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You've turned up, plain, plumb providential for all concerned.
His misses at so short a distance were practically non-existent, nor would he have missed this time but for an accident occurring at the very instant that his finger tightened upon the trigger--an accident to which Meriem owed her life--the providential presence of a water-logged tree trunk, one end of which was embedded in the mud of the river bottom and the other end of which floated just beneath the surface where the prow of Malbihn's canoe ran upon it as he fired.
Certainly," said I, carried away by the Captain's reasoning; "if the surface of the sea is solidified by the ice, the lower depths are free by the Providential law which has placed the maximum of density of the waters of the ocean one degree higher than freezing-point; and, if I am not mistaken, the portion of this iceberg which is above the water is as one to four to that which is below.
I suppose it will be sent up and filed away among the criminal archives of Rome, and will always be regarded as a mysterious infernal machine which would have blown up like a mine and scattered the good Pope all around, but for a miraculous providential interference.
When he heard the sound of our guns, he recognized an unhoped-for assistance, a providential interposition.
To be accepted by you as your husband and the earthly guardian of your welfare, I should regard as the highest of providential gifts.
Providential begins with Channer's own father and how his days on the force affected his family and the very idea of fatherhood.
The poems in Providential represent meditations on loss and violence--these are the facts--but the work is enlivened by humor, tenderness and the rich possibilities that come from honest reflection.
The idea of combining the two INC activities proved propitious, providential even, the organizers said.
Providential Fictions: Nathaniel Hawthorne's Secular Ethics.
The author's study of providential thinking will prove instructive even for scholars long familiar with the myth of American exceptionalism.
While he does highlight neglected sources and questions that will help future thinking on family and social order, his confidence that human beings can fully comprehend "the providential and eschatological dimensions of God's creation" with reference to marriage (23) renders his book problematic for a broad academic audience.