The name of Troy has been heard, perchance, even in Acarnania?
"It would, perchance, be best that the novices be not admitted," suggested the master.
It was not an ethereal joy welcoming new souls to struggