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providence -- as in: divine providence
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Treasure Island
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  • She’s been at Madagascar, and at Malabar, and Surinam, and Providence, and Portobello.
  • But it were Providence that put me here.
  • "Why, yes," returned the captain, scratching his head; "and making a large allowance, sir, for all the gifts of Providence, I should say we were pretty close hauled."

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  • On the eve of battle, he prayed that providence was in our favor.
  • Providence has been good to me.

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