Usage examples for occur

  1. I suggest that the explanation is to be found in the fact that ten pieces of furniture do occur between the pier and the wall, the first of which is a shelf and desk, and the last a seat only. – The Care of Books by John Willis Clark
  2. That in such a matter there should have been a change in so short a time did not occur to him. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  3. If so wildly improbable a thing could occur as Sir Victor's falling in love with her, she was ready at any moment to be his wife; but for the love which alone makes marriage sweet and holy, which neither time, nor trouble, nor absence, can change- that love she felt for her cousin Charley, and no other mortal man. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  4. I thought these things couldn't occur after two o'clock- by law. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  5. In the history of S. Peter's the man's name will frequently occur – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  6. If he did not look you up, it would never occur to you to go and see him. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  7. He was now at any rate in the house with her, and did not know whether such an opportunity as that might ever occur to him again. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  8. Where does it never occur – Geology by James Geikie
  9. They occur at all ages, and have been met with even in children. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  10. It did not occur to him that the baronet or the baronet's son would actually want Miss Mackenzie's money. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  11. Yet, even then, the worst side of the situation did not occur to her. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. " Well, then," said Riddell, " as that is so, I think you can- that is, I wish just to tell you- you- it mustn't occur again." – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  13. The truth about it, did not even vaguely occur to him. – The Last Woman by Ross Beeckman
  14. Such a thing must never be allowed to occur again. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  15. So quick and strong was his sympathy for Mildred, so unmistakable had been the expression of the girl's face, that he was sure something must soon occur which would explain her fears. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  16. Still, many things may occur in a week. – The Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty
  17. None can say what will occur – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  18. This black colonel is not clever, and should an accident occur he will be at a loss how to act. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  19. And now in truth for the first time, with any shadow of purpose, that is, did the thought of Helen as a wife occur to Bascombe. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. An opportunity like this may not occur again. – The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces by John Kendrick Bangs