It chanced one morning, while Oliver’s affairs were in this auspicious and comfortable state, that Mr. Gamfield, chimney-sweep, went his way down the High Street, deeply cogitating in his mind his ways and means of paying certain arrears of rent, for which his landlord had become rather pressing.
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With good weather and no traffic, we had an auspicious start on our journey.
The fortune cookie said "Today is an auspicious day for romance."