But when he left, he left in great spirits, for he perceived that just by pure luck
and no troublesome labor he had accomplished several delightful things: he had touched both men on a raw spot and seen them squirm; he had modified Wilson's sweetness for the twins with one small bitter taste that he wouldn't be able to get out of his mouth right away; and, best of all, he had taken the hated twins down a peg with the community; for Blake would gossip around freely, after the manner of detectives, and within a week the town would be laughing at them in its sleeve for offering a gaudy reward for a bauble which they either never possessed or hadn't lost.
Det Con Ben Kahane, of Hackney CID, said: "It was pure luck
he didn't hurt or kill innocent pedestrians.
Whichever the case, both can happen through pure luck
The Llanrhaeadr Springs is a great venue but it was pure luck
that we found it," she said.
Jailing Halligan, who has 22 past convictions, Judge Amanda Rippon said it was pure luck
that the victim survived as the blade narrowly missed a major artery.
BRING back old Bingo and the way it used to be When it really was a game of pure luck
and not a computer did you see.
Of course we will have to be convinced that it has been down to their actions and not pure luck
As matters stand, far too many are out of work and those in work are receiving poorer incomes and conditions of service have got worse.
It was pure luck
that we were born in such a privileged society, neither you or I deserve peace and safety more than any of those people seeking refuge and asylum in the UK.
And he admitted it was pure luck
rather than quick reflexes that kept him away from the barriers after his right rear tyre exploded at top speed.
Will said: "It's pure luck
they found the tumour when they did.
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He just captured the 2004 Junior Ryder Cup with the European Team and suffice it say that the bet his father made had some logic to it and not just pure luck
The offenders in this burglary have put their lives at serious risk by breaking into an electricity substation and, if they had stepped in the wrong place, the consequences could have been potentially fatal - it is pure luck
this hasn't happened.
Asked his opinion of the techniques executed by the likes of Victorian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell - the reverse sweep and the ramp shot - Harvey said he couldn't possibly do them himself, and added that's not skill, but pure luck
The result is that experienced and hard-working applicants have to rely on pure luck
or knowing someone in the company to enable them to circumnavigate HR altogether.