1 We arrived at Lincoln's Inn Fields without any new adventures, except encountering an unlucky donkey in a costermonger's cart, who suggested painful associations to my aunt.
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2 His old simple character and good temper, and something of his old unlucky fortune also, I thought, smiled at me in the smile with which he made this explanation.
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3 That first unlucky obligation, I have paid.
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4 In this condition, he felt more incapable of finishing the Memorial than ever; and the harder he worked at it, the oftener that unlucky head of King Charles the First got into it.
5 This unlucky page, engaged in an evil hour at six pounds ten per annum, was a source of continual trouble to me.
6 The race was an unlucky one, and of the seventeen officers who rode in it more than half were thrown and hurt.
7 But it was an unlucky day for him; he missed it, and when he went to look for the one he had shot, he could not find that either.
8 He restrained himself however, and the little squall would have blown over, but for one unlucky word.
9 Especially that they should revenge themselves on the unlucky bones of those who have not had the satisfaction of enjoying them.
10 It is unlucky," said she, after a short pause, "that you should not be able to see your friends before they leave the country.
11 I am particularly unlucky in meeting with a person so able to expose my real character, in a part of the world where I had hoped to pass myself off with some degree of credit.
12 I had been long afraid of this resolution, and therefore concealed from her some little unlucky adventures, that happened in those times when I was left by myself.
13 The fall had been so unlucky that the whole weight of the vehicle rested on his breast.
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14 Bossuet was a gay but unlucky fellow.
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15 I am an unlucky wretch; I am left outside.
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