mischance


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an unexpected and usually undesirable event

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an unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate

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The model proposed in this paper serves to keep a driver from riding a bike unless he/she doesn't wear a protective cap and programmed identification of potholes and mounds and cautioning vehicle drivers to dodge potential mischances.
Towards the end of the writ, there appears the couching phrase 'and because the actions of persons thus suffering from fever and madness are accustomed to be judged in such cases for mischance and not for felony', and the Crown goes on to specify that the Sheriff should discover whether Robert was 'not of sound mind but mad, and because of the aforesaid anguish and through lack of guard drowned himself'.
Written by local Jim Marshall and called April, it included the line: "Time and mischance have conspired, to inflict the cruellest of evil fates, on an innocent and trusting infant.
THE POEMS READ AT APRIL'S FUNERAL APRIL - JIM MARSHALL, OCTOBER 7, 2012 On this beautiful sunlit autumn day A desperate sadness casts long shadows Across our anxious and questioning world Time and mischance have conspired To inflict the cruellest of evil fates On an innocent and trusting infant.
Called April, it included the line: "Time and mischance have conspired to inflict the cruellest of evil fates on an innocent and trusting infant.
The Wrong Man is one of a series of Hitchcock's films in which a crime is attributed to an individual either by mischance or by what could be described as contagion, or "transference.
Having been given a Sheldon Travelling Fellowship, which Harvard offered him to return to Europe in 1914, Eliot arrived in London by mischance in August 1914.
But let this same be presently perform'd, Even while men's minds are wild, lest more mischance On plots and errors happen.
The following somewhat tendentious prognostication was reported as news in a radio bulletin: '"If by some mischance the ETS scheme proceeds any further and actually gets passed into law, the next thing that will happen is that the courts will call it in and it will be declared unconstitutional and that would bring the Government down," Lord Monckton said.
If he did not kill her, some unknown person deposited items bearing his fingerprints in Miss Richardson's home and, by mischance, DNA which matched his DNA was found in her bedroom on a tissue which her murderer held.
If he did not kill her some unknown person deposited items bearing his fingerprints in Miss Richardson's home and, by mischance, DNA which matched his DNA was found in her bedroom on a tissue which her murderer held.
Describing Ffion as easy prey because she was drunk, the judge added: "It was a terrible mischance that your paths crossed, on an impulse you saw your chance and you took it.
I remember the moment with especial vividness because, little as I yet knew Bob and Pili, I feared that they might succumb to the temptation to hold us somehow--illogically, needless to say--responsible for the mischance.
At the main pilgrimage Gompa [small Buddhist temple] he paid his respects to the head Lama who gave him, "a bag of tiny pills which would preserve me from every possible mischance.
For the next four minutes there was an empty feeling of anti-climax, with the only interest in whether mischance could take from Long Run the Gold Cup which was now surely his to lose.