"That would be unlucky," said Mrs. Tulliver, entering thoroughly into the possibility of an inopportune decease.
Still, the sight of the peacock opportunely spreading his tail on the stackyard wall, just as they reached Garum Firs, was enough to divert the mind temporarily from personal grievances.
The entrance of supper opportunely adjourned this difficulty, and relieved Mr. Riley from the labor of suggesting some solution or compromise,—a labor which he would otherwise doubtless have undertaken; for, as you perceive, he was a man of very obliging manners.
And as it is, I think I will pardon you for running away in an inopportune manner, and giving your friends no notice.
Maggie, we know, was apt to forget the thing she was doing, and she had chosen an inopportune moment for her remark; her foot slipped, but happily Mr. Stephen Guest held her hand, and kept her up with a firm grasp.
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They launched their company at an opportune time.
During the rare, inopportune social moments when I found myself squeezed between black and white, I fled to the black side,