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providence -- as in: divine providence
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  • But I’ll tell you why I have been awaiting you so impatiently, because I believe that Providence itself sent you to be a friend and a brother to me.
  • And meanwhile I have never been able, in spite of my great desire to do so, to persuade myself that there is no future existence, and no Providence.
  • Why am I to be judged because I could not comprehend the Will and Laws of Providence?
  • I confess to you, prince, as I would to Providence itself.
  • "No, no, I mean with the ’explanation,’ especially that part of it where he talks about Providence and a future life.

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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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