Sentence Examples with the word fatality

Moreover the unexampled fatality which had attended Henry's issue revived the theological scruples which had always existed about the marriage; and the breach with Charles V.

Gentlemen, a strange fatality pervades the whole career of these events, as if verily mapped out before the world itself was charted.

In fact, it is only when we assume for man this independence of the gods and of fatality that the Epicurean theory of life becomes possible.

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The fatality by which Hercules kills so many friends as well as foes recalls the destroying Apollo; while his career frequently illustrates the Delphic views on blood-guiltiness and expiation.

She had bought property in America and thought of moving thither, but chance or fatality made her determine to publish De l'Allemagne in Paris.

In these very hot drifts the fatality was large.

Such a crew, so officered, seemed specially picked and packed by some infernal fatality to help him to his monomaniac revenge.

He chose his subjects from the national history, and began with the Auto de Gil Vicente, in which he resuscitated the founder of the theatre, and followed this up with other prose plays, among which the Alfageme de Santarem takes the palm; finally he crowned his labours by Frei Luiz de Sousa, a tragedy of fatality and pathos and one 'of the really notable pieces of the century.

His kingly office had come to him from Pelops through the blood-stained hands of Atreus and Thyestes, and had brought with it a certain fatality which explained the hostile destiny which pursued him.