Sentence Examples


  • Instead of discussing the current calamity, as would be Fred's normal reaction, he grabbed his coat and left.
  • Nevertheless, some there were, who even in the face of these things were ready to give chase to Moby Dick; and a still greater number who, chancing only to hear of him distantly and vaguely, without the specific details of any certain calamity, and without superstitious accompaniments, were sufficiently hardy not to flee from the battle if offered.
  • The whole calamity, with the falling form of Macey, was plainly descried from the ship.
  • Six weeks after Anna Pavlovna's "At Home" and after the sleepless night when he had decided that to marry Helene would be a calamity and that he ought to avoid her and go away, Pierre, despite that decision, had not left Prince Vasili's and felt with terror that in people's eyes he was every day more and more connected with her, that it was impossible for him to return to his former conception of her, that he could not break away from her, and that though it would be a terrible thing he would have to unite his fate with hers.
  • It still depends on Your Majesty to preserve humanity from the calamity of another war.

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