Usage examples for disaster

  1. Then real disaster came. – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  2. One more disaster to turn one's back upon. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Great was the disaster. – A Modern Chronicle, Volume 6 by Winston Churchill
  4. I'm going away; I couldn't stay here on the scene of this disaster. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  5. Balder felt the disaster least. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  6. Did it mean unexpected disaster? – The Castle Of The Shadows by Alice Muriel Williamson
  7. But it was weeks before the news of the disaster reached the Chateaugay and the Bellevite. – Fighting for the Right by Oliver Optic
  8. The common explanation is that the sun or the moon has experienced some disaster. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  9. " I stand between him and disaster. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  10. Therefore, the tableaux would begin and end in disaster. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  11. It was the cause of all your disaster. – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
  12. Coming to the second objection, that the highly centralized military form of government of the Army is likely to lead to disastrous consequences, we think that, if continued, this form of government must indeed lead to disaster. – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  13. " He knows as well as we do what would happen to me, if there were any disaster, and I had to explain it before a court of inquiry," laughed Midshipman Farley. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  14. But the unmathematical head was not long troubled over even this disaster. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  15. His grip had been like iron and the averted disaster so near as to be hardly passed from his senses, yet he felt sick and ashamed at this almost trifling price they had to pay. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  16. I have lived long enough in the bush to find out that is the way disaster lies. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  17. I fancy there is very little Carrie would stop at if it was necessary to save the old man, or, perhaps, Jimmy, from disaster. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  18. He knew only too well how genuine was this disaster. – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett