fair prospect

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We were in a chamber, from whence there was a fair prospect into the park.
The fair prospect of a handsome reward for so great and acceptable a service to the squire, tempted her avarice; and again, the danger of the enterprize she had undertaken; the uncertainty of its success; night, cold, robbers, ravishers, all alarmed her fears.
Her smile however changed to a sigh when she remembered that promise to Willoughby was yet unfulfilled, and feared she had that to communicate which might again unsettle the mind of Marianne, and ruin at least for a time this fair prospect of busy tranquillity.
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We hauled off one evening to the buoys at the dock-gates, ready to go out, and with a fair prospect of beginning the voyage next day.
Quicksilver then gave him some further advice how to behave, and bidding him be bold and prudent, again assured him that, powerful as Circe was, he would have a fair prospect of coming safely out of her enchanted palace.
But suddenly all his fair prospects were darkened over.
I was married in London by a pastor who was a stranger; and we settled in London with fair prospects.
Conclusion Looked a fair prospect when landing his maiden, but this is tougher and I'm prepared to take him on at the forecast price.
This 10-furlong trip would not appear to be a problem at all judged on that performance and she could be a fair prospect for the Cliveden Stud team.
A good second to the talented Rosie Briar at Haydock on her debut, the Mayson filly looked a fair prospect when going one better at Yarmouth next time.
The seven-year-old must prevail from the summit of the handicap, but he is fit from a spin on the Flat and looked quite a fair prospect in a maiden hurdle at Doncaster in December.