by chance


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through chance, "To sleep, perchance to dream

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by accident

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without advance planning

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I found it in a sealed jar, that by chance, I suppose, had been really hermetically sealed.
He made friends by chance, but not intimate friends, for he seemed to have nothing in particular to say to his companions.
In the works from this period, the artist reuses his own productions or those of children he has taught, as in the wonderfully titled Children's Leftovers Arranged by Chance, 1950.
It wasn't by chance that I used the case of Benjamin to illustrate how historians and critics combine different orders of discourse.