Usage examples for perchance

  1. Was that perchance a hint from on high? – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  2. Randall then took his leave, having little more than time to return to York House, where the Archbishop might perchance come home wearied and chafed from the King, and the jester might be missed if not there to put him in good humour. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  3. The men were silent for the most part, with now and then a word about the ford, which they thought it would be wise to make at once, before the river perchance might rise, and while it still would not swim the cattle. – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  4. Rise up for us to meet Cuchulain, if perchance thou wilt fight him. – The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge by Unknown
  5. Only once before had he displayed such insolence of manner to me; and I wondered whether, perchance, it had any connection with the suspicions that had been bred in my mind by Billy's report of the Dutchman's recent conversation with him. – The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn by Harry Collingwood
  6. In which two hearts, unguess'd perchance before, Rush'd each to each, and were as two no more; While all thy being- by some Power, above Its will constrain'd- sigh'd, trembling, " This is Love." – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  7. Perchance there may be further intelligence of this sort therein. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  8. A few people, no doubt, heard the shot; listened, perchance, for a moment or two, and then, turning in their warm beds, continued their repose. – Hunted and Harried by R.M. Ballantyne
  9. Must I perchance a thousand books turn over, To find that men are everywhere distrest, And here and there one happy one discover? – Faust by Goethe
  10. Perchance they could do what I had failed to accomplish. – Weapons of Mystery by Joseph Hocking
  11. Hath my guardian perchance set you to dog my footsteps? – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  12. All else may, perchance, desert me, but never mine own free soul. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. Montalvo, watching her with genuine interest, saw signs of rebellion, perchance of despair. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  14. Darken'd and seal'd, perchance, in long, and last repose! – Original sonnets on various subjects; and odes paraphrased from Horace by Anna Seward
  15. The Eternal Father, perchance? – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  16. Perchance it is better for her to die thus than to live for many years dead in life. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  17. I have lived my life; perchance I can help you to live yours better. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  18. That might be to ruin your career, and perchance to lose your life. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  19. Be that as it may, he who should be loaded with honors and riches now suffers obscurity and poverty, and perchance thou art the very one who will bring him relief. – The Flamingo Feather by Kirk Munroe
  20. And if, perchance, a girl came near, Then one of these would say, " Don't listen to our secrets, Miss, You'll please to go away." – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole