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But rather than unearthing a chest of gold, silver, jewels or even chocolate money, the treasure to be found is the variety of wonderful animals that the CBeebies crew chance upon as they carry out their search.
This 'twelve-bar' graphic novel is a masterpiece narrative set in the 1920s in the south and focusing on the blues music world through the eyes of two traveling bluesmen who chance upon a blues joint with a possible record contract--until romance and murder interfere.
Last season we used to create chance upon chance and were thinking that one day we were going to give a team a bit of a 'doing'.
Walking in the castle's rose garden, I chance upon a fair maiden who turns out to be Aleksandra Glinska, a Warwick Castle ticket saleswoman.