Only the vicissitudes of life can show us its vanity and develop our innate love of death or of rebirth to a new life.
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.
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.
The truth is, pastoralists for the most part carried on their industry trusting very greatly to luck, not making any special provisions against the vicissitudes of the seasons.