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It was the first time that such a thing had happened in Debenham, for the railway was but newly open, and we were all proportionately moved by the occurrence.
Why, I felt petrified with astonishment--although, in view of the fact that you had failed me for four days, I had been expecting some such extraordinary occurrence.
MORE than three years have elapsed since the occurrence of the events recorded in this volume.
Although the occurrence can easily be explained by arithmetic, I still believe it to have been a miracle.
The Beaver sailed from New York on the 10th of October, 1811, and reached the Sandwich Islands without any occurrence of moment.
The tragic occurrence of the day was on his mind, and he kept waking and thinking of it.
The case of Gridley is in no essential altered from one of actual occurrence, made public by a disinterested person who was professionally acquainted with the whole of the monstrous wrong from beginning to end.
As for the governor, the jailer did not even think of disturbing him; the turnkeys and the sentinels had reported the occurrence to him, but what was the good of it?
Just as he had done after Austerlitz, he related this occurrence at such length and so insistently that everyone again believed it had been necessary to do this, and he received two decorations for the Finnish war also.
That occurrence soon became generally known--her nocturnal visit, the change she underwent, and her entry into a convent.
I cannot say that at the moment I was greatly startled, or realized the gravity of the occurrence, though I thought it singular.
No fresh occurrence thenceforward arrested the progress of the operation; and on the tenth of June, twenty days before the expiration of the period fixed by Barbicane, the well, lined throughout with its facing of stone, had attained the depth of