Accident sentence example

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  • A car accident killed them both.

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  • How did the accident happen?

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  • It was an accident, wasn't it?

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  • There was a serious accident last night and the sheriff's deputy was unable to raise help when she called from the mountains.

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  • Won't most of the people know about your accident and loss of memory?

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  • Just before the accident, I heard a siren and then saw a white car speeding down the mountain.

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  • We just received word of a horrific accident about ten miles up the road.

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  • You can then divide the world into redheads and non-redheads and compare their accident records.

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  • Prince Andrew listened attentively to Bagration's colloquies with the commanding officers and the orders he gave them and, to his surprise, found that no orders were really given, but that Prince Bagration tried to make it appear that everything done by necessity, by accident, or by the will of subordinate commanders was done, if not by his direct command, at least in accord with his intentions.

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  • The third part of the Summa is also divided into two parts, but by accident rather than by design.

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  • If we read of one man robbed, or murdered, or killed by accident, or one house burned, or one vessel wrecked, or one steamboat blown up, or one cow run over on the Western Railroad, or one mad dog killed, or one lot of grasshoppers in the winter--we never need read of another.

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  • There was a canoeing accident, up in Canada.

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  • We caught up to accident in six or seven minutes.

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  • He left the scene of the accident before he gave me a statement.

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  • He knew that it was a lost battle and that the least accident might now--with the fight balanced on such a strained center--destroy him and his army.

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  • She cleared her throat, then said, My, uh, kids lost their parents in a car accident a few years ago.

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  • Not only did the intensifying snow make climbing even more dangerous than usual, but Shipton's accident had cloaked a pall over everyone's activities.

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  • By accident, she said, recalling Darian's words about the portal.

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  • With the liability to accident, we must see how little account is to be made of it.

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  • Dean could tell by the look on her face that Lydia wanted to forget about Billy Langstrom and the accident, but she answered.

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  • You had a little accident.

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  • While Dean remained distressed over the accident, he knew he must concentrate on the Women's Club debate just hours away.

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  • To throw that away because of an accident of circumstance would be a tragedy.

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  • He wasn't drowned in a fishing accident, was he?

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  • Do you always visit the relatives of accident victims on your personal time?

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  • There wasn't any liquor at the accident site when I left and you said a bottle had been found.

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  • Sometimes they achieve rare beauty by accident.

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  • There was an accident.

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  • He heard others as they expertly rappelled down past him to the accident site.

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  • He did so now, describing Lydia's reluctance in descending to the accident, but glossing over just how petrified she'd been.

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  • I was the first one to the accident scene and I pitched the bottle—the only bottle.

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  • You didn't answer me the other night when I asked you why the accident freaked you out so much.

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  • You can.t tell me this was an accident!

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  • How did he act when his stepfather had his accident up in the ice park?

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  • There wasn't any evidence to suggest other than an unfortunate accident.

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  • If you had admitted your suspicions early on that Jeff's death might not have been an accident, perhaps we could have worked together and gotten to the bottom of the whole business before you almost got us both killed.

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  • He chuckled – the first time he had done so since the accident.

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  • Alright, I accept responsibility for killing your horse, but it was an accident.

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  • From what I read, the cooking show was an accident.

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  • Close to the latter stand the new supreme court, the old age and accident state insurance offices, the chief custom house, and the concert hall, founded by Karl Laeisz, a former Hamburg wharfinger.

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  • Rhyn led them down the main floor and out the front door, slamming into one of Kris.s Immortals by accident.

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  • Unless I'm off base, the knife wasn't left by accident.

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  • Maybe it was left up there to implicate you, but there's a good chance it was just plain dropped by accident.

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  • That was a onetime accident, buddy.

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  • Sarah made her forget the attack and think she had an accident.

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  • She'd been learning how to defend herself and watching how his people operated for a few days before the accident.

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  • I'll bet you a cup of coffee it was a stupid accident.

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  • Like I told you, it was just a stupid accident.

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  • He wasn't dressed like opening night at the opera by accident!

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  • She circled his neck with both arms – the first time she had done so since the accident.

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  • Too coincidental to be an accident.

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  • It is to be noticed also that the invention was not the result of any happy accident.

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  • This corps rendered invaluable service at the exploring and rescue operations after the explosion at Courrieres in March 1906, the most disastrous mining accident on record, when 110o miners were killed.

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  • Miss Anderson, I'm here to inform you of an accident.

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  • Near the end of the races, when people are blowing out their ass, before long I can see a nasty accident happening!

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  • Of course, the accident itself is pretty horrific.

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  • The over-involvement of children of families who have recently immigrated is only relevant if one holds the child responsible for the accident.

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  • Thus preventing inadvertent restarting of the machine should an accident have occurred.

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  • The nature of the accident itself provides an indication of the risk of SCI.

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  • The accident involved bodily injury causing disability for more than 3 days or death.

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  • Whilst on holiday in Spain Henry sustained a spinal cord injury in a diving accident.

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  • A gray tabby kitten with an injured foot from a road traffic accident was the first patient in the cat ward.

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  • The accident occurred mainly because I conceded to my wife's wishes to adopt a cute little kitty.

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  • Once again, it would seem intellectually incredibly lazy to treat these astonishing facts as merely a happy accident.

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  • Any person involved in an accident that affects the eyes, however minor, must be seen by a doctor.

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  • No matter where in the world the accident occurs you are generally able to sue the mod in this country.

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  • Some were lying broken on the ground, where a transport accident had rendered moot a year's work.

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  • There are some particularly sad circumstances in connection with the accident, one of the victims being the sole support of his widowed mother.

