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It opened most propitiously and was one of those soft, balmy September days, more like early June than autumn.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Everything went on propitiously, until, in an hour of woe, it was discovered that the infant Princess could not speak!
BARON BRUNOLOUISA MORGAN
After that the political relations of the two States seemed about to shape themselves most propitiously.
But adventures are to the adventurous; and surely this one had started off propitiously enough!
NOBODYLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Now the journey, propitiously begun, became more exhilarating, more exciting with each mile flung by.
COUNT BUNKERJ. STORER CLOUSTON
My first night in this dismal and strangely ordered house had opened anything but propitiously.
LOST MAN'S LANEANNA KATHARINE GREEN
"Yes, my dear Mr. Hobson," interrupted Mr. Landale, smiling propitiously.
THE LIGHT OF SCARTHEYEGERTON CASTLE
The day which Bambi foretold would some time be famous in history dawned propitiously, with sun and soft airs.
BAMBIMARJORIE BENTON COOKE
One of those gleams had shone propitiously, and had lighted her out of the room.
HEART AND SCIENCEWILKIE COLLINS
Ye shades of Poland's slaughtered sons, look on propitiously.

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