strange occurrence

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Such is my journal of what relates to this strange occurrence up to the present day.
While all present stood amazed at this strange occurrence the general said, "At any rate your tears will not allow me to keep my oath; live, fair Ana Felix, all the years that heaven has allotted you; but these rash insolent fellows must pay the penalty of the crime they have committed;" and with that he gave orders to have the two Turks who had killed his two soldiers hanged at once at the yard-arm.
Madam," answered the rector, in great perplexity, "this strange occurrence brings to my mind a marriage sermon of the famous Bishop Taylor, wherein he mingles so many thoughts of mortality and future woe, that, to speak somewhat after his own rich style, he seems to hang the bridal chamber in black, and cut the wedding garment out of a coffin pall.
Musqueton remained glued to the door, awaiting the explanation of this strange occurrence.
Beyond all measure astonished by the strange occurrences which had passed with so much violence and rapidity, the locksmith gazed upon the shuddering figure in the chair like one half stupefied, and would have gazed much longer, had not his tongue been loosened by compassion and humanity.
With her arm locked in that of Miss Grant, the young mistress of the mansion walked slowly up and down the hall, musing on scenes that were rapidly recurring to her memory, and possibly dwelling, at times, in the sanctuary of her thoughts, on the strange occurrences that had led to the introduction to her father’s family of one whose Manners so singularly contradicted the inferences to be drawn from his situation.
As he thought deeply upon the strange occurrences of the night, he witnessed another remarkable happening.
A strange occurrence takes place while Russ is scaling the town's radio tower-- after a very bad day--that results in a second copy of him: "Russ 2.
For the past several years, a rumor has been circulating in the halls of the Cameri Theater in Tel Aviv, about a strange occurrence experienced by the cast of the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" -- word has it that every actress who uses a certain dressing room becomes pregnant.
The reasons behind this strange occurrence was not the wind or the ice, which was previously thought to be the likely causes.
This strange occurrence is offset by the Indian Ocean where the water is substantially warmer than normal.
Another strange occurrence, which has not been explained, was that while all the six athletes were administered the same supplement by the coach and were tested positive for methandienone, the samples of Mandeep and Tiana also showed traces of stanozolol even as all the samples were taken around the same time.