Ill-fated sentence example

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  • He still recalled the look she'd given him before they left in the ill-fated helo.
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  • As any camper who has had the misfortune to experience an ill-fated camping trip knows, the key to success is preparation.
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  • From that ill-fated expedition he returned at the beginning of June.
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  • Sasha hadn.t lost time in acting after the ill-fated Council meeting!
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  • This tragic contrast is emphasized by the pomp and circumstance that surround the ill-fated hero of the story at the beginning.
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  • The potentially happy trip turned ill fated when Katie decided to purchase a bargain basement Heart album for $ 5.00.
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  • Entering the sixth generation, bit-counts were no longer a matter of concern.Approaching the new millennium, we saw the ill-fated Sega Dreamcast, the DVD-running Sony PlayStation 2, and the first Xbox, as well as the Nintendo GameCube.
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  • The ill-fated Nintendo 64DD (disk drive) was never released outside of Japan and offered only a few games in its home country.
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  • The Titanic was no exception, for Amen-Ra's curse brought death to over 1,500 passengers aboard the ill-fated vessel.
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  • Many other celebrities have made the often ill-fated decision to have a loved one's name inked on their bodies.
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  • Based on the ill-fated television series Firefly, Serenity is a movie that defies the logic of Hollywood.
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  • A yellow police tape blocked off the area where Shipton had belayed for his ill-fated drop.
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  • At least something good had come out of Edith Shipton's ill-fated stay at Bird Song.
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  • The adventurer was not the only man to lose his life on the ill-fated expedition.
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  • Glyndwr's Way In the early 15th Century, Owain Glyndwr led an audacious, but ultimately ill-fated rebellion against English rule.
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  • What followed was remarkably like the Bay of Pigs invasion of a century later, and equally ill-fated.
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  • I have since thought it an omen that we should have chosen the semblance of one so ill-fated.
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  • A decade ago Ian Richardson was running the BBC's first ill-fated Arabic television newsroom.
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  • I have now taken up my pen with the intention of telling all that I know of the ill-fated voyage.
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  • Meanwhile, in the province of Victoria, by means of a fund subscribed among the colonists and a grant by the legislature, the ill-fated expedition of Messrs Burke and Wills was started.
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  • His political indiscretions at Dresden were made the excuse for bitter persecutions: scandalmongers made his friendship with the ill-fated king a danger to both; and Wagner was obliged to retire to Triebschen near Lucerne for the next six years.
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  • It is with a sense of relief that we read of his having really been stirred into active enthusiasm anent the wrongs done the ill-fated John Brown.
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  • He had shared the captivity of his ill-fated cousin, the ex-sultan, Selim III., whose efforts at reform had ended in his deposition by the janissaries.
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  • Of the ill-fated C. Cornelius Gallus, their predecessor, we have but a single pentameter remaining.
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  • But he came too late; the ill-fated reforming sultan had been strangled in the seraglio, and Bairakdar's only resource was to wreak his vengeance on Mustafa and to place on the throne Mahmud II., the sole surviving member of the house of Osman.
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  • 28 1918 the Czechs regained the independence which they had lost almost 300 years before, at the ill-fated battle of the White Mountain on Nov.
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  • The history of that ill-fated queen occupied much of his attention, and his last work, A Detection of the LoveLetters lately attributed in Hugh Campbell's work to Mary Queen of Scots, is an exposure of an attempt to represent as genuine some fictitious letters said to have passed between Mary and Bothwell, which had fallen into deserved oblivion.
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  • He held this office jointly or solely until his death; in 1577 when Smith died, Dr Thomas Wilson was associated with Walsingham; after Wilson's death in 1581 Walsingham was sole secretary until July 1586, when Davison began his brief and ill-fated seven months' tenure of the office.
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  • Its details cannot be described in this place (see Investitures); we need only say that this ill-fated quarrel was not calculated to advance the reform movement, but rather to impede it, and, further, that it ended in failure.
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  • The South American Missionary Society, founded by the ill-fated Captain Allen Gardiner, has much extended its work among the Indians of the interior of what has been well called " the Neglected Continent "; it has been specially successful among the Araucanians of Chile and the Paraguayan Chaco.
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  • In 1746 Hume accepted the office of secretary to General St Clair, and was a spectator of the ill-fated expedition to France in the autumn of that year.
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  • It has disappeared from the map, but is famous as the principal settlement of the ill-fated Ostend Company, the one great effort made by Germany to secure a foothold in India.
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  • Unlike the ill-fated American communities, these hardy WUrttemberg peasants have flourished in Palestine, and their three colonies - at Jaffa, Haifa, and Jerusalem - are the most important European communities now in the country Since 1870 there has been a steady development of Jewish immigration, consisting principally of refugees from countries where anti-Semitism is an important element in politics.
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  • In 1553 the ill-fated Sir Hugh Willoughby attempted to force a passage along the north of Europe and Asia.
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  • He accompanied Charles on the ill-fated Algerian expedition of 1541, of which he disapproved, and by his ability just saved the whole force from complete disaster.
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  • The ill-fated Vieira de Castro excited the greatest admiration by his impassioned speeches in the Chamber of Deputies during the 'sixties; the nearest modern counterpart to these distinguished men is the orator Antonio Candido Ribeiro da Costa.
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  • In 1615 he attached himself to the ill-fated Henry, duke of Montmorency (1595-1632), under whose protection he produced with success the tragedy of Pyrame et Thisbe, acted probably about 1617 and printed in 1623, although placed later by some critics.
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  • It was the style from 1821 to 1889 of the princes of the house of Braganza who ruled in Brazil; it has been assumed by usurpers in Haiti, and in Mexico it was borne by Augustin Iturbide in 1822 and 1823, and by the ill-fated Archduke Maximilian of Austria from 1864 to 1867.
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  • Beginning with the sagas of the west, most perfect in style and form, the earliest in subject is that of Gold-Thori (c. 930), whose adventurous career it relates; Hensa-porissaga tells of the burning of Blund-Ketil, a noble chief, an event which led to Thord Gelli's reforms next year (c. 964); Gislasaga (960-980) tells of the career and death of that ill-fated outlaw; it is beautifully written, and the verses by the editor (13th century) are good and appropriate; Hord's Saga (980) is the life of a band of outlaws on Whalesfirth, and especially of their leader Hord.
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  • There is, almost undoubtedly, a touch of the Christian dawn on the figure and myth of the pure and beloved and ill-fated god Balder, and his descent into hell.
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  • The Civil Constitution of the Clergy, too, seemed to him not only to violate his rights as a king, but his faith as a Christian also; and when the emigration of the nobility and the death of Mirabeau (April 2, 1791) had deprived him of his natural supporters and his only adviser, resuming the old plan of withdrawing to the army of the marquis de Bouill at Metz, he made his ill-fated attempt to escape from Paris (June 20, 1791).
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  • She was the tutelary Goddess to the ill-fated hero Cu Chulainn; she was the Faery Queen and the Washer at the Ford.
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  • Alexander Farnese had been brought up in Spain with his cousin, the ill-fated Don Carlos, and his uncle Don John of Austria, both of whom were about the same age as himself, and after his marriage he took up his residence at once at the court of Madrid.
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