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1  The chance proved a lucky one, for a message from Mrs. Palmer soon after she arrived, carried Mrs. Jennings away.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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2  His imprudence had made her miserable for a while; but it seemed to have deprived himself of all chance of ever being otherwise.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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3  She was first called to observe and approve him farther, by a reflection which Elinor chanced one day to make on the difference between him and his sister.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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4  She saw nothing of the Willoughbys, nothing of Edward, and for some time nothing of anybody who could by any chance whether grave or gay, be interesting to her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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5  But while the imaginations of other people will carry them away to form wrong judgments of our conduct, and to decide on it by slight appearances, one's happiness must in some measure be always at the mercy of chance.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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6  If, however, by an unforeseen chance it should be in my power to serve him farther, I must think very differently of him from what I now do, if I am not as ready to be useful to him then as I sincerely wish I could be at present.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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7  But that it was so, had not only been declared by Lucy's eyes at the time, but was declared over again the next morning more openly, for at her particular desire, Lady Middleton set her down in Berkeley Street on the chance of seeing Elinor alone, to tell her how happy she was.
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8  Thus a circumstance occurred, while the sisters were together in their own room after breakfast, which sunk the heart of Mrs. Jennings still lower in her estimation; because, through her own weakness, it chanced to prove a source of fresh pain to herself, though Mrs. Jennings was governed in it by an impulse of the utmost goodwill.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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