Chance (See also Fate.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Chance (See also Fate.)

  1. Bridoison, Taiel de judge who casts dice to decide cases. [Fr. Lit.: Pantagruel]
  2. Fata Morgana lake-dwelling sorceress and personification of chance. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Innamorato]
  3. Fortuna goddess of chance. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 58]
  4. Jimmy the Greek renowned American oddsmaker. [Am. Culture: Wallechinsky, 468]
  5. Russian roulette suicidal gamble involving a six-shooter, loaded with one bullet. [Folklore: Payton, 590]
  6. Sors god of chance. [Rom. Myth.: Espy, 42–43]
  7. Three Princes of Serendip always make discoveries by accident. [Br. Lit.: Three Princes of Serendip]
  8. Urim and Thummin oracular gems used for casting lots, set in Aaron’s breastplate. [O.T.: Exodus 28:30; Leviticus 8:8]

Charity (See GENEROSITY.)