1 On another occasion an old white-haired gentleman had an interview with my companion; and on another a railway porter in his velveteen uniform.
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2 In the case of Lucy Ferrier the occasion was serious enough in itself, apart from its future influence on her destiny and that of many besides.
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3 On another occasion, as Drebber passed under a cliff a great boulder crashed down on him, and he only escaped a terrible death by throwing himself upon his face.
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4 WE had all been warned to appear before the magistrates upon the Thursday; but when the Thursday came there was no occasion for our testimony.
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5 An anecdote was on the tip of her tongue, about a public lavatory built to celebrate the same occasion, and how the Mayor.
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6 At that time my virtue slumbered; my evil, kept awake by ambition, was alert and swift to seize the occasion; and the thing that was projected was Edward Hyde.
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7 Whatsoever the public meeting held in Coketown, and whatsoever the subject of such meeting, some Coketowner was sure to seize the occasion of alluding to his eminently practical friend Gradgrind.
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8 I recall, sir, that on that occasion you went so far as to say you were actually apprehensive of Miss Gradgrind.
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9 She was not afraid of him, or in any way disconcerted; she seemed to have her mind entirely preoccupied with the occasion of her visit, and to have substituted that consideration for herself.
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10 But who was to represent the Queen of Beauty and of Love on the present occasion no one was prepared to guess.
11 The marshals of the field, however, spurred their horses between them, and reminded them, that the laws of the tournament did not, on the present occasion, permit this species of encounter.
12 It was on this occasion, as during his whole life, John's misfortune, not perfectly to understand the characters of those whom he wished to conciliate.
13 Upon this occasion the Irish chieftains contended which should first offer to the young Prince their loyal homage and the kiss of peace.
14 Of all the train none escaped except Wamba, who showed upon the occasion much more courage than those who pretended to greater sense.
15 Thus exhorted, Cedric sallied forth upon his expedition; and it was not long ere he had occasion to try the force of that spell which his Jester had recommended as omnipotent.