Befall sentence example

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  • All real good or evil that can befall him must be from himself..
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  • If any mishap befall the queen, the workers can sometimes keep the community from dying out.
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  • "The individual notion of each person includes once for all what is to befall it, world without end," and "it would not have been our Adam but another, if he had had other events."
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  • "I confess," he wrote to the marquis of Villamarina, in 1847, "that a war of national independence which should have for its object the defence of the pope would be the greatest happiness that could befall me."
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  • Then he summoned all the "sons" to gather round his bed, and told them "what shall befall in the latter days" (xlix.).
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  • After the other, it was the bitterest possible experience that could befall him, nor, in the state of mental desolation into which it plunged him, could he find any comfort from being soon again set free.
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  • No one can predict accidents that might befall an engagement ring.
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  • At the same time Sulpicia expresses the hope that no harm will befall Calenus.
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  • Perhaps even to-day the worst fate that can befall a villager after death is to be deprived, not of commemoration in the mass, but of the victim slain for his sins.
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  • And in how many years, continues the prince, does this fate befall man?
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  • Substance does not reside in Him and the quality of substance do not befall Him.
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  • On awaking he addressed kind words to the compassionate brother, and then prophesied that dire calamities would befall Florence during the reign of a pope named Clement.
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  • Do you feel in that state of mind that you could bear any affliction which might befall you, without repining?
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  • Certainly nothing to warrant the almost phobic warnings of the terrible fate which would befall me.
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  • The faction leaders of the Left, though divided by personal jealousies and mutually incompatible ambitions, agreed that the worst evil which could befall Italy would be the return of the Right to power, and conspired to preclude the possibility of a Sella cabinet.
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  • The slave might thus be by birth of equal rank with his master, who knew that the same fate might befall himself or some of the members of his family.
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  • Aspiring screenwriters have always been full of angst about what kind of radical changes might befall their beloved manuscripts in the hands of the wrong director or star.
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  • The telenovela Rosalinda reflects a common theme in the tragedies and triumphs that befall the innocent Rosalinda.
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  • Any unforeseen accidents or misfortunes that befall a person or an organization may be covered under such insurance.
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  • " The individual notion of each person includes once for all what is to befall it, world without end," and " itjwould not have been our Adam but another, if he had had other events."
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  • The Roman party recovered its power; Aurelian was again praetorian prefect in 402; and the Germanization which was to befall the western world was averted from the east.
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  • But such a view is in conflict with the fact that the Apocalypse exhibits a steady movement from a detailed account of the condition of actual individual churches on an ever-widening sweep to the catastrophes that will befall every nation and country till at last evil is finally overthrown and the blessedness of the righteous consummated.
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