unfortunate accident

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I have been careful to enter into all the particulars of this unfortunate accident, because neither Mr.
The doctor found himself so agreeable to Miss Bridget, that he now began to lament an unfortunate accident which had happened to him about ten years before; namely, his marriage with another woman, who was not only still alive, but, what was worse, known to be so by Mr Allworthy.
I suppose you have come about the unfortunate accident of this morning, Thornton?
On these occasions the subject of Timothy is barred, and if by any unfortunate accident Mary's name is mentioned, we immediately look opposite ways and a silence follows, in which I feel sure he is smiling, and wonder what the deuce he is smiling at.
Charles bowed to the general with grace and dignity, saying, -- "You will pardon me this unfortunate accident, and the violence to which you have been subjected, when you are convinced that I was not the cause of them.
Shelby had, by some unfortunate accident, been detained, for a month or two, at some remote post-office, before it reached its destination; and, of course, before it was received, Tom was already lost to view among the distant swamps of the Red river.
The body exhibited no traces of violence, and there can be no doubt that the deceased had been the victim of an unfortunate accident, which should have the effect of calling the attention of the authorities to the condition of the riverside landing-stages.
The Sound which has to be crossed on this passage, is not always a very safe or pleasant navigation, and has been the scene of some unfortunate accidents.
This was a most unfortunate accident on a piece of equipment designed for adventure climbing," said Ald Salter.
Islamabad -- Rana Tanvir Hussain federal minister for defence production on Tuesday rejected the audit report presented in Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting saying that Air Chief Mushaf Ali's aircraft faced unfortunate accident caused by bad weather.
His Highness the Amir expressed his own condolences and that of the Kuwaiti government and people over the unfortunate accident which resulted from a crane collapse at an expansion project in the sacred city of Makkah," read an Amiri Diwan statement.
ERZyNCAN (CyHAN)- An unfortunate accident took place during a sports festival in eastern province of Erzincan.