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  • It would be fair to expect the customer to pay for repair caused by customer negligence or accident within their premises.

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  • The accident, which left the motorway closed northbound for two hours is still under investigation.

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  • No refund is payable if the produce was severed before the accident, unless the lessor was entitled to a portion of it, when he must bear his share of the loss, provided the lessee was not in morel as regards the delivery of the lessor's portion.

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  • Then he treated oil of vitriol in the same way, but got nothing until by accident he dropped some mercury into the liquid, when "vitriolic acid air" (sulphur dioxide) was evolved.

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  • A monument was erected in 1887 to mark the supposed scene of the accident.

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  • The operation of drilling is frequently interrupted by the occurrence of an accident, which necessitates the use of fishing tools.

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  • Here, with the burden of the day now past, the fine old crusader - he had joined before in the Second Crusade, forty years ago - perished by accident in the river; and of all his fine army only a thousand men won their way through, under his son, Frederick of Swabia, to join the ranks before Acre (October 1190).

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  • He died in March 1816 at Ulm, from a carriage accident.

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  • The objections of the antiphlogistonists, such as the fact that calces weigh more than the original metals instead of less as the theory suggests, were answered by postulating that phlogiston was a principle of levity, or even completely ignored as an accident, the change of qualities being regarded as the only matter of importance.

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  • He established the existence of molecules and atoms as we have defined above, and stated that the number of atoms in the molecule is generally 2, but may be 4, 8, &c. We cannot tell whether his choice of the powers of 2 is accident or design.

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  • In order to spare Gutrune's feelings it is arranged that his death shall appear as an accident in a hunting party.

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  • The Stoic regarded the condition of freedom or slavery as an external accident, indifferent in the eye of wisdom; to him it was irrational to see in liberty a ground of pride or in slavery a subject of complaint; from intolerable indignity suicide was an ever-open means of escape.

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  • They were crossing the Euphrates, not far from the castle of Jaber, when the drowning of their leader by accident threw confusion into their ranks.

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  • Burton was pre-eminently a jurist and economist, and may be said to have been guided by accident into the path which led him to celebrity.

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  • During a great part of Lord Derby's life he was deflected from his natural course by the accident of his position as the son of the leading Conservative statesman of the day.

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  • Thus " Socratitus " is merely an accident of the substance "humanitas," or, as it is put by the author of the treatise De generibus et speciebus, 1 " Man is a species, a thing essentially one (res una essentialiter), which receives certain forms which make it Socrates.

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  • There is also a special court of arbitration in commercial disputes and another for such as arise under accident insurance.

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  • Having slain by accident the Corinthian hero Bellerus (or, according to others, his own brother) he fled to Tiryns, where his kinsman Proetus, king of Argos, received him hospitably and purged him of his guilt.

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  • An accident prevented his sailing with his regiment to Brazil, and after a visit to Flanders, where an uncle offered to secure a commission for him, he went to England, picked up the language, and in 1752 became tutor in a Shropshire family.

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  • He was made cardinal almost by accident, and under a misapprehension on the pope's part.

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  • It is thus evident that the circumstance of having been translated (which may have been in some cases almost an accident) is what has chiefly determined the influence of particular writers on Western medicine.

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  • Thrombosis is an accident of not dissimilar character, whereby a vessel is blocked not by a travelling particle, but by a clotting of the blood in situ, probably on the occasion of some harm to the epithelial lining of the vessel.

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  • His death occurred prematurely on the 27th of August 1898, when he was killed, together with one son and two daughters, by an accident the nature of which was never precisely ascertained, while climbing the Petite Dent de Veisivi, above Evolena.

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  • Occasionally, at very gassy and dangerous collieries, two fans and driving engines are erected at the same air shaft, and in case of accident to the fan in operation the other can be started within a few minutes.

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  • What may happen in some cases is illustrated by the curious form of accident locally known as a " bump," which occurs in some of the deep coal-mines of England.

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  • Haemorrhage has been classified as - (I) primary, occurring at the time of the injury; (2) reactionary, or within twenty-four hours of the accident, during the stage of reaction; (3) secondary, occurring at a later period and caused by faulty application of a ligature or septic condition of the wound.

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  • He cannot, like them, cover the greater part of a specimens surface with a lacework of transparent decoration, exciting wonder that pate deprived so greatly of continuity could have been manipulated without accident.

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  • One or more reserve teeth, in various stages of development, lie between the folds of the gum and are ready to take the place of the one in function whenever it is lost by accident, or shed.

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  • He was kept in prison till 1826, when Frederick William III., having recovered from an accident, pardoned those whom he considered to have wronged him most deeply.

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  • A person can either induce the pictorial hallucinations (he may discover his capacity by accident, like George Sand, as she tells in her Memoirs - and other cases are known), or he cannot induce them, though he stare till his eyes water.

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  • As the forgotten history of Oriental antiquity has been restored to us, it has come to be understood that, politically speaking, the Hebrews were a relatively insignificant people, whose chief importance from the standpoint of material history was derived from the geographical accident that made them a sort of buffer between the greater nations about them.

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  • In 1712 he wrote two essays, which are still in manuscript, one on substance and accident, and the other called Clavis Philosophica.

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  • Since the accident at Hartley colliery in 1862, caused by the breaking of the pumping-engine beam, which fell into the shaft and blocked it up, whereby the whole of the men then at work in the mine were starved to death, it has been made compulsory upon mine-owners in the United Kingdom to have two pits for each working, in place of the single one divided by walls or brattices which was formerly thought sufficient.

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  • This accident generally arises from an improper size of pillars; some roofs, however, are so difficult to support that sits take place where the half of the coal is left in pillars.

