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providence
used in Anne Of Green Gables

9 uses
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Definition
resulting from God's intervention or plan; or lucky — especially with regard to when something happened
  • I call it positively providential.
    Chapter 6 — Marilla Makes Up Her Mind (21% in)
  • Marilla did not look as if she thought Providence had much to do with the matter.
    Chapter 6 — Marilla Makes Up Her Mind (21% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 9 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Properly Horrified (4% in)
  • However, I suppose I shall just have to trust to Providence and be careful to put in the flour.
    Chapter 21 — A New Departure in Flavorings (58% in)
  • Anne permitted herself to be led down and comforted, reflecting that it was really providential that Mrs. Allan was a kindred spirit.
    Chapter 21 — A New Departure in Flavorings (95% in)
  • "I call it providential," said Diana.
    Chapter 25 — Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves (79% in)
  • It's providential that I practiced those recitations so often up in the garret, or I'd never have been able to get through.
    Chapter 25 — Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves (88% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 28 — An Unfortunate Lily Maid (49% in)
  • It was Providence, because the Almighty saw we needed her, I reckon.
    Chapter 34 — A Queen's Girl (28% in)

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