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a favorable or advantageous combination of circumstances

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I have not had so many opportunities of estimating the minuter propensities of his mind, his inclinations and tastes, as you have; but I have the highest opinion in the world of his goodness and sense.
So I shall have time gradually to make her familiar with my hopes, as opportunities offer.
As the opportunities she finds in her own country do not satisfy her, she has come to Europe "to try," as she says, "for herself.
Oolanga was in his way a clever, unscrupulous rogue, and he felt that with things moving round him in this great household there should be opportunities of self-advancement.
It is loss also in business, to be too full of respects, or to be curious, in observing times and opportunities.
Upon the entire surface of that ancient planet I never before had seen a hill or mountain that exceeded four thousand feet in height above the dead sea bottoms, and as the ascent was usually gradual, nearly to their summits they presented but few opportunities for the practice of climbing.
I don't lay claim to anything else than having used some opportunities which have not come within everybody's reach; but there is no stifling the offence of being young, and a new-comer, and happening to know something more than the old inhabitants.
But the opportunity of carrying out this project has proved to be one of the lost opportunities of my life.
You will do well not to give him any opportunities of meeting with her alone.
As it is, I have had no opportunities of giving the subject any serious consideration.
As I feel that the opportunities which I enjoyed of studying the Natural History of the different countries we visited, have been wholly due to Captain Fitz Roy, I hope I may here be permitted to repeat my expression of gratitude to him; and to add that, during the five years we were together, I received from him the most cordial friendship and steady assistance.
We had, after this, frequent opportunities to repeat our crime --chiefly by his contrivance--especially at home, when his mother and the young ladies went abroad a-visiting, which he watched so narrowly as never to miss; knowing always beforehand when they went out, and then failed not to catch me all alone, and securely enough; so that we took our fill of our wicked pleasure for near half a year; and yet, which was the most to my satisfaction, I was not with child.
MY readers have opportunities of judging for themselves whether the influences and tendencies which I distrusted in America, had, at that time, any existence but in my imagination.
Even with unemployment being as high as it is," Bill Brandt states, "there are still a lot of job opportunities out there if you are willing to meet the challenges they entail.
In addition, the solution also breaks down this total extra profit opportunity by reason, allowing an organization to focus on the problems or opportunities that will realize the greatest results.
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