Circumstances: Chance in the Literary Text

Circumstances: Chance in the Literary Text

Circumstances: Chance in the Literary Text

Circumstances: Chance in the Literary Text

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[Chance, a thousand fortuitous causes, a thousand unforeseen circumstances, accomplish what force and reason cannot accomplish or, rather, precisely because chance directs them, force is helpless. No matter what energy one gives dice when they leave the hand, they still do not come to rest any more easily on the desired number.]

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