Even if they do not know for what purpose they are fattened, they will at least know that all that happened to the ram did not happen accidentally, and will no longer need the conceptions of chance
Captain Ebsworth says, and I say, let chance
He could not chance
a shot until there was no risk of missing.
A brilliant frigate captain, a man of sound judgment, of dashing bravery and of serene mind, scrupulously concerned for the welfare and honour of the navy, he missed a larger fame only by the chances
of the service.
A large number of individuals, by giving a better chance
for the appearance within any given period of profitable variations, will compensate for a lesser amount of variability in each individual, and is, I believe, an extremely important element of success.
Franklin and Miss Rachel took in each other's society, and noting what a pretty match they were in all personal respects, we naturally speculated on the chance
of their putting their heads together with other objects in view besides the ornamenting of a door.
So, as chance
directed that he should be the one to discover the body of the sentry when the first alarm had been given following Achmet Zek's discovery that Werper had outwitted him, the crafty black had dragged the dead body to the interior of a nearby tent, and himself resumed his station before the doorway of the hut in which he still believed the woman to be.
Well, if my master does not leave this car during those four days, we may hope that chance
will not bring him face to face with this confounded American.
He's got intelligence and we've got to give that intelligence a chance
If the chance
of forcing a confession from the Count is, as I believe it to be, the last chance
left of publicly establishing the fact of Laura's existence, the least selfish reason that I can advance for our marriage is recognised by us both.
It was at the end of a week of this sort of waiting, roaming about in the bitter winds or loafing in saloons, that Jurgis stumbled on a chance
in one of the cellars of Jones's big packing plant.
There we were all four tied by the leg and with precious little chance
of ever getting out again, while we each held a secret which might have put each of us in a palace if we could only have made use of it.