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  • Coal-mining is unfortunately a dangerous occupation, more than a thousand;deaths from accident being reported annually by the inspectors of mines as occurring in the collieries of the United Kingdom.

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  • A fortunate accident which brought him under the notice of a neighbouring nobleman, Freiherr von Miltitz, was the means of procuring him a more excellent education than his father's circumstances would have allowed.

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  • This accident darkened his prospects; for though by the death of his elder brother he should have represented the family and entered the army, yet he forfeited the rights of primogeniture, and the profession of arms was thenceforth closed to him.

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  • By the accident of the terrain, or perhaps, following the experience of Breitenfeld, by design, the right of the Swedes was somewhat nearer to the enemy than the left.

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  • From the quiet obscurity for which his talents and character entirely fitted him Bute was forced by a mere accident.

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  • His short administration was one of the most disgraceful and incompetent in English history, originating in an accident, supported only by the will of the sovereign, by gross corruption and intimidation, the precursor of the disintegration of political life and of a whole series of national disasters.

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  • The terrible events in Minster, which was controlled for a short time (1533-34) by a group of Anabaptists under the leadership of John of Leiden, the introduction of polygamy (which appears to have been a peculiar accident rather than a general principle), the speedy capture of the town by an alliance of Catholic and Protestant princes, and the ruthless retribution inflicted by the victors, have been cherished by ecclesiastical writers as a choice and convincing instance of the natural fruits of a rejection of infant baptism.

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  • The colour of the human hair is an accident, for it belongs in no way to the essence of humanity.

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  • In the second place how do we distinguish property and accident?

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  • Owing to an accident that befell the single orderly despatched with orders for Vandamme, the III.

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  • But the emperor regarded it merely as "an unfortunate accident," nothing more, and the advance in two wings and a reserve continued, undisturbed by such occurrences.

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  • That the text has been much adapted and altered is certain; not less obvious are the corruptions due to carelessness and accident.

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  • But these " private assemblies of the professors in these hard times," as Strype calls them, were congregational simply by accident.

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  • To this fact the very nickname " Brownists," usually given to early " Separatists " by accident, but Congregationalists in essence, is itself witness.

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  • Being spurned by Hyacinthus, he caused his death by accident at the hands of Apollo.

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  • Makárov, however, crossed it without accident, and pursued the cruisers until Togo's battle-fleet appeared, whereupon he went about and steamed for port.

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  • He died in a hunting accident on the 25th of August 1699.

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  • In religion Rousseau was undoubtedly what he has been called above - a sentimental deist; but no one who reads him with the smallest attention can fail to see that sentimentalism was the essence, deism the accident of his creed.

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  • Social legislation first took the form of accident and sickness insurance.

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  • But it is no more than an accident that this year constitutes the dividing line in both cases, the change in the United States being due to the Civil War, which so profoundly influenced the fiscal, economic and political history of the country in all directions.

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  • In 1909 Hartford was the home city of six fire insurance and six life insurance companies, the principal ones being the Aetna (fire), Aetna Life, Phoenix Mutual Life, Phoenix Fire, Travelers (Life and Accident), Hartford Fire, Hartford Life, National Fire, Connecticut Fire, Connecticut General Life and Connecticut Mutual Life.

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  • Meeting with an accident while he was wandering on the Palatine, and being detained in Rome, he passed part of his enforced leisure in giving lectures (possibly on Homer, his favourite author), and thus succeeded in arousing among the Romans a taste for the scholarly study of literature.

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  • As usual, all that could be of possible value to the enemy was destroyed and, by some accident, the town itself was burned.

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  • There are not enough letters to cover the uncials, the same letter has to serve for various fragments which are quite unconnected except by the accident of simultaneous discovery, and no information is given about the MS. referred to.

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  • Progress in the science also depends upon the pursuit of palaeontology as zoology and not as geology, because it was a mere accident of birth which connected palaeontology so closely with geology.

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  • At Whydah, the chief centre, there is a serpent temple, tenanted by some fifty snakes; every python of the danh-gbi kind must be treated with respect, and death is the penalty for killing one, even by accident.

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  • His father died in 1792 from an accident in the granite quarries of which he was an overseer.

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  • Mr Nelson Dingley, an American member of the commission, died during the month of January, as did the chairman, Lord Herschell, in March, as the result of an accident, soon after the close of the sittings of the commission.

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  • Accident apart, identity of reading implies identity of sources.

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  • Isolated discrepancies of this kind may be due to some accident to our text at a period now beyond our power to trace.

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  • In Lower Egypt practically all the mummies have perished; but in Upper Egypt, as they were put out of reach of the inundation, the cemeteries, in spite of rifling and burning, yield immense numbers of preserved bodies and skeletons; attention has from time to time been directed to the scientific examination of these in order to ascertain race, cause of death, traces of accident or disease, and the surgical or medical processes which they had undergone during life, &c. This department of research has been greatly developed by Dr Elliott Smith in Cairo.

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  • Carolina until 1700, and then, it is said, by accident, although at one time the southern United States furnished a large proportion of the rice introduced into commerce.

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  • A re-examination of his previously considered hypotheses as to the cause of these phenomena was fruitless; the true theory was ultimately discovered by a pure accident, comparable in simplicity and importance with the association of a falling apple with the discovery of the principle of universal gravitation.

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  • He perceived that Darwinism attributed too much to accident, and was also powerless to explain the origin of life and of consciousness.

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  • It thus becomes an easy prey to the marauding creatures - cats, rats and so forth - which European colonists have, by accident or design, let loose in New Zealand.

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  • But Spangenberg's relations with the Moravians were confirmed by several visits to the colony, and the accident of an unfavourable appeal to the lot alone prevented his appointment as chief elder of the community, March 1733.

