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providence
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
resulting from God's intervention or plan; or lucky — especially with regard to when something happened
  • No sooner did he see me, than he appeared to consider that a special Providence had put a 'prentice in his way to be read at; and he laid hold of me, and insisted on my accompanying him to the Pumblechookian parlor.
    Chapter 15 (74% in)
  • I really believe Joe would have prolonged this word (mightily expressive to my mind of some architecture that I know) into a perfect Chorus, but for his attention being providentially attracted by his hat, which was toppling.
    Chapter 27 (61% in)
  • It was that, in my being brought low, he saw the finger of Providence.
    Chapter 58 (45% in)

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