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The Scarlet Letter
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coincidence
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • 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.

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  • It was a pure coincidence that both got sick the same weekend.
  • It was a fortunate coincidence that we ran into each other at Starbucks.

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