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providence -- as in: divine providence
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Great Expectations
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  • No sooner did he see me, than he appeared to consider that a special Providence had put a ’prentice in his way to be read at; and he laid hold of me, and insisted on my accompanying him to the Pumblechookian parlor.
  • I really believe Joe would have prolonged this word (mightily expressive to my mind of some architecture that I know) into a perfect Chorus, but for his attention being providentially attracted by his hat, which was toppling.
  • It was that, in my being brought low, he saw the finger of Providence.

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  • On the eve of battle, he prayed that providence was in our favor.
  • Providence has been good to me.

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