Sentence Examples


  • Public calamity was added to private bereavement.
  • It suffered severe calamity from an earthquake, which in 1839 destroyed the greater part of the city.
  • His death was the great calamity of Scotland, and is lamented in a famous fragment of early Scottish verse.
  • 8.3 In times of calamity litanies were held, in which the people walked in robes of penitence, fasting, barefooted, and, in later times, frequently dressed in black (litaniee nigrae).
  • Then these two nations entered upon that long tragedy of the Hundred Years' War, a calamity absolutely immeasurable to both.
 

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