of my life have often afforded me this advantage, but never with more fulness and variety than during my continuance in office.
They are supposed," said Justice, the roan cob, in his calm way, "to prevent horses from shying and starting, and getting so frightened as to cause accidents
It seems, upon my first reaching the shore after our shipwreck, I was in such confusion, that before I came to the place where I went to sleep, my hat, which I had fastened with a string to my head while I was rowing, and had stuck on all the time I was swimming, fell off after I came to land; the string, as I conjecture, breaking by some accident
, which I never observed, but thought my hat had been lost at sea.
The road, then, was quite clear of obstacles, and Phileas Fogg had but two things to fear-- an accident
to the sledge, and a change or calm in the wind.
From this Dilemma I was most fortunately releived by an accident
truly apropos; it was the lucky overturning of a Gentleman's Phaeton, on the road which ran murmuring behind us.
He does not remember, but I think that there was an accident
, and so he was not exchanged among the prisoners, but he was sent to another place - how do you say?
Amid the occupations or amusements of the Fair, nothing was more common than for a person--whether at feast, theatre, or church, or trafficking for wealth and honors, or whatever he might be doing, to vanish like a soap bubble, and be never more seen of his fellows; and so accustomed were the latter to such little accidents
that they went on with their business as quietly as if nothing had happened.
A natural accident
, such as will happen now and then
The sad accident
at Lyme was soon the prevailing topic, and on comparing their latest accounts of the invalid, it appeared that each lady dated her intelligence from the same hour of yestermorn; that Captain Wentworth had been in Kellynch yesterday (the first time since the accident
), had brought Anne the last note, which she had not been able to trace the exact steps of; had staid a few hours and then returned again to Lyme, and without any present intention of quitting it any more.
The night passed without accident
, but in such profound obscurity, that it was necessary to use redoubled vigilance.
It was a humble establishment, kept by a good man from Rouen and his wife, that Philip had discovered by accident
I feared an accident
now, for I knew no thief could steal him, yet even an accident
seemed incredible, he was always so cautious at crossings; also there could not possibly have been an accident
to Porthos without there being an accident
to something else.