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Chanced

imp. & p. p.

1) of Chance

Example Sentences for

Chanced

1) But I must object to your dooming Colonel Brandon and his wife to the constant confinement of a sick chamber, merely because he Chanced to complain yesterday (a very cold damp day) of a slight rheumatic feel in one of his shoulders.’ ‘But he talked of flannel waistcoats,ssaid Marianne; and with me a flannel waistcoat is invariably connected with aches, cramps, rheumatisms, and every species of ailment that can afflict the old and the feeble.’ ‘Had he been only in a violent fever, you would not have despised him half so much.
2) In this house I Chanced to find a volume of the works of Cornelius Agrippa.
3) But, as it Chanced to be immediately under his nose, it followed, as a matter of course, that he looked all over his desk for it, without finding it; and happening in the course of his search to look straight before him, his gaze encountered the pale and terrified face of Oliver Twist: who, despite all the admonitory looks and pinches of Bumble, was regarding the repulsive countenance of his future master, with a mingled expression of horror and fear, too palpable to be mistaken, even by a half-blind magistrate.
4) She was first called to observe and approve him farther, by a reflection which Elinor Chanced one day to make on the difference between him and his sister.
5) Their appearance was not calculated to attract the importunate regards of such of London’s destitute population, as Chanced to take their way over the bridge that night in search of some cold arch or doorless hovel wherein to lay their heads; they stood there in silence: neither speaking nor spoken to, by any one who passed.
6) But I must object to your dooming Colonel Brandon and his wife to the constant confinement of a sick chamber, merely because he Chanced to complain yesterday (a very cold damp day) of a slight rheumatic feel in one of his shoulders.’ ‘But he talked of flannel waistcoats,ssaid Marianne; and with me a flannel waistcoat is invariably connected with aches, cramps, rheumatisms, and every species of ailment that can afflict the old and the feeble.’ ‘Had he been only in a violent fever, you would not have despised him half so much.
7) She was first called to observe and approve him farther, by a reflection which Elinor Chanced one day to make on the difference between him and his sister.
8) She simply ate what she needed when she needed it, and if the supply was very scarce, even though she found plenty for several meals, she would never gather any ahead. ‘I remember that she used to think it very silly of me to burden myself with extra food upon the march, though she was quite glad to eat it with me, if the way Chanced to be barren of sustenance.’ ‘Then you knew your mother, Tarzan?sasked D Arnot, in surprise. ‘Yes.
9) She simply ate what she needed when she needed it, and if the supply was very scarce, even though she found plenty for several meals, she would never gather any ahead. ‘I remember that she used to think it very silly of me to burden myself with extra food upon the march, though she was quite glad to eat it with me, if the way Chanced to be barren of sustenance.’ ‘Then you knew your mother, Tarzan?sasked D Arnot, in surprise. ‘Yes.
10) As fate would have it, Mrs Bedwin Chanced to bring in, at this moment, a small parcel of books, which Mr Brownlow had that morning purchased of the identical bookstallkeeper, who has already figured in this history; having laid them on the table, she prepared to leave the room. ‘Stop the boy, Mrs Bedwin!ssaid Mr Brownlow; there is something to go back.’ ‘He has gone, sir,sreplied Mrs Bedwin. ‘Call after him,ssaid Mr Brownlow; it’s particular.
11) Thus a circumstance occurred, while the sisters were together in their own room after breakfast, which sunk the heart of Mrs Jennings still lower in her estimation; because, through her own weakness, it Chanced to prove a source of fresh pain to herself, though Mrs Jennings was governed in it by an impulse of the utmost goodwill.
12) When the grave had been filled with earth the little party turned back toward the cabin, and Esmeralda, still weeping copiously for the two she had never heard of before today, and who had been dead twenty years, Chanced to glance toward the harbor.
13) When the grave had been filled with earth the little party turned back toward the cabin, and Esmeralda, still weeping copiously for the two she had never heard of before today, and who had been dead twenty years, Chanced to glance toward the harbor.
14) But, as it Chanced to be immediately under his nose, it followed, as a matter of course, that he looked all over his desk for it, without finding it; and happening in the course of his search to look straight before him, his gaze encountered the pale and terrified face of Oliver Twist: who, despite all the admonitory looks and pinches of Bumble, was regarding the repulsive countenance of his future master, with a mingled expression of horror and fear, too palpable to be mistaken, even by a half-blind magistrate.
15) As fate would have it, Mrs Bedwin Chanced to bring in, at this moment, a small parcel of books, which Mr Brownlow had that morning purchased of the identical bookstallkeeper, who has already figured in this history; having laid them on the table, she prepared to leave the room. ‘Stop the boy, Mrs Bedwin!ssaid Mr Brownlow; there is something to go back.’ ‘He has gone, sir,sreplied Mrs Bedwin. ‘Call after him,ssaid Mr Brownlow; it’s particular.
16) It Chanced one morning, while Oliver’s affairs were in this auspicious and confortable state, that Mr Gamfield, chimney-sweep, went his way down the High Street, deeply cogitating in his mind his ways and means of paying certain arrears of rent, for which his landlord had become rather pressing.
17) Thus a circumstance occurred, while the sisters were together in their own room after breakfast, which sunk the heart of Mrs Jennings still lower in her estimation; because, through her own weakness, it Chanced to prove a source of fresh pain to herself, though Mrs Jennings was governed in it by an impulse of the utmost goodwill.
18) It Chanced one morning, while Oliver’s affairs were in this auspicious and confortable state, that Mr Gamfield, chimney-sweep, went his way down the High Street, deeply cogitating in his mind his ways and means of paying certain arrears of rent, for which his landlord had become rather pressing.
19) Seven flung down his brush, and had just begun Well, of all the unjust things—swhen his eye Chanced to fall upon Alice, as she stood watching them, and he checked himself suddenly: the others looked round also, and all of them 66 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland bowed low. ‘Would you tell me,ssaid Alice, a little timidly, why you are painting those roses?’
20) In this house I Chanced to find a volume of the works of Cornelius Agrippa.
21) Rio hadn’t Chanced a single late night run since her brother had shown up
22) These only Chanced to be heard, indeed, or account of their being very frequently repeated with great emphasis.
23) Their appearance was not calculated to attract the importunate regards of such of London’s destitute population, as Chanced to take their way over the bridge that night in search of some cold arch or doorless hovel wherein to lay their heads; they stood there in silence: neither speaking nor spoken to, by any one who passed.
24) These only Chanced to be heard, indeed, or account of their being very frequently repeated with great emphasis.
25) Seven flung down his brush, and had just begun Well, of all the unjust things—swhen his eye Chanced to fall upon Alice, as she stood watching them, and he checked himself suddenly: the others looked round also, and all of them 66 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland bowed low. ‘Would you tell me,ssaid Alice, a little timidly, why you are painting those roses?’