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Jane Eyre
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providence -- as in: divine providence
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Jane Eyre
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  • How providential that he had presence of mind to think of the water-jug!
  • A deal of people, Miss, are for trusting all to Providence; but I say Providence will not dispense with the means, though He often blesses them when they are used discreetly.
  • — I meant, however, to be a bigamist; but fate has outmanoeuvred me, or Providence has checked me, — perhaps the last.
  • A deal of people, Miss, are for trusting all to Providence; but I say Providence will not dispense with the means, though He often blesses them when they are used discreetly.
  • Providence has blessed my endeavours to secure a competency; and as I am unmarried and childless, I wish to adopt her during my life, and bequeath her at my death whatever I may have to leave.
  • Oh, Providence! sustain me a little longer!
  • God directed me to a correct choice: I thank His providence for the guidance!
  • Yesterday I trusted well in Providence, and believed that events were working together for your good and mine: it was a fine day, if you recollect — the calmness of the air and sky forbade apprehensions respecting your safety or comfort on your journey.
  • I know my Leader: that He is just as well as mighty; and while He has chosen a feeble instrument to perform a great task, He will, from the boundless stores of His providence, supply the inadequacy of the means to the end.
  • I thank Providence, who watched over you, that she then spent her fury on your wedding apparel, which perhaps brought back vague reminiscences of her own bridal days: but on what might have happened, I cannot endure to reflect.
  • "Yes," said the good lady, who now knew what ground we were upon, "and I am daily thankful for the choice Providence led me to make.

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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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