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providence -- as in: divine providence
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Candide
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  • Providence sends you here to assist us.
  • "With all my heart," said Candide, "let us recommend ourselves to Providence."
  • The fifth said: "I am King of Poland also; I have been twice dethroned; but Providence has given me another country, where I have done more good than all the Sarmatian kings were ever capable of doing on the banks of the Vistula; I resign myself likewise to Providence, and am come to pass the Carnival at Venice."
  • The fifth said: "I am King of Poland also; I have been twice dethroned; but Providence has given me another country, where I have done more good than all the Sarmatian kings were ever capable of doing on the banks of the Vistula; I resign myself likewise to Providence, and am come to pass the Carnival at Venice."
  • The fourth spoke thus in his turn: "I am the King of Poland; the fortune of war has stripped me of my hereditary dominions; my father underwent the same vicissitudes; I resign myself to Providence in the same manner as Sultan Achmet, the Emperor Ivan, and King Charles Edward, whom God long preserve; and I am come to the Carnival at Venice."
  • "Ha!" said Pangloss to Paquette, "Providence has then brought you amongst us again, my poor child!

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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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