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presenting favorable circumstances

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I hope that you may find a propitious moment," he said, with a laugh, "for it is certain that in all my life I have never seen one in which a prisoner of the First Born might escape.
Her first proposal would have to be deferred to a more propitious time and a more eligible suitor.
In her actual state, with her surrounding atmosphere certainly very much reduced, her seas for the most part dried up, her insufficient supply of water restricted, vegetation, sudden alternations of cold and heat, her days and nights of 354 hours-- the moon does not seem habitable to me, nor does she seem propitious to animal development, nor sufficient for the wants of existence as we understand it.
However propitious they might have been in the seasons that were gone, to Betty Higden in the matter of beans, they had not been very favourable in the matter of coins; for it was easy to see that she was poor.
She walked up and down the long saloon while waiting for Laurie, and once arranged herself under the chandelier, which had a good effect upon her hair, then she thought better of it, and went away to the other end of the room, as if ashamed of the girlish desire to have the first view a propitious one.
For some time, I am doubtful of Miss Shepherd's feelings, but, at length, Fate being propitious, we meet at the dancing-school.
Like du Bousquier, like the Chevalier de Valois, she had a policy of her own; she was on the watch for circumstances, awaiting the propitious moment for a move with the shrewdness of maternal instinct.
The fates were again propitious for a brief period; but again a trivial incident interfered.
I was for making the attempted escape at once, but both Perry and Ghak counseled waiting for some propitious accident which would insure us some small degree of success.
After Perot's success in 1992, the throw-the-bums-out fervor represented by the term limits movement, and 1994's congressional upheaval, conditions seem especially propitious for a true realignment in the ossified two-party system.
He called on the next government to set up a legislative and regulatory framework, one propitious for the development of Islamic finance in Tunisia.
The Year of the Rat is seen as a year of opportunity, a propitious time to launch new ventures and make new investments, a year of optimism.
In contrast demand was strong in a number of countries where economic circumstances were more propitious.
Since the holding in 2001 of the first Tunisia-Japan Symposium on Society, Science and Technology, the two countries' researchers have found many convergent views and common ground for co-operation propitious for the exchange of experience and ideas.
This is a propitious time to be developing `state of the art' top end vineyards since the future demand for the highest quality grapes will proceed unabated because of inexorable demographic trends driving the market for fine wines.