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  • A similar fate has befallen Mill's economic theories.
  • (See Marie Antoinette.) [Ed.] during which time she remained ignorant of the fate which had befallen her parents.
  • From a literary point of view, indeed, it cannot compare with the dignified Hebrew narrative, but considering the misfortunes which have befallen the collection of Zoroastrian traditions now represented by the Bundahish (the Parsee Genesis) we cannot reasonably be surprised.
  • The same fate has befallen the works of Berossus and Manetho, Eratosthenes and Apollodorus.
  • That the Kulturkampf had followed so rapidly upon the war was the greatest piece of good fortune that could have befallen the Holy See.

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