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  • An accident brought on deafness, and in November 1819 he was sent to the workhouse, where he was employed in making list shoes.

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  • But on the Continent they were discredited by the fatal accident which befell Henry II.

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  • Sow a few peas and beans, in case of accident to those sown in November, drawing up the soil towards the stems of those which are above ground as a protection; earth up celery; blanch endive with flower-pots; sow radishes in a very sheltered place.

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  • It was Aldo's ambition to secure the literature of Greece from further accident by committing its chief masterpieces to type.

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  • In his sixteenth year young Gambetta lost by an accident the sight of his left eye, which eventually had to be removed.

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  • It is understood that at last she had just consented to become his wife, and the date of the marriage had been fixed, when the accident which caused his death occurred in her presence.

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  • As an accident of pregnancy, it is far from uncommon, although its relative frequency, as compared with that of completed gestation, has been very differently estimated by accoucheurs.

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  • The tendency to recurrence in persons who have previously miscarried is well known, and should ever be borne in mind with the view of avoiding any cause likely to lead to a repetition of the accident.

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  • We must not, however, hastily assume that the examples thus preserved to us by a singular accident are to be taken as representing the style of building in all the Roman and Italian towns.

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  • Then Pascal the elder was confined to the house by the consequences of an accident on the ice, and was visited by certain gentlemen of the neighbourhood who had come under the influence of Saint-Cyran and the Jansenists.

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  • It has sometimes been supposed that Pascal, from 1651 or earlier to the famous accident of 1654, lived a dissipated, extravagant, worldly, luxurious (though admittedly not vicious) life with his friend the duc de Roannez and others.

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  • This office is divided into four departments, dealing with (i.) the business of the Bundesrat, the Rcichstag, the elections, citizenship, passports, the press, and military and naval matters, so far as the last concern the civil authorities; (ii.) purely social matters, such as old age pensions, accident insurance, migration, settlement, poor law administration, &c.; (iii.) sanitary matters, patents, canals, steamship lines, weights and measures; and (iv.) commercial and economic relationssuch as agriculture, industry, commercial treaties and statistics.

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  • The imperial laws which introduced the compulsory insurance of all the humbler workers within the empire, and gave them, when incapacitated by sickness, accident and old age, an absolute right to pecuniary assistance, have greatly reduced pauperism and crime.

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  • Under this system every person insured has a right to assistance in case of sickness, accident, or incapacity, while in case of death his widow and children receive an annuity.

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  • Compensation in respect of injury or death is not paid if the accident was brought about through the culpable negligence or other delict of the insured.

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  • In case of injury, involving incapacity for more than, thirteen weeks (for the earlier period the Krankenkassen provide), the weekly sum payable during complete or permanent incapacity is fixed at the ratio of two-thirds of the earnings during the year preceding the accident, and in case of partial disablement, at such a proportion of the earnings as corresponds to the loss through disablement.

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  • The really important element was the scheme for a great imperial system by which all working men and women should be provided for in case of sickness, accident or old age.

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  • In 1882 a fresh scheme was laid before the newly elected Reichstag dealing with insurance against accident and against sickness.

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  • It applied only to those occupations, mines and factories, in which the use of machinery was common; it threw the whole burden of compensation on to the masters; but, on the other hand, for the first thirteen weeks after an accident the injured workman received compensation from the sick fund, so that the cost only fell on the masters in the more serious cases.

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  • In that year the young king of Castile, Henry, was killed by accident.

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  • By a fortunate accident the isolated outwork was just missed in the darkness by the left flank of the 2nd Division; otherwise a premature alarm would have been given, which must have changed all the conditions of the operation.

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  • The ministry was saved by a mere accident - the expulsion of Danish agitators from North Schleswig by the German government, which evoked a passion of patriotic protest throughout Denmark, and united all parties, the war minister declaring in the Folketing, during the debate on the military budget (January 1899), that the armaments of Denmark were so far advanced that any great power must think twice before venturing to attack her.

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  • Beginning a northward journey with sledges at the end of the winter, Wellman met with an accident which compelled him to return, but not before some exploration had been accomplished, and the eastern extension of the archipelago fairly well defined.

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  • For Russia was not ripe for liberty; and Alexander, the disciple of the revolutionist Laharpe, was - as he himself said - but " a happy accident " on the throne of the tsars.

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  • The immediate cause was the shock of an accident to her dog.

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  • The presence of the sea in these fjords is an accident.

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  • Yet, in spite of these causes making for union, and in spite of the manifest advantages of union, it was by a mere dynastic accident that, in the defect of nearer heirs to the English throne, the crowns of both kingdoms were worn by James VI.

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  • By the death of his father through a carriage accident in 1842, the count, who was then only four years of age, became heir-apparent to the French throne.

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  • They showed that a philosophical theory is not an accident or whim, but an exponent of its age determined by its antecedents and environments, and handing on its results to the future.

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  • This excessive dependence upon a single industry, which is in its turn dependent upon the accident of the seasons, upon a favourable or unfavourable monsoon, has been held to be one of the main causes of the frequent famines which ravage India.

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  • Humayun died by an accident in 1556, leaving but a circumscribed kingdom, surrounded on every side by active foes, to his son Akbar, then a boy of only fourteen years.

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  • Wolfius infers from this passage that its author was the first actual constructor of a telescope, and it appears not improbable that by happy accident Porta really did make some primitive form of telescope which excited the wonder of his friends.

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  • He states that he had discovered the instrument by accident when engaged in making experiments, and had so far perfected it that distant objects were made as visible and distinct by his instrument as could be done with the one which had been lately offered to the states by a citizen and spectaclemaker of Middelburg.

