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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Ill luck; ill fortune; mishap.

2. (v. i.) To happen by mischance.


The Margin of the Nile
... Rachel's eyes fell. "We did speak of the statue," she began. "O, aye! I meant
to tell thee how I had fortified myself against mischance. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xiv the margin of.htm

And Leaving all These Reflections, I Considered and Turned in ...
... For when two men devote themselves in the right spirit to the same objects, though
some mischance befalls the one, he has still at least no slight alleviation ...
/.../a metaphrase of the book of ecclesiastes/chapter iv and leaving all.htm

School Days
... Many a time, both in those days and later; a noble proved his rank and saved
himself from mischance by the mere fact that he spoke Latin. ...
/.../greater things the story of saint stanislaus kostka /chapter v school days.htm

Jews and Gentiles in "The Land"
... More than that, if by mischance any heathen dust had been brought into Palestine,
it did not and could not mingle with that of "the land," but remained to the ...
/.../edersheim/sketches of jewish social life/chapter 2 jews and gentiles.htm

Called to Swatow
... We were to prove, however, that no unforeseen mischance had happened, but that these
circumstances which seemed so trying were necessary links in the chain of ...
//christianbookshelf.org/taylor/a retrospect/chapter xii called to swatow.htm

Objections from the Revelation and the First Epistle of St. John ...
... For who has a doubt that an heretic, deceived by (a spurious baptismal) rite, upon
discovering his mischance, and expiating it by repentance, both attains ...
/.../tertullian/on modesty/chapter xix objections from the revelation.htm

Human Flesh not the Proper or Natural Food of Men.
... which this nourishment would be against nature, even though it were to pass many
times through their stomach, owing to some most bitter mischance; but, removed ...
/.../chapter viii human flesh not the.htm

How Three Sunday School Children Met their Fate
... It came on night and they had not yet reached the children. When they were near
them, by some mischance the lantern broke, and the ruins caught fire. ...
/.../how three sunday school children.htm

The Petition
... I found it. "But by some unknowable mischance mine enemy discovered my whereabouts
and a third minion, who escaped my wrath before the statue that morning ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xxiv the petition.htm

Accordingly, as this Man's Fame was Becoming Always the More ...
... attempt to get at him by letter; for he was afraid lest, by any sudden and unexpected
introduction of himself upon the scene some mischance might possibly ...
/.../4 accordingly as this mans.htm

Mischance (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Ill luck; ill fortune; mishap. 2. (vi) To happen
by mischance. Multi-Version Concordance Mischance (1 Occurrence). ...
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Mishap (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) An unfortunate accident; ill luck; misfortune;
mischance. 2. (vi) To happen unluckily; -- used impersonally. ...
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Misfortune (24 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Bad fortune or luck; calamity; an evil
accident; disaster; mishap; mischance. 2. (vi) To happen ...
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Miscarrying (3 Occurrences)

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Mischief (64 Occurrences)

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Bible Concordance
Mischance (1 Occurrence)

Psalms 144:14 Our oxen are well weighted down; our cows give birth safely; there is no going out, and there is no cry of sorrow in our open places.
(See RSV)



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