But he did not allow his misfortune to put a stop to his work, and in 1708 produced a large Dictionnaire universel geographique et historique in three volumes folio.
The eggs are now too much in one basket, and local disease, or bad weather, or some other misfortune, may diminish by serious percentages the supplies anticipated.
It was his misfortune that nearly all his life was spent in opposition, and he had no opportunity of showing his abilities as an administrator.
But hearing of his misfortune they retreated before Napoleon's advance along the right bank of the Danube to Krems, where they crossed the river and withdrew to an entrenched camp near Olmi tz to pick up fresh Austrian reinforcements.
In spite of this misfortune, Napoleon could claim a brilliant success for himself, but almost at the same moment news reached him that Oudinot at Grossbeeren near Berlin, and Macdonald on the Katzbach opposed to Blucher, had both been severely defeated.
La Roquette, "is not alone a misfortune for England, but a cause of mourning for France and humanity."
Now the rise of the problems of individual faith is the mark of the age that followed Jeremiah, while the confident assertion of national righteousness under misfortune is a characteristic mark of pious Judaism after Ezra, in the period of the law but not earlier.
This misfortune was also ascribed to the corn laws.
Our author was still further to resemble the latter writer in a great misfortune; from overwork he lost his sight in 1857.
It was a misfortune to the royal cause; and Henry was compelled to purchase the papal absolution by a complete surrender on the question of criminous clerks (1172).
He had the misfortune to lose his father at the age of two.
To add to this misfortune, during his absence some of his supporters violated the sanctuary at Westminster.
"And sometimes we do," answered the Prince; "but that is considered a great misfortune, for then we must be planted at once."
The Wizard told them of the misfortune that had overtaken the wanderers.
I see young men, my townsmen, whose misfortune it is to have inherited farms, houses, barns, cattle, and farming tools; for these are more easily acquired than got rid of.
And every few years a new lot is laid down and run over; so that, if some have the pleasure of riding on a rail, others have the misfortune to be ridden upon.
"But the best of it was," said one, telling of the misfortune of a fellow diplomat, "that the Chancellor told him flatly that his appointment to London was a promotion and that he was so to regard it.
A misfortune for life?
Call it what you please, I know that what happened to you in Moscow was a misfortune."--"I regret it very much, my dear sir."
"Dronushka," she said, regarding as a sure friend this Dronushka who always used to bring a special kind of gingerbread from his visit to the fair at Vyazma every year and smilingly offer it to her, "Dronushka, now since our misfortune..." she began, but could not go on.
That is our common misfortune, and I shall grudge nothing to help you.
Ours is a common misfortune and we will share it together.
She was right," he thought, remembering what the governor's wife had said: "Nothing but misfortune can come of marrying Sonya.
"Well, lad," and a smile changed the tone of his voice "we thought it was a misfortune but it turned out a blessing!
You, peaceful inhabitants of Moscow, artisans and workmen whom misfortune has driven from the city, and you scattered tillers of the soil, still kept out in the fields by groundless fear, listen!
"A misfortune... about Peter Ilynich... a letter," she finished with a sob.
She heard Dunyasha's words about Peter Ilynich and a misfortune, but did not grasp them.
What misfortune can happen to them?