That he was an unlucky jerk and his loss of memory was probably a good thing in the long pull?
It was under these unlucky auspices that the elections of new deputies took place in 1829.
In this, for the first time, he showed the unlucky independence which, in so many other instances, united all parties against him.
In the Brahmana period they were distinguished as " deva " and " yama," the fourteen lucky asterisms being probably associated with the waxing, the fourteen unlucky with the waning moon.'
For the lemures were, like our unlaid ghosts, unburied, mischievous or inimical spirits, and these three days were nefasti or unlucky, because their malign influence was abroad..
A papyrus in London contains a calendar of lucky and unlucky days.
They were considered unlucky, and perhaps this accounts for the curious fact that, although they are named in journals and in festival ists, &c., where precise dating was needed, no known nonument or legal document is dated in them.
(902943), a man absolutely devoid of scruples, considerably increased the territorial power of the house of Vermandois, and kept the lawful king of France, the unlucky Charles the Simple, prisoner for six years.
In the case of these two plays, and the unlucky comparison with Racine in the Berenice, telling heavily against them.
Warbeck deserved all that he reaped, Edward of but the unlucky Clarences fate estranged many hearts from the king.
He knew that the demand for ministerial responsibility would in the end involve his own responsibility, and, believing as he did that Buckinghams arrangements had been merely unlucky, he declined to sacrifice the minister whom he trusted.
He could not have chosen a more unlucky time for his own quiet.
Otherwise, reference was made for an interpretation to the pontifices in olden times,afterwards frequently to the Sibylline books,or the Etruscan haruspices, when the incident was not already provided for by a rule, as, for example, that it was unlucky for a person leaving his house to meet a raven, that the sudden death of a person from epilepsy at a public meeting was a sign to break up the assembly.
Before his house was pulled down, when his comrades avoided it as "an unlucky castle," I visited it.
"I say, Rostov," said Dolokhov clearly, smiling and looking Nicholas straight in the eyes, "you know the saying, 'Lucky in love, unlucky at cards.'