calamity


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an occurrence inflicting widespread destruction and distress

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They disputed long, but in the end, Merlin, scoffing, said, 'Wherefore hath he not NAMED his brave calamity? Verily it is because he can- not.' This thrust did in a most sudden sort close the king's mouth, and he could offer naught to turn the argument; and so, reluctant, and full loth to do you the discourtesy, he yet prayeth you to consider his per- plexed case, as noting how the matter stands, and name the calamity -- if so be you have determined the nature of it and the time of its coming.
It seemed an overwhelming calamity. Now, in this old familiar room, it is more like the sorrow of a dream than an actual loss.
BEWITCHING: Carla Calamity from Shepton Mallet after being selected for the job of a traditional green wicked witch at Wookey Hole Caves.
Miss Calamity, a single estate agent from Shepton Mallet, Somerset, beat the competition by singing a little ditty about the legend of the Wookey Witch, who was turned to stone by Father Bernard who had been appointed by the Abbott of Glastonbury to rid villagers of her curse.
McLaird (professor emeritus of history at Dakota Wesleyan University), Wild Bill Hickok & Calamity Jane is a biographical examination of the legendary relationship between two Wild West wanderers whose behavior wavered along the fine line between law-abiding and outlaw.
Phil Scott details these days of calamity when the Keys were hit by one of the most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S: Hemingway's Hurricane: The Great Florida Keys Storm Of 1935 uses eyewitness accounts to detail these days of calamity and reconstruct the events in each camp as the hurricane made landfall.
Here's the usually glamorous Jerry Hall dressing down for her latest theatre role ( as the sharp-shooting hard-drinking heroine Calamity Jane.
This capital town is eyeing to use its calamity fund to address the dengue problem.
The city council on Friday approved a resolution placing Tacloban City under a state of calamity due to the rising number of dengue cases.
CEBU CITY - The Cebu provincial government has declared a state of calamity, following massive agricultural damage due to the ongoing weak El Nino.
Zamboanga Sibugay declares state of calamity due to drought !-- -- Roel Parentildeo (philstar.com) - March 13, 2019 - 5:00pm ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines Zamboanga Sibugay province, known as the rice granary of the south, has declared a state of calamity in response to a drought that is seen to affect 2,375 hectares of agricultural land, Gov.
THE Social Security System (SSS) has allocated P1.61 billion under its calamity assistance program (CAP) for more than 1 million of its active members and pensioners who were affected by Typhoon Ompong last month.
iSpeak media forum that there's enough money from the calamity fund and the quick response fund for local emergencies.
Peshawar, January 05, 2012 (Frontier Star): The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to declare Hangu calamity hit area .