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  • Mr Kenwigs turned pale, but he recovered, and said, THAT was an odd coincidence also.
  • Why, I don’t believe now,’ added Tim, taking off his spectacles, and smiling as with gentle pride, ’that there’s such a place in all the world for coincidences as London is!’
  • All I was going to say was, that I hold myself under an obligation to the coincidence, that’s all.’
  • …embraced occasions of taking him aside, and telling him with great feeling, how very friendly they took it that he should have treated that Lenville so properly, who was a most unbearable fellow, and on whom they had all, by a remarkable coincidence, at one time or other contemplated the infliction of condign punishment, which they had only been restrained from administering by considerations of mercy; indeed, to judge from the invariable termination of all these stories, there…
  • ’That Mr Frank and Mr Nickleby should have met last night,’ said Tim Linkinwater, getting slowly off his stool, and looking round the counting-house with his back planted against the desk, as was his custom when he had anything very particular to say: ’that those two young men should have met last night in that manner is, I say, a coincidence, a remarkable coincidence.
  • ’That Mr Frank and Mr Nickleby should have met last night,’ said Tim Linkinwater, getting slowly off his stool, and looking round the counting-house with his back planted against the desk, as was his custom when he had anything very particular to say: ’that those two young men should have met last night in that manner is, I say, a coincidence, a remarkable coincidence.

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  • It was a pure coincidence that both got sick the same weekend.
  • It was a fortunate coincidence that we ran into each other at Starbucks.

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