Sentence Examples

  • Public calamity was added to private bereavement.
  • It suffered severe calamity from an earthquake, which in 1839 destroyed the greater part of the city.
  • His death was the great calamity of Scotland, and is lamented in a famous fragment of early Scottish verse.
  • If he doubts of this let him go to Egypt, and there he will find the fields swarming with mice, begot of the mud of Nylus, to the great calamity of the inhabitants."
  • The dreadful calamity of the Black Death, which fell upon France and England, as upon all Europe, in the years 1348-1349.

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