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- phrase Expressing
confidencethat a conundrumhas a solution despite it not being apparent.
- phrase Commenting that a seemingly
unfortunateor unfavourablesituation or change may be beneficiallater or in the long run.
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Perhaps from a poem by William Cowper (who lived 1731–1800), whose first stanza reads, “God works in a mysterious way / His wonders to perform; / He plants His footsteps in the sea / And rides upon the storm.”
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