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  • The result is a selflimiting dialectic. This higher dialectic is a logic. It is no accident that the first of the philosophical sophists, Gorgias, on the one hand, is Eleatic in his affinities, and on the other raises in the characteristic formula of his intellectual nihilism' issues which are as much logical and epistemological as ontological.

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  • It is equally no accident that the name of Protagoras is to be connected, in Plato's view at least, with the rival school of Heracliteans.

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  • That what, e.g., Bacon says of his method may run counter to this is an accident of the tradition of the quarrel with realism.

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  • So again in determining the " import " of propositions, it is no accident that in all save existential propositions it is to the familiar rubrics of associationism - co-existence, sequence, causation and resemblance - that he refers for classification, while his general formula as to the conjunctions of connotations is associationist through and through.

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  • It is no accident that it was the psychology of apperception and the voluntaryist theory or practice of Herbart, whose logical theory was so closely allied to that of the formal logicians proper, that contributed most spring from a common stock, though to us unknown - namely sense and understanding."

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  • He incurred the suspicion of Robespierre, was thrown into prison, and escaped the guillotine by an accident.

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  • The information of most general interest found in the great record is that on political, personal, ecclesiastical and social history, which only occurs sporadically and, as it were, by accident.

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  • The fire of Hestia was always kept burning, and, if by any accident it became extinct, only sacred fire produced by friction, or by burning glasses drawing fire from the sun, might be used to rekindle it.

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  • The first in 1915 met with an accident, and had to winter in North Star Bay; the second in 1916 failed to get through Melville Bay, but the third in 1917 brought back safely those members of the expedition who had not previously returned via the Danish settlements in Greenland.

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  • This mysterious language, despite the existence of more than 6000 inscriptions, and the publication in 1892 of a book written in the language and handed down to us by the accident of its use to pack an Egyptian mummy, remains as obscure as ever, but apparently it underwent very great phonetic changes at an early period, so that the voiced mutes B, D, G disappeared.

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  • The scheme broke down through an accident, but in the following year a military rising broke out, the mutineers cheering for the king and the constitution.

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  • Whymper and two guides then alone surviving the terrible accident in which their four comrades perished.

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  • It is perhaps an accident that we do not hear of priests in Ithaca.

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  • It is probably not an accident that Dieuchidas, who attributed so much to Peisistratus, was a Megarian.

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  • Particular average signifies the damage or partial loss happening to the ship, goods, or freight by some fortuitous or unavoidable accident.

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  • No painting bottom to be, 1 allowed if the bottom has not been painted within six months previous to the date of accident.

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  • Ultimately a change in the balance of parties compelled him to leave the city, and he died in the Peloponnese of the results of an accident in 430.

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  • At this moment an accident most fortunate for Oates took place.

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  • In 1870, the year in which he was very seriously injured in a railway accident, he was elected professor of physics at Owens 1 On the 6th of November 1878 his body was stolen from St Mark's churchyard in New York, but recovered in 1881 upon the payment of $20,000, and buried in the crypt of the cathedral in Garden City.

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  • The so-called Java sparrow (Munia oryzivora), although a destructive bird to rice, has been widely distributed by accident or design, and is now found in several East Indian islands besides Java, in south China, St Helena, India, Zanzibar and the east African coast.

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  • Russia, as the natural ally of Austria, was very obnoxious to France; indeed it was only the accident of the Russian alliance which, in 1741, seemed to stand between Maria Theresa and absolute ruin.

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  • She triumphed in the end, it is true, but it was a triumph due entirely to a lucky accident - the possession, during the crisis, of the greatest statesman and the greatest captain of the age.

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  • Its usefulness to Luther in his propaganda was no accident in its history; it originated in a controversy, and the varying views of the momentous struggle depicted in Gal.

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  • It would be difficult to exaggerate the loss which logic and political economy sustained through the accident by which his life was prematurely cut short.

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  • His death (29th of August 886) was due to a fever contracted in consequence of a serious accident in hunting.

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  • Unfortunately, on the evening of a reception dinner given in his honour, Emin met with an accident which resulted in fracture of the skull.

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  • On the way his adherents joined him in little groups, as if by accident, so that by the time he reached his destination he had about two hundred officers in his suite.

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  • By some accident, which has never been satisfactorily explained, but was probably connected with the severe illness of Sir John Harding, the queen's advocate, the papers were not returned till the 29th of July.

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  • This accident compelled him to put into the Kennebec river, where a mast was procured, and some communication and an unnecessary encounter with the Indians took place.

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  • On their advance to the outworks of the garrison the magazine of the fort exploded, whether by accident or design, killing many of the invaders.

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  • He made over 1000 glides without accident.

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  • The formerly dangerous passage of the marsh-lands, which were liable to irruptions of the tide, is illustrated by the accident to King John in 1216 shortly before his death.

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  • This accident decided the fate of the battle and for the time suspended the prince's march towards Piedmont.

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  • For this investigation Aristotle's most usual name is "first philosophy" or, as a modern might say, "first principles"; but there has since been appropriated to it, apparently by accident, the title "metaphysics."

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  • He had found out, as most people would have said, by accident, as he would doubtless have said, by the guidance of Providence, where his powers lay.

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  • She interceded in 1331 with the king for some carpenters whose careless work on a platform resulted in an accident to herself and her ladies, and on 'a more famous occasion her prayers saved the citizens of Calais from Edward's vengeance.

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  • The similarity of the name Japheth to the Titan Iapetos of Greek mythology is probably a mere accident.

