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Definitiona chance occurrence that seems like it was arranged
(for example, if two students in the same class met by accident while on vacation in another country)
- His pervading and continual hope—a hallucination, which, in the face of all discouragement, and making light of impossibilities, haunts him while he lives, and, I fancy, like the convulsive throes of the cholera, torments him for a brief space after death—is, that finally, and in no long time, by some happy coincidence of circumstances, he shall be restored to office.Introductory (86% in)
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