iv.
I'm sure you feel guilty, but it's fortunate that you weren't with them.
In order to see the difference in this respect between the schools we have only to compare the peaceful and fortunate life of William of Champeaux (who enjoyed the friendship of St Bernard) with the agitated and persecuted existence of Roscellinus and, in a somewhat less degree, of Abelard.
He apparently was given a whiff of the bigs in a losing September when a few fortunate minor leaguers get a peek of how the other side lives.
Sigismund, more fortunate than the Polish kings, seems to have had little trouble with his diets.
You are fortunate, for the latter are generally the stronger!
Fortunate for him it was then near enough to the end of the line that his fall wasn't far enough to kill him.
Didn't they know how fortunate they were to have each other - to have any family?
"Yes. We both saw something in him that she didn't. He's fortunate to have someone like you, who would give her life for him. You are exactly what he needs to balance his nature," Gabe continued.
Oh my, you're fortunate the car didn't go over the edge with you in it!
Damian regarded him, reminded again how fortunate he was to have friends like his.
He used for the decoration of his own city the money furnished by the Athenian allies for defence against Persia: it is very fortunate that after the time of Xerxes Persia made no deliberate attempt against Greece.
He was more fortunate, however, in his later military career, and continued in the service until the general peace of 1763, after which he lived the life of an ordinary courtier and man of fashion in Paris, dying on the 4th of July 1787.
Spanish rule, however, came unexpectedly to an end by the retrocession of Louisiana to France in 1800; and French dominion gave way in turn in 1803 - as the result of a chain of events even more unexpected, startling, and for the United States fortunate - to the rule of the last-named country.
Apart from his pertinacious fight for economy Hume was not always fortunate in his political activity.
During the rule of the nobles and the mixed rule of nobles and popolani the commune of Siena was enlarged by fortunate acquisitions of neighbouring lands and by the submission of feudal lords, such as the Scialenghi, Aldobrandeschi, Pannocchieschi, Visconti di Campiglia, &c.
When we were fortunate enough to find a nest I never allowed her to carry the eggs home, making her understand by emphatic signs that she might fall and break them.
They were all so fortunate to have each other.
In rural areas, first responders were often neighbors, which was the fortunate case with them.
For a time Bela was equally fortunate in the north-west, where the ambitious and enterprising Piemyslidae had erected a new Bohemian empire which absorbed the territories of the old Babenbergers and was very menacing to Hungary.
It was fortunate for Italy that during the whole period 1869 1876 the direction of her foreign policy remained in the experienced hands of Visconti-Venosta, a statesman whose Foreign trustworthiness, dignity and moderation even political policy opponents have been compelled to recognize.
Died broken-hearted on the 17th of September 1665, expressing the hope that his surviving son, Carlos, would be more fortunate than himself.
His philosophical doctrines are not known, though some have inferred from the epithet ebSacï¿½ovuais (" fortunate"), usually applied to him, that he held the end of life to be eiSaaï¿½ovia.
Less fortunate than his great exemplar, Charlemagne, Stephen had to depend entirely upon foreigners - men like the Saxon Asztrik 1 (c. 976-1010), the first Hungarian primate; the Lombard St Gellert (c. 977-1046); the Bosomanns, a German family, better known under the Magyarized form of their name Pazmany, and many others who came to Hungary in the suite of his enlightened consort Gisela of Bavaria.
It was a fortunate thing for Hungary that the conclusion of the War of the Spanish Succession introduced a new period, in which, at last, the interests of the dynasty and the nation were identical, thus rendering a reconciliation between them desirable.
E'en fortunate Napoleon Knows by experience, now, Bagration, And dare not Herculean Russians trouble...
Unfortunately she could not grant my request, but I hope, Count, I shall be more fortunate with you, he said with a smile.
He was not so fortunate in 1849, when he underwent a year's durance for resistance to the authorities of Dusseldorf during the troubles of that stormy period.
With so many people at their house, it was fortunate that the weather was warm and dry so they could utilize the courtyard for the children.
Actually, she hadn't thought how it looked to others - and there had never been any doubt in her mind that she was fortunate to have Alex.
They were less fortunate in their opposition to Maximilian's son, the emperor Charles V.
Here, about 1590, was founded an independent military colony called the Setch, the members of which, recognizing no authority but that of their own elected officers, lived by fishing, hunting and making raids on the Tatars, and were always ready to assist their less fortunate countrymen in resisting Polish aggression.
It is fortunate that the city is not close-built or crowded, for since the first advent of foreigners in Peking in 1860 nothing whatever had been done until 1900 to improve the streets or the drainage.
In as far as regards the instructor and guide thus selected, a more fortunate choice could scarcely have been made.
The logical and historical methods can, however, seldom be combined without confusion; and it is perhaps fortunate that Bentham devoted his long life to showing how much may be done by pursuing the former method exclusively.
It was fortunate for Becket's reputation that Henry punished him for his change of front by a systematic persecution in the forms of law.
It's true Mr. Dean has been under fire—it's fortunate we're standing here today—not sitting.
We're so fortunate, Carmen.
Thus led to assume that the distance from the first meridian drawn through the Fortunate islands to Sera (mod.
He had been fortunate in obtaining the aid of Don Pascual de Gayangos, then professor of Arabic literature at Madrid, by whose offices he was enabled to obtain material not only from the public archives of Spain but from the muniment rooms of the great Spanish families.
It is readily understood why men imbued with the authority of tradition should prosecute the search for a substance which would confer unlimited wealth upon the fortunate discoverer.
ISLES OF THE BLEST, or FORTUNATE ISLANDS (Gr.
" She will be fortunate," said the aunt, " she was born among the roses to the sound of music."
Following Hipparchus he divided the equator into 360 drawing his prime meridian through the Fortunate Islands (Canaries).