sequence of events

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And to define the matter roughly, we may say that the proper magnitude is comprised within such limits, that the sequence of events, according to the law of probability or necessity, will admit of a change from bad fortune to good, or from good fortune to bad.
He sat quite still and tried to think calmly, tried to piece together in his mind the sequence of events which had brought him to this part of the world and which had led to his remaining where he was, an undesired hanger-on at the threshold of Miles Fentolin.
"You have, no doubt, described the sequence of events correctly, but there is one point which you have left unexplained.
Thus ended my hopes of the widow by an accident which could not have been anticipated, to be sure, but which the natural sequence of events had brought about.
Disheartened and discouraged by the strange sequence of events that seemed fore-ordained to thwart his every attempt to serve the Princess of Ptarth, he paid little or no attention to his surroundings, moving through the deserted city as though no great white apes lurked in the black shadows of the mystery-haunted piles that flanked the broad avenues and the great plaza.
I reviewed the whole extraordinary sequence of events as I rattled on through the silent gas-lit streets.
The majority incline to the debilitated cousin's sentiment, which is in few words--"no business--Rouncewell's fernal townsman." Sir Leicester generally refers back in his mind to Wat Tyler and arranges a sequence of events on a plan of his own.
"You can imagine, Watson, with what eagerness I listened to this extraordinary sequence of events, and endeavored to piece them together, and to devise some common thread upon which they might all hang.
There are no separate laws for securitymen but the sequence of events and eyewitness accounts play a major role.
He said: "If that sequence of events unfolds, many English MPs will move further away from supporting the union.
But a university reunion reveals all is not well for the other friends either, and a terrifying sequence of events begins to turn into a nightmare.
The bizarre sequence of events begun when the former world middleweight champion failed to get arrested after parking his lorry, which bore the slogan "Tony Blair military occupation causes terrorism", outside Downing Street.