Destiny

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Destiny

goddess of destiny of mankind. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 78]
See: Fate
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D'Artagnan was amazed to note by what fragile and unknown threads the destinies of nations and the lives of men are suspended.
Dantes, whole attention was riveted on a man who could thus forget his own misfortunes while occupying himself with the destinies of others.
So blind were his contemporaries that they regarded the cardinal's death as a deliverance; and I, even I, opposed the designs of the great man who held the destinies of France within the hollow of his hand.
The youth, in the peril of the moment, had dropped his gilded staff, and thrown his arm about the Lady of the May, who leaned against his breast, too lightly to burden him, but with weight enough to express that their destinies were linked together, for good or evil.
You are a royal prince, and have a right to hold yourself above the destinies of common men.
Maria had a difficult task to conceal the pleasure she felt, as she listened to, not the passionate declaration of her admirer, but to his warm solicitation that she would unite her destinies to his own.
The end of the day is the time to gaze at the kingly face of the Westerly Weather, who is the arbiter of ships' destinies.