All real good or evil that can befall him must be from himself..
If any mishap befall the queen, the workers can sometimes keep the community from dying out.
Then he summoned all the "sons" to gather round his bed, and told them "what shall befall in the latter days" (xlix.).
"The individual notion of each person includes once for all what is to befall it, world without end," and "it would not have been our Adam but another, if he had had other events."
"I confess," he wrote to the marquis of Villamarina, in 1847, "that a war of national independence which should have for its object the defence of the pope would be the greatest happiness that could befall me."