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The Mill on the Floss
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  • As the tears subside a little, and with her head leaning backward at the angle that will not injure her bonnet, she endures that terrible moment when grief, which has made all things else a weariness, has itself become weary; she looks down pensively at her bracelets, and adjusts their clasps with that pretty studied fortuity which would be gratifying to her mind if it were once more in a calm and healthy state.

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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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