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  • proper n. A male given name, an American pet form of Chauncey, in modern usage also associated with the word chance.


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  • "It's hardly what I call a Chance," said the Marshwiggle.

    The Silver Chair

  • There have been sects of philosophers who have admitted what they termed Chance as one of the agents in the order of nature by which certain classes of events were entirely regulated; which could only mean that those events did not occur in any fixed order, or depend upon uniform laws of causation.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV.

  • That working of an invisible judge, which we call Chance, "life's justicer," lays the villainy bare at the instant of its perfection.

    William Shakespeare

  • Juliet, in "Chance," quickly takes up with an older, married man she meets on a train, pursuing him to Whale Bay, on the British Columbian coast, although she has learned almost nothing about him and he doesn't even know her last name.

    Leave Them and Love Them

  • A small, almost perfectly realized gem of a movie, Taking Chance is also precisely the kind of movie that TV should be making.

    'Taking Chance' follows a fallen Marine's journey home

  • NASA's Second Chance is the next entry in this blog.

    Bonus Music Video: Sea of Tranquillity by Luke Powers - NASA Watch

  • Taking Chance is also a tribute to the American people, because it was the care, honor, and respect that they showed to the body of the dead soldier and to his escort that inspired Col. Strobl to write the story.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • REVIEW: 'Taking Chance' is a powerful reminder of war's toll

    Critic's Corner weekend

  • Especially when focusing on rescuing Chance from the water!

    2009 September « Bodhicitta

  • Chance is hitting his groove with baking for Sunnyside Up. We took the ‘rents to the beach … Ed’s very first ocean view ♥

    2009 August « Bodhicitta


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