Definition of Happy chance
1. Noun. An unexpected piece of good luck. "He finally got his big break"
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Literary usage of Happy chance
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1. The Three Tours of Doctor Syntax: Poems : in Search of 1. the Picturesque, 2 by William Combe (1871)
"... such as happy chance had sent, Or Heaven had in its mercy lent. —The Register, as all may see, Records th' eventful history. ..."
2. The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine (1864)
"The coup d'etat was " a happy chance ;" the banishment and exile of all the patriots and men of principle and intellect in Franco was " a happy chance ..."
3. The Mentor (1892)
"He has been a man " Who breaks his birth's invidious bar, And grasps the skirts of happy chance, And breasts the blows of circumstance, And grapples with ..."