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  • If Mr. Bulstrode insisted, as he was apt to do, on the Lutheran doctrine of justification, as that by which a Church must stand or fall, Dr. Minchin in return was quite sure that man was not a mere machine or a fortuitous conjunction of atoms; if Mrs. Wimple insisted on a particular providence in relation to her stomach complaint, Dr. Minchin for his part liked to keep the mental windows open and objected to fixed limits; if the Unitarian brewer jested about the Athanasian Creed, Dr.

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  • profits were enhanced by a fortuitous drop in the cost of raw materials
  • The situation was resolved by the fortuitous appearance of the caddymaster,
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Winter Dreams

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