Usage examples for occurrence

  1. He was really at a loss for an explanation of this strange occurrence. – The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories by Nicholas Carter
  2. " Three hundred signed the pledge last night," said his wife to him, a few weeks after the occurrence of the dinner- party, just mentioned. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  3. He considered it a merely strange occurrence. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. He did not tell his wife of the occurrence. – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  5. But if we do not assume that Nature is uniform, then the repeated occurrence of a thing does not make it in the least probable that it will occur again. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  6. But this, after all, was a very rare occurrence. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  7. But this occurrence, except for its moral influence on the English soldiery, was of small importance. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  8. Unable to speak, but indicating by the expression of his features the occurrence of a great misfortune, the Bishop, soon after his entrance, placed the paper given to him by Alva in Egmont's hands. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  9. The terrible occurrence lay behind him like a fearful dream. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  10. His was all the blame for the occurrence at the Palace, for all besides. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  11. I have not even been informed when the occurrence is said to have taken place." – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  12. After the rude shock of first impressions had passed and she had found time to pause and breathe, she began to cast her eyes about her for something more real and tangible than the memories of the world she had left behind her, but had failed to find anything of interest until the occurrence of that unfortunate episode with Dick. – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  13. I endeavored to convince them by my careless, indifferent manner that it was only a common occurrence, and that all would soon be right. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  14. Yet, in spite of all this, an occurrence so out of the course of events must have had some message for him, and it must have been his fault that he could not divine it. – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  15. And they are of every- day occurrence. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  16. I was up in an instant, and upon arrival at the spot I was informed of the occurrence. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  17. And now, with Mr Mervyn's permission, I will take his statement as to the whole of last night's occurrence. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  18. There exists a notion that in regard to any event there is something which may be called the cause of that event- some one definite occurrence, without which the event would have been impossible and with which it becomes necessary. – Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays by Bertrand Russell