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It was a fortuitous time to have one, for the pressing question of the day regarding her race was how to deal with its continued subjugation, often enforced by lynching.
The perfect celestial alignment of moving and potentially rotating transmitters and receivers, separated by interstellar distances, is always likely to be a fortuitous and sometimes temporary circumstance.
But the inordinate and fortuitous gains from land are really only one example from a general class.
In short, birth was fortuitous, a product of circumstance plus proximity, its get a biological accident.
Many finds have been simply fortuitous, but tombs have been the most valuable repositories.
THE TOWNS OF ROMAN BRITAINJAMES OLIVER BEVAN
This one has ended in a great good; really, it's the most fortuitous happening in my brief career as a minister of the Gospel.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
No one supposes the agreement with the phenomena of light with the theory of undulations to be merely fortuitous.
She had disposed of their previous meeting lightly, as though such fortuitous incidents had not been lacking in her life.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Moreover, science, like tradition, has formulated from the fortuitous and abnormal condition of humanity a general law.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
No such fortuitous circumstances would ever again throw him into the arms of a woman,—not such a woman as Doris Cleveland.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR

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