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The Age of Innocence
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providence -- as in: divine providence
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The Age of Innocence
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  • His hour alone with her by the firelight had drawn them into a momentary intimacy on which the Duke of St. Austrey’s intrusion with Mrs. Lemuel Struthers, and the Countess’s joyous greeting of them, had rather providentially broken.
  • "Ah, but in doing it—in doing it you were the unconscious instrument of—of—what word have we moderns for Providence, Mr. Archer?" cried the lady, tilting her head on one side and drooping her lids mysteriously.

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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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