happy chance

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Synonyms for happy chance

an unexpected piece of good luck

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And, dearest Theseus, if by some happy chance, you should escape the jaws of the Minotaur, then tear down those dismal sails, and hoist others that shall be bright as the sunshine.
By a singular and happy chance, we are able to some extent to check what passed along this road during the night in question.
However, in consideration of the happy chance that mate you the instrument unter Gott of this Pooterage flying-machine reaching his Highness's hand, you haf been spared.
By happy chance we had chosen to eat at a restaurant metres from where the parade started in the afternoon.
By happy chance, Dante's Inferno escaped as I had it out on loan at the time.
Saying goodbye at the end of the evening, I was reminded that it is just such happy chance gatherings that have made it possible for me to live for so many years in what might otherwise appear to be the middle of nowhere.
By happy chance, however, one of Argas's system administrators had a Veeam Backup & Replication solution on his local computer, and had been experimenting with it.
By happy chance the headquarters of the Cat Survival Trust is very close by in the village of Codicote.
This lures readers along and gives children the happy chance to find the answer and feel they've beaten the storyteller to the punch.
It would transpire that, by happy chance, the virus was maximally infective only when patients were at their most unwell and usually already in hospital.
But when I was younger, by a happy chance, both my then girlfriend and my twin brother were posted there and I spent an exceptional month exploring the city.
The owner said that by happy chance, it was being shown the following day.
Anniversaries don't come much bigger than this year's commemoration of the bicentennial of Charles Darwin's birth, which by happy chance also marks 150 years since the publication of On the Origin of Species by Natural Selection.
is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.