If there had not been a Netherfield ball to prepare for and talk of, the younger Miss Bennets would have been in a very pitiable state at this time, for from the day of the invitation, to the day of the ball, there was such a succession of rain as prevented their walking to Meryton once.
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She survived a succession of catastrophes.
Some investors are nervous that the founder and CEO is elderly, but others are comforted by a rigorous succession plan.