bad fortune

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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.
Is it not written above, that, for our family, all good fortune and all bad fortune shall eternally come from France?
But soon regaining his naturally firm voice, he continued: "His bad fortune is the true reason of my being here, for it would never do to abandon such a boy to the Hurons.
"In effect, sir," pursued the nephew, "I believe it to be at once your bad fortune, and my good fortune, that has kept me out of a prison in France here."
But before that time we shall be ready with the money; and even though we were not, it would be a bad fortune indeed to find so merciless a creditor in his successor.
"I divined that you would become mine, count," replied Morrel; "besides, as I had the honor to tell you, heroism or not, sacrifice or not, that day I owed an offering to bad fortune in recompense for the favors good fortune had on other days granted to us."
"He's had bad fortune because Manchester United have had problems for a while.
He said that it was bad fortune that no serious efforts had been made during the last three decades that caused difficulties in provision of sufficient gas to locals.
These include cases where the abuser believes a child is a witch, has been possessed by a spirit, demons or the devil, or has brought bad fortune into the home in other ways.
As if somehow the turn of a diary page is able to wipe the slate clean and banish the demons and bad fortune of the previous one away.
The Pandalam Royal family, who claimed to have a strong bond with Lord Ayyappa, had earlier said that if all women are allowed to enter the temple then the Lord would curse devotees with bad fortune.
There was more bad fortune for the Ferrari team leader in the race when a slow pitstop saw him emerge behind the other Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas.