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providence -- as in: divine providence
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Hard Times
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  • ’It’s a Providence!
  • …air to make a draught, were built in an immense variety of stunted and crooked shapes, as though every house put out a sign of the kind of people who might be expected to be born in it; among the multitude of Coketown, generically called ’the Hands,’ — a race who would have found more favour with some people, if Providence had seen fit to make them only hands, or, like the lower creatures of the seashore, only hands and stomachs — lived a certain Stephen Blackpool, forty years of age.

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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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