unforeseen circumstances

unforeseen circumstances

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WHEN the author of these little tales commenced them, it was her intention to form a short series of such stories as, it was hoped, might not be entirely without moral advantage; but unforeseen circumstances have prevented their completion, and, unwilling to delay the publication any longer, she commits them to the world in their present unfinished state, without any flattering anticipations of their reception.
His intention had been to be absent a year at the most, but a combination of unforeseen circumstances prevented his leaving the mines for nearly five.
My gorge had long since risen at the deed; the unforeseen circumstances had rendered it impossible from the first; but now I could afford to recognize the impossibility, and to think of Raffles and the asthmatic alike without a qualm.
A very few moments afterwards it was announced to the guests that an unforeseen circumstance rendered it necessary to put a premature close to the festival.
At this unforeseen circumstance Mrs Verloc abandoned her pose of idleness and irresponsibility.
In case of unforeseen circumstances, Phase I of Service period may be extended for a period not longer than 4 months,- Phase II goal - to give the public entity representation services concessionaire selection phase, covering financial and tax, legal and technical advice,- Phase II launch of a service contract in the country (countries) has decided to launch the concession tender.
Post Office spokesman Cathal Wogan said: "We have decided not to make any changes at this time due to unforeseen circumstances.
TELLY psychic Derek Acorah was forced to cancel his latest show because of unforeseen circumstances.
A statement on the Web site of the Lisbon venue states: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin Bieber was forced to cancel the second performance in Portugal, 12 March.
A Royal Mail spokeswoman said: "We apologise to customers for the inconvenience caused when we had to close the inquiry office at Holyhead Delivery Office due to unforeseen circumstances.
One furious fan of Acorah - dubbed the UK's No1 psychic - said: "We were told it was due to unforeseen circumstances.
Stuart, who owns the other half of the lease, has come back and due to unforeseen circumstances I've closed the bar.