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Another common chance event is that of a student who desperately wishes to do a course of study at university that requires a high Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) score.
What is implied is that by a chance-event Oedipus successfully faced the Sphinx, a chance event which is a fortunate one only in appearance, given that it marks the downfall of the king and, with him, the demise of the community, as well (my italics).
Chance Discovery: The Discovery and Management of Chance Events
With the additional chance event of President Warren G.
Collections of reviews like those from Galland allow us to see the 'big picture' of a work's reception; yet, ironically, the bigger the picture - and given the degree of press activity in later nineteenth-century France, it can indeed get big - the less interpretable it starts to seem: there is always an article around the corner (or threatening to be around the corner) telling of how a recurring critical theme was less the product of some urgent contemporary concern than of a chance event.
It is especially worrying that White Australia Defied, which has scholarship written all over it, only got beyond the dissertation stage by the chance event of Mercer's undergraduate professor having a local history publishing program.
We interpret the one successful Algorithm 2 hit from the 100 cm starting distance as a chance event, and the hits from the 60 cm starting distance as successful plume edge tracking.
Most rewarding is her exploration of the hunt as a transitional activity, often opening onto adventure or chance event, and revealing the workings of destiny in the hero's journey through the forest.
Here Kavanagh argues convincingly that the cumulative effect of these tales of evil is to turn evil into a work without a referent, that is, "evil designates ultimately the chance event for which someone can be blamed".
11,12) For example, a health professional who restrains an elderly patient at risk of failing, primarily because of fear of litigation due to the chance event of a harmful fall, practices in a way counter to the basic tenets of geriatric standards of care.
With this layering of chance event upon chance event the embryo gradually evolves its form.