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The House of Mirth
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providence -- as in: divine providence
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The House of Mirth
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  • It struck her as providential that she should be the instrument of his initiation.
  • Ah, my dear Miss Bart, I am not divine Providence, to guarantee your enjoying the things you are trying to get!
  • Mrs. Peniston was Mr. Bart’s widowed sister, and if she was by no means the richest of the family group, its other members nevertheless abounded in reasons why she was clearly destined by Providence to assume the charge of Lily.

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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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