happy chance

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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, 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.
It's a happy chance that people came into the church yard and you abandoned what had been a brutal, violent, sustained attack on her.
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.
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.
When I was young, if happy chance Allowed the pleasure of a dance To hold a maiden in my arms To clasp her tight and feel her warmth It never seemed to get too hot 'Twas all I asked, 'twas all I got But now the more they undulate The more they seem to separate In fact they often dance alone They keep in step by mobile phone Very soon it may be cool One dance in Leeds, one Liverpool And then perhaps they'll conquer time One dance at six, the other nine One dance away the Sabbath day And one the following Saturday It leads me on to speculate What might be our human fate I head strange talk of e-mail dating Could they?
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.