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  • It is a curious accident that we have no information about the respective merits of the candidates for a degree in this year, as the " ordo senioritatis " of the bachelors of arts for the year is omitted in the " Grace Book."

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  • Huygens, in a letter dated the 8th of June 1694, wrote to Leibnitz, " I do not know if you are acquainted with the accident which has happened to the good Mr Newton, namely, that he has had an attack of phrenitis, which lasted eighteen months, and of which they say his friends have cured him by means of remedies, and keeping him shut up."

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  • Only so far as we can get away from the modern view that a person's name is a trifling accident, and breathe the atmosphere which broods over ancient religions, can we understand the use of the name in baptisms, exorcisms, prayers, purifications and consecrations.

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  • On one of the sides of the mountain is a tarn which bears the name of Lochan nan Corp, "the little loch of the dead," from an accident to a funeral party by which 200 lives were lost.

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  • This is the account of Darius, which certainly must be preferred to the traditions of Herodotus and Ctesias, which ascribe his death to an accident.

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  • It is but necessary to note that the younger Henry died in 1183, that Geoffrey perished by accident at a tournament in 1186, and that in 1189, when the old kings strength finally gave out, it was Richard who was leading the rebellion, to which John, the youngest and least worthy of the four undutiful sons, was giving secret countenance.

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  • Richard never published any statement as to their end, though some easy tale of a fever, a conflagration, or an accident might have served him better than the mere silence that he employed.

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  • The Times, in April 1887, printed the facsimile of a letter purporting to be signed by Parnell, in which he declared that he had no other course open to him but to denounce the Phoenix Park murders, but that, while he regretted the accident of Lord Frederick Cavendishs death, he could not refuse to admit that Burke got no more than his deserts.

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  • It is too often the case to be a mere accident that men who become eminent for wide compass of understanding and penetrating comprehension, are in their adolescence unsettled and desultory.

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  • He withdrew the annual allowance, and Burke set to work to win for himself by indefatigable industry and capability in the public interest that position of power or pre-eminence which his detractors acquired either by accident of birth and connexions or else by the.

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  • The Swiss Guard stood firm, and, possibly by accident, a fusillade began.

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  • Mirabeau had the stuff of a great statesman, and Danton was capable of statesmanship. But these men were not followed or obeyed save by accident or for a moment.

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  • Pleasure, in Aristotle's view, is not the primary constituent of well-being, but rather an inseparable accident of it; human well-being is essentially well-doing, excellent activity of some kind, whether its aim and end be abstract truth or noble conduct; knowledge and virtue are objects of rational choice apart from the pleasure attending them; still all activities are attended and in a manner perfected by pleasure, which is better and more desirable in proportion to the excellence of the activity.

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  • Even the " joy and gladness " (Xapa, eu4po n vn) that accompany the exercise of virtue seem to have been regarded by them as merely an inseparable accident, not the essential constituent of well-being.

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  • It was probably in consequence of this accident that his brother Robert, earl of Fife, and not the crown prince himself, was made guardian of the kingdom in 1389; but the latter succeeded to the throne on his father's death in May 1390.

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  • But, for Demosthenes, the special peril represented by Philip, the peril of subjugation to Macedon, was merely a disastrous accident.

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  • At the first sitting of the Land Commission in Dublin the crier, perhaps by accident, declared "the court of the Land League to be open."

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  • Moreover, D regarded religion as of the utmost moment to each individual Israelite; and it is certainly not by accident that the declaration of the individual's duty towards God immediately follows the emphatic intimation to Israel of Yahweh's unity.

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  • Happily an accident which caused Richards death at the siege of Chalus, and the evil imbecility of his brother and sue- Philip cessor, John Lackland, brilliantly restored the fortunes Augustus of the Capets.

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  • Bernadotte, who had helped him to the Consulate, played Napoleon false to win the crown of Sweden; Soult, like Murat, coveted the Spanish throne after that of Portugal, thus anticipating the treason of 1813 and the defection of 1814; many persons hoped for an accident which might resemble the tragic end of Alexander and of Caesar.

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  • In 1711 an untoward accident befell the show, the mayor Sir Gilbert Heathcote (the original of Addison's Sir Andrew Freeport) being thrown by his horse.

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  • At this juncture Damjanich broke his leg, an accident which prevented him from taking part in field operations at the most critical period of the war, when the Magyars had to abandon the capital for the second time.

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  • Probably it is no mere accident that the first appearance, or rather reappearance, of Scandinavian pirates in the west took place shortly after the overthrow of the Frisians.

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  • Only an accident prevented the carrying out of this design; the king had slept until it was past the time for his principal meal.

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  • Where there is the appearance of inherence, therefore, there is always a plurality of reals; no such correlative to substance as attribute or accident can be admitted at all.

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  • Accident, however, frustrated this purpose.

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  • The principle of the honey extractor (throwing the liquid honey out of the cells by centrifugal force) was discovered quite by accident.

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  • Of the thousand years or more of effective Egyptian occupation many monuments exist, but on a broad general view it must be pronounced that they owe their fame more to the accident of survival than to any special intrinsic value.

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  • Each man contributes to a medical fund which maintains the fever, accident and general hospitals, providing also laundries and baths.

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  • In 1839 he met with an accident which resulted in permanent lameness, and unfitted him for active service.

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  • This hypothesis at least explains all myths of fire-stealing by the natural needs, passions, and characters of men, "a jealous race," whereas the philological theory explains the Greek myth by an exceptional accident of changing language, and leaves the other widely diffused myths of fire-stealing in the dark.

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  • An accident caused this situation.

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  • You've been in a fog since the accident.

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  • Strange, but she didn't remember doing anything in the accident that required enough exertion to strain muscles.

