Sentence Examples

  • During the rule of the Paramara dynasty Dhar was famous throughout India as a centre of culture and learning; but, after suffering various vicissitudes, it was finally conquered by the Mussulmans at the beginning of the 14th century.
  • Only the vicissitudes of life can show us its vanity and develop our innate love of death or of rebirth to a new life.
  • He then gave in his resignation as general, and returned to commerce; but his brewery was ruined, and after many vicissitudes of fortune he died in poverty in Paris on the 6th of February 1809.
  • Frankfort has suffered much from the vicissitudes of war.
  • It has shared the vicissitudes of the nation itself and like it been in danger of extermination at the hands of fanatic foes.

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