OCCUR's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of occur
Definition:
v. take place; be found to exist ; come to one's mind
Example:
Global warming can occur from a variety of causes, both natural and human induced.
Sentence in Classic:
The cases of Dolsky in Odessa, and of Leturier in Montpellier, will occur at once to any toxicologist.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
As a rule, when I have heard some slight indication of the course of events, I am able to guide myself by the thousands of other similar cases which occur to my memory.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It seemed to be one of those senseless acts of Hooliganism which occur from time to time, and it was reported to the constable on the beat as such.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She had not even a hope of being asked for it, because she was so successful in society that the idea would never occur to anyone that she had remained disengaged till now.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Then, at the moment of our loss, these thoughts could not occur to me; I should then have dismissed them with horror, but now they are very clear and certain.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was pleased to see that he was captivated by her and it did not occur to her that there was anything wrong in it.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Here besides the law of retrospection, which regards all the past as a preparation for events that subsequently occur, the law of reciprocity comes in, confusing the whole matter.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When the flight of the French army along the Smolensk road became well defined, what Konovnitsyn had foreseen on the night of the eleventh of October began to occur.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In their narration events occur solely by the will of a Napoleon, and Alexander, or in general of the persons they describe.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Did a reference occur to virtue, concerning virtue he hastened to deliver himself in a way which brought tears to every eye.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
But since some are of opinion that the welfare of Italy depends upon the Church of Rome, I desire to put forward certain arguments which occur to me against that view, and shall adduce two very strong ones, which, to my mind, admit of no answer.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context