ACCIDENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of accident
Definition:
n. event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; sudden, and unexpected event
Example:
The finding and maintaining happiness is a definite achievement and not an accident.
Sentence in Classic:
The time and manner are uncertain, whether from long disease or from some unexpected accident: the Son of God cometh at an hour when you little expect Him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Power was careful to explain to her that he was not responsible, that he had come on the scene by the merest accident.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Unfortunately the horns of one of the creatures, either by accident or design, came in violent contact with the flank of the mustang, and excited it to madness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I endeavoured to apologize for the accident, but it was evident that these books which I had so unfortunately maltreated were very precious objects in the eyes of their owner.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I was very much shocked to hear of this melancholy accident, and said I thought I had better have some water.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
We should know at what time to expect them, according to where we were, and would hail the first; so that, if by any accident we were not taken abroad, we should have another chance.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
It was not by any wonderful accident that he found her, the time of day being that at which she was always alone, and the place being her favourite resort.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
One good point about the scheme is that it will seem so improbable that in case of an accident, no one in the world will believe in it.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Should a people accustomed to live under a prince by any accident become free, as did the Romans on the expulsion of the Tarquins, we know from numberless instances recorded in ancient history, how hard it will be for it to maintain that freedom.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
He seemed to have been prepared for every obstacle which might be placed by accident in the way of his intentions being carried out.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
It was true that she meant to use the accident of his presence as part of a very definite effect; or that, at least, was the secret pretext she had found for breaking her promise to walk with Mr.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context