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Now, many are worried that the fate that befell Texas and Florida could happen everywhere, throwing an already-fragile industry even deeper into prolonged crisis.
The prophets have spoken in the wind, and there was no word of God in them: these things therefore shall befall them.
Into Tressan's mind there sprang the memory of the thing Garnache had promised should befall him in such a case.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But I am come to teach thee what things shall befall thy people in the latter days, for as yet the vision is for days.
His simple little heart is filled with a sense of the catastrophes that befall the great and strong.
Something might befall this untrained citizen at any hour,—then where would the future of the Kano name be found?
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Yet he seemed more concerned as to what would befall his good horse Fleuri when he was gone, than about the welfare of his soul.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The success of these movements would be as great a calamity as can ever befall a free people.
It is, however, the luckiest event that could befall this country, for all may now be recovered.
If marriage befall him, it is a real affliction, involving others as well as himself.
THE YOUNG MAN'S GUIDEWILLIAM A. ALCOTT

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