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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "A puff o’ wind ’ud make ’cause blow about like feathers," Kezia the housemaid said, feeling proud to live under a mistress who could make such pastry; so that no season or circumstances could have been more propitious for a family party, even if it had not been advisable to consult sister Glegg and sister Pullet about Tom’s going to school.
  • And in this case the bearing appeared to be entirely propitious.

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  • It was a propitious time to graduate with a degree in petroleum engineering.
  • The first few days of the voyage passed prosperously, amid favourable weather and propitious winds,
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days

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