fortune

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORTUNE

"It's like starting West again to make our fortune," said Uncle Peter.

Avice Milbrey had the fortune to witness one of these bed-time causeries.

Almost every Barbarian at the table had made his own fortune.

He went dazedly in to him,—and was awakened from the dream that he had been losing a fortune in his sleep.

Meanwhile, fortune had improved with Mr. Davis, the superintendent of the factory.

I'm sure that when I wrote these lines, fortune had for a moment tweaked me by the nose.

Misfortune had driven them into the earth; it would be fortune to stay there.

He was a spoiled child of fortune, if you wish to have it so.

Why not have detectives as guards—as if I wore a fortune in diamonds?

What can I do, pray, to give her my fortune and deprive my children of it?

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