misadventure


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misadventure

Law accidental death not due to crime or negligence
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I did not say that he should never get home at all, for I knew you had already nodded your head about it, and promised that he should do so; but now they have brought him in a ship fast asleep and have landed him in Ithaca after loading him with more magnificent presents of bronze, gold, and raiment than he would ever have brought back from Troy, if he had had his share of the spoil and got home without misadventure.
Henceforth we have to follow the spectacle of a man who was a mere whip-top for calamity; on whose unmerited misadventures not even the humourist can look without pity, and not even the philosopher without alarm.
The tale was to be of a boy, David Balfour, supposed to belong to my husband's own family, who should travel in Scotland as though it were a foreign country, meeting with various adventures and misadventures by the way.
Fogg might hope that he would be able to reach Yokohama without recording any delay in his journal; in which case, the many misadventures which had overtaken him since he left London would not seriously affect his journey.
In a statement on Pakistan's security policy in the Senate, he said any Indian aggression, strategic miscalculation, or misadventure regardless of its scale, mode, or location will not go unpunished and shall be met with an equal and proportionate response.
He said that Pakistan's armed forces are fully prepared to defend the country and"any Indian aggression, strategic miscalculation, or misadventure will not go unpunished and shall be met with an equal and proportionate response.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan on Tuesday hit back at threats by Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, said that any Indian misadventure would not go unpunished, and rejected allegations that the attack on military camp in Jammu was handled from Pakistan.
Islamabad -- Pakistan will pay back India in its own coin in case of any misadventure said Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir while responding to his Indian counterpart's provocative statement who stated the other day that Pakistan will 'pay for this misadventure' following a deadly attack by militants on an Army camp in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Minister for Defence Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan says any Indian aggression, strategic miscalculation, or misadventure regardless of its scale, mode, or location will not go unpunished and shall be met with an equal and proportionate response, reported Radio Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Defence Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan Tuesday said that Pakistan would pay India in its own coin in case of any Indian misadventure.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir Khan on Tuesday said that any Indian aggression, strategic miscalculation, or misadventure regardless of its scale, mode, or location will not go unpunished and shall be met with an equal and proportionate response.
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