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  • For the first time since the accident, Lisa felt hungry.

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  • They were a long way from talked out when she got in her new car, but she felt much more alive and aware of her surroundings – much more in control of her life than she had since the accident.

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  • Someone could make a case for it being left over from some long-ago industrial accident.

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  • He was just passing by—long after the accident happened.

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  • I was the first one to the accident scene and I pitched the bottle—the only bottle.

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  • And then Josh had died suddenly in the auto accident.

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  • There was ample evidence of Cynthia's reluctance to discuss some element of Shipton's accident and Dean was just as reluctant to subject her to police interrogation.

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  • The police are already investigating Jerome Shipton's accident and—" "Accident?

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  • Where did your accident happen?

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  • She'd shot Donovan on accident and only grazed his arm from a meter away.

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  • Are you buying the accident theory too?

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  • When he had summed up his findings, Anderson agreed that the evidence gathered to date pointed to a simple accident.

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  • There are only four possibilities—accident, suicide, murder or skip.

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  • He chuckled – the first time he had done so since the accident.

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  • She circled his neck with both arms – the first time she had done so since the accident.

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  • What happened was an accident, and as Carmen had pointed out, it could have happened regardless of who was with her, but she wouldn't have been trapped for hours on a ledge.

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  • There were exemplary damages because of the accident.

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  • For most of us creative skills are not innate, nor are we likely to develop them by accident.

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  • If someone suffers a corneal abrasion through an accident, does padding the eye with an eye patch help it heal?

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  • The ILO estimates 250 million people globally suffer a work-related accident each year and 3,000 workers are killed daily.

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  • The first fatal motor accident in Redbourn was near The Chequers in 1908.

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  • My daughter, in her mid 30's, recently lost her husband to a tragic accident.

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  • I had to come here several years ago for physio following a serious bicycle accident.

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  • What is the connection between an old copy of Mary Shelley's Frankenstien and a horrific car accident?

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  • Similarly, when a human controller screws up and causes a train collision, we consider this an unfortunate accident.

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  • Do you know about my sister, whose husband died in a traffic accident, leaving her with three children?

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  • Steph Keenan was involved in a car accident whilst in Poland and suffered major injuries, including a broken pelvis.

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  • The Borley Rectory affair ensured that the participants were given historical permanence by accident.

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  • Her husband, Sean, a local postman is still on crutches following an accident some months.

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  • Cause an accident hunting especially in money in any to accurately presort.

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  • The time limit for commencing proceedings is 2 years from the date of the accident.

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  • Accident, Scotlands finest quality paintless dent removal company. we remove and repair car dents and dings without painting!

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  • Some of us may well have felt the same sudden revulsion at the first images of the Milan accident some weeks ago.

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  • Hundreds of flowers still line the roadside at the spot where the accident happened and candles are lit there each evening.

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  • You have the high-risk roadways you have an accident student drivers with.

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  • Most testicular cancer cases are found by men themselves when doing a self-examination or by accident.

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  • His affinity also with the unique textures and radical utopianism of Messiaen is no accident.

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  • However, the material does not give a statistically valid picture of the state of accident investigations comparing nations.

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  • If you are in a traffic accident, emergency vehicles can find you easily to administer assistance.

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  • So if you have been involved in an accident which was not your fault and have whiplash as a result, contact us!

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  • At age 20, James then has a car accident in which he sustains a mild whiplash.

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  • Nicola has a broken arm and nose and has suffered severe whiplash due to the accident.

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  • The experts in whiplash injury compensation The most common injury suffered in a car accident is a whiplash injury compensation The most common injury suffered in a car accident is a whiplash injury.

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  • A car accident whiplash injury is a dramatic example of a subluxation produced by a sudden accident or trauma.

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  • Types of accident claims There are many types of personal injury claims form whiplash claims to work accidents.

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  • The reports of the accident could have been based only on eye witness accounts.

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  • The opener damaged tendons in his left wrist in a freak accident on Saturday morning.

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  • An accident investigation was still being dealt with at 2pm yesterday, with the road closed and diversions in place.

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  • Accident betrayed the secret of his retirement; he was compelled to leave his mathematical investigations, and to take part in entertainments, where the only thing that chimed in with his theorizing reveries was the music. French politics were at that time characterized by violence and intrigue to such an extent that Paris was no fit place for a student, and there was little honourable prospect for a soldier.

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  • The Notice of Accidents Act of 1884, which obliges employers of labour to report to the Board of Trade, when "there occurs in any employment " as defined by the schedule of the act, " any accident which causes to any person employed therein, either loss of life or such bodily injury as to prevent him on any one of the three working days next after the occurrence of the accident from being employed for five hours on his ordinary work," affects railways in course of construction, but not, as a rule, otherwise.

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  • The treatise of Porphyry deals with the notions of genus, species, difference, property and accident (see Predicables); and he mentions, but declines to discuss, the various theories that have been held as to the ontological import of genera and species.

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  • The building was intended to be "a place of public meeting for all sorts and descriptions of people, without distinction, who shall behave and conduct themselves in an orderly, sober, religious and devout manner, for the worship and adoration of the eternal, unsearchable and immutable Being, who is the author and preserver of the universe, but not under and by any other name, designation or title, peculiarly used for and applied to any particular being or beings by any man or set of men whatsoever; and that no graven image, statue or sculpture, carving, painting, picture, portrait or the likeness of anything shall be admitted within the said messuage, building, land, tenements, hereditament and premises; and that no sacrifice, offering or oblation of any kind or thing shall ever be permitted therein; and that no animal or living creature shall within or on the said messuage, &c., be deprived of life either for religious purposes or food, and that no eating or drinking (except such as shall be necessary by any accident for the preservation of life), feasting or rioting be permitted therein or thereon; and that in conducting the said worship or adoration, no object, animate or inanimate, that has been or is or shall hereafter become or be recognized as an object of worship by any man or set of men, shall be reviled or slightingly or contemptuously spoken of or alluded to, either in preaching or in the hymns or other mode of worship that may be delivered or used in the said messuage or building; and that no sermon, preaching, discourse, prayer or hymns be delivered, made or used in such worship, but such as have a tendency to the contemplation of the Author and Preserver of the universe or to the promotion of charity, morality, piety, benevolence, virtue and the strengthening of the bonds of union between men of all religious persuasions and creeds."

