ADVERSITY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of adversity
Definition:
n. state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune
Example:
A young boy who's strength in adversity is an inspiration to all who know him.
Sentence in Classic:
She had stated therein that she had fallen into adversity, and was leaving Dover for good, but had quite made up her mind to it, and was so well that nobody need be uncomfortable about her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Always a friend or a comrade may fail you, and be the first to desert you in a time of adversity; but never will a KOPECK fail you, whatever may be your plight.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
It has been said by ancient writers that to be pinched by adversity or pampered by prosperity is the common lot of men, and that in whichever way they are acted upon the result is the same.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
But Caroline Beaufort possessed a mind of an uncommon mould, and her courage rose to support her in her adversity.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
But ere Cedric penetrated as far as the old hall in which he had himself been a prisoner, the inventive genius of Wamba had procured liberation for himself and his companion in adversity.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
She had always been exposed completely naked to the sharp wind of adversity; now it seemed to her she was clothed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
He will increase in strength and honor by struggling with adversity, which he will convert into prosperity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Her soul had been baked hard in the fire of adversity, and there was no altering it now; life to her was the hunt for daily bread, and ideas existed for her only as they bore upon that.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
I conclude, therefore, that no principality is secure without having its own forces; on the contrary, it is entirely dependent on good fortune, not having the valour which in adversity would defend it.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context