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  • n. Plural form of peradventure.

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Examples

  • Then He has revealed His purposes; we are not left to grope in darkness, at the mercy of 'peradventures' and 'probablies'; nor reduced to consult the ambiguous oracles of nature or of

    Expositions of Holy Scripture : St. Matthew Chaps. IX to XXVIII

  • "peradventures" the least in point within his experience.

    To My Younger Brethren Chapters on Pastoral Life and Work

  • Shallow; and here young Master Slender, that peradventures shall tell you another tale, if matters grow to your likings.

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • Now, if we neglect these things, if we walk at all peradventures with God, attending neither to means nor duties, nor the exercise of grace, as we should, we are not to wonder if we find ourselves decaying, yea, ready to die.

    Pneumatologia

  • He that is so lives in the dark to himself, and walks at peradventures with God, not knowing how he walketh nor whither he goeth.

    Pneumatologia

  • And yet he who is negligent in this inquiry walks at all peradventures with God, -- knows not whereabout he is in his way, whether he be nearer or farther off from his journey's end than he was before.

    Pneumatologia

  • "You have the easier cause to champion," she said, when there was a momentary lull, "for all your evidences can be pointed to and counted; whereas mine, poor things -- pale hypotheses, nameless peradventures -- lie in forgotten churchyards -- unthought of, unthanked, untrumpeted, and all their tragedy is lost in the everlasting silence."

    The Daughters of Danaus

  • I mean to say, I bet you got your lawyer to write him a letter full of whereases, peradventures, and parties of the first part, and so forth.

    Indiscretions of Archie

  • It is full of "whereases" and "peradventures" and "heretofores" and similar swank, and there aren't any stops in it.

    Uneasy Money

  • Here is Got’s plessing, and your friend, and Justice Shallow; and here young Master Slender, that peradventures shall tell you another tale, if matters grow to your likings.

    Act I. Scene I. The Merry Wives of Windsor

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