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  • This splitting of the air not only lessens the cost of ventilating, but greatly increases its efficiency by permitting the circulation of much larger volumes, and has the added advantage that the effect of an explosion or other accident vitiating the air current is often confined to a single division of the mine, and affects but a small part of the working force.

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  • It came within a narrow margin of setting the Mahommedan world ablaze against Great Britain and France - on which Germany had counted - a catastrophe averted by the accident that the Sherif of Mecca opposed the Jihad and divided Islam.

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  • Makárov, however, crossed it without accident, and pursued the cruisers until Togo's battle-fleet appeared, whereupon he went about and steamed for port.

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  • But even old Jim has been saying things since we had our accident.

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  • In accumulating property for ourselves or our posterity, in founding a family or a state, or acquiring fame even, we are mortal; but in dealing with truth we are immortal, and need fear no change nor accident.

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  • The second time, he punctured a lung in a biking accident.

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  • They hope to raise around £ 2,000 for his parents ' chosen charity, Yorkshire Air Ambulance who attended the scene of the accident.

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  • The effect of a head-on accident is similar way to that of a rear-end accident, except the whiplash process is reversed.

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  • Types of car accident A rear-end car accident is the typical situation in which whiplash injuries occur.

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  • An accident, however, leaves him stranded on a remote island for four years.

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  • Accident, Scotlands finest quality paintless dent removal company. we remove and repair car dents and dings without painting !

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  • In the event of accident the Company may repossess the boat and the hiring contract shall then terminate without liability on the Company.

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  • Fame goes to their heads and then they 're reunited when Slater gets in an accident.

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  • In a scandal that is still reverberating more than 30 years later, 19 of the 20 stories were wiped, apparently by accident.

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  • Born right-handed, he lost his arm in a childhood accident when he fell off the running board of a truck.

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  • Among other injuries, Mike lost a leg below his knee in a road traffic accident.

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  • Was it deliberate, an accident, or a propaganda ruse on the part of the defending enemy?

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  • If you have been injured in a scaffolding accident you are entitled to make a personal injury claim.

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  • Most people keep a scrapbook of newspaper cuttings - especially if any of their family or friends has died in a strange boating accident.

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  • European navigators set sail As with any great discovery, the opening of the Southern seaboard spice route was no accident.

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  • You ca n't claim IIDB if you were self-employed in work that caused your accident.

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  • Paralyzed in an accident, he asks her to have sex with strangers and describe the encounters.

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  • Maybe it was an accident, I do n't know, - Arsene Wenger in admits seeing incident shocker !

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  • She may love them so much that she doesn't want to have an accident in them!

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  • So when the poor little four-year-old girl had a small accident in my bed, the look of horror in her eyes made me realize what a neat freak I really am.

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  • If your cat has a last minute accident on your carpet, as soon as you smell or see the spot go get some white paper towels and blot up as much as you can.

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  • Disposable and absorbent puppy pads can come in handy to use in the bottom of a pet carrier if the cat has an accident en route to the vet.

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  • Having each bill's date tracked on an easy-to reference calendar will decrease your chances of mixing up dates or missing a payment by accident.

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  • You might own your home for ten years, gradually increasing your equity, until one day an automobile accident or unexpected illness results in thousands of dollars of medical expenses.

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  • Travel Accident Insurance - You are automatically covered for up to $100,000 for accidental death and dismemberment when the fare is charged to the Plum Card.

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  • Chances are you're in your current situation because you got blindsided by something major like an illness, car accident, loss of job or other upheaval.

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  • This plan provides protection if you are unable to work due to accident or sickness (including back injuries and/or mental illness).

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  • Travel Accident Insurance - Covered for accidental death or dismemberment while traveling on an airplane or other public transportation if tickets were purchased using the Black Card.

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  • These benefits include emergency roadside assistance, up to $50,000 of insurance to help cover the costs of damage to a rental vehicle, zero liability coverage for stolen cards, and up to $1 million in travel accident insurance.

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  • The American Express Card car rental insurance policy, known as the Car Rental Loss and Damage Insurance Plan, protects cardholders if they are in an accident while they are driving a rental car.

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  • You can also expect to receive travel accident insurance and automatic car rental insurance whenever you go to rent a car.

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  • It's no accident that the two biggest historical influences on the focus of the company were timber farmers.

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  • Although accidental strangulation is probably the most serious accident that can happen on a bunk bed, it's rare; falls resulting in sprains and broken bones are much more common.

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  • The warranty does not apply to damage resulting from abuse, accident, alteration, improper assembly, misuse or tampering.

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  • If there is an accident that results in some kind of spill or leak, biofuels would present much less of a health and environmental hazard.

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  • Others assisting or supporting the victim of an accident may also benefit from it, since their calm mental state provides support for the patient.

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  • Many have discovered the fragrance by accident, but you know what they say about love, you always find it when you're not looking!

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  • In this case, a cat plays a keyboard after someone has a terrible (but humorous) accident.

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