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  • Perchance, that is why the former President chose to attend the 2008 Summer Olympics.

    Moneybag Democracy

  • Perchance, that is why these members of the Press thought Professor Gates, the Cambridge, Massachusetts police officer, and a beer summit, were food for their fodder.

    Glenn Beck; Race Relationships or Health Care Reform

  • Perchance, that is why in America people prefer to remain colormute.

    Katrina's [America's] Hidden Race War

  • "Perchance," he said, "I shall meet some one who needs them more than I."

    Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends

  • "Perchance," said he, "you have come to receive some new ideas for the benefit of the church?"

    Mr. World and Miss Church-Member A twentieth century allegory

  • "Perchance," she murmured, "he is at this moment also looking at the clouds from his window, because he can not sleep for thinking that in two days he will be beneath her father's roof, and will see her loveliness, and he must needs be contriving within his mind what he will say if she do but look as if she might regard him with favor, which I pray she will."

    A Lady of Quality

  • "Perchance," said the Baron, "she would allow herself to be influenced by the noble ladies whom your Majesty spoke of."

    In Brief Authority

  • "Perchance," she murmured, "he is at this moment also looking at the clouds from his window, because he cannot sleep for thinking that in two days he will be beneath her father's roof and will see her loveliness, and he must needs be contriving within his mind what he will say, if she do but look as if she might regard him with favour, which I pray she will."

    A Lady of Quality

  • "'Perchance' was what I said, and 'perchance' it still shall be; aye, by the help of the Saints, and I will prove it ...."

    Margery — Volume 06

  • All were now silent, but Young Kubbeling ceased not from wiping the sweat of anguish from his brow, till at last he cried: "'Perchance' was what I said, and 'perchance' it still shall be; aye, by the help of the Saints, and I will prove it ...."

    Margery — Complete

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  • Perhaps (archaic)

    June 5, 2015