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providence -- as in: divine providence
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • I call it positively providential.
  • Marilla did not look as if she thought Providence had much to do with the matter.
  • Mrs. Rachel was not often sick and had a well-defined contempt for people who were; but grippe, she asserted, was like no other illness on earth and could only be interpreted as one of the special visitations of Providence.
  • Anne permitted herself to be led down and comforted, reflecting that it was really providential that Mrs. Allan was a kindred spirit.
  • "I call it providential," said Diana.
  • However, I suppose I shall just have to trust to Providence and be careful to put in the flour.
  • It’s providential that I practiced those recitations so often up in the garret, or I’d never have been able to get through.
  • It was Providence, because the Almighty saw we needed her, I reckon.
  • But mine was answered, for the flat bumped right into a pile for a minute and I flung the scarf and the shawl over my shoulder and scrambled up on a big providential stub.

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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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