Frankfort is one of the sixteen cities which have the distinction of being the place where the following incident occurred.
This is good evidence that Frankfort was the first place it occurred at.
Not the smallest suspicion, therefore, had ever occurred to prepare him for what followed;--and when at last it burst on him in a letter from Lucy herself, he had been for some time, he believed, half stupified between the wonder, the horror, and the joy of such a deliverance.
The connection was certainly a respectable one, and probably gained her consideration among her friends; and, if nothing more advantageous occurred, it would be better for her to marry YOU than be single.
Reinforcing himself, after his shake, with a little brandy and much swearing, he walked as fast as he could to a coppice on his right hand, through which it occurred
to him that he could make his way to Batherley without danger of encountering any member of the hunt.
Then a very surprising circumstance occurred
, which I shall tell you in due course.
His first cure occurred
in the eighth year of his life as a hermit.
He was followed, however, by his adjutant and three troopers, who remained a little distance behind and, unseen by him, saw all that occurred
After this Zeus, at one prayer of Artemis and Leto, put him among the stars, because of his manliness, and the scorpion also as a memorial of him and of what had occurred
Can it, then, be thought improbable, seeing that variations useful to man have undoubtedly occurred
, that other variations useful in some way to each being in the great and complex battle of life, should sometimes occur in the course of thousands of generations?
Whether all the persons mentioned in the Republic could ever have met at any one time is not a difficulty which would have occurred
to an Athenian reading the work forty years later, or to Plato himself at the time of writing (any more than to Shakespeare respecting one of his own dramas); and need not greatly trouble us now.
It is not logically necessary to the existence of a memory-belief that the event remembered should have occurred
, or even that the past should have existed at all.
Sir,-- I beg to apologise for the delay that has occurred
in the production of the Report, with which I engaged to furnish you.
But the idea of absolute insanity which we all associate with the very name of an Asylum, had, I can honestly declare, never occurred
to me, in connection with her.
And yet, as I strolled round it and tried to steep my soul in its gentle balm, a strange incident occurred
, which brought me back to the tragedy and left a sinister impression in my mind.