The fourth spoke thus in his turn: "I am the King of Poland; the fortune of war has stripped me of my hereditary dominions; my father underwent the same vicissitudes; I resign myself to Providence in the same manner as Sultan Achmet, the Emperor Ivan, and King Charles Edward, whom God long preserve; and I am come to the Carnival at Venice."
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the project was subject to the usual vicissitudes of exploratory research
Jack stood there, streaming with sweat, streaked with brown earth, stained by all the vicissitudes of a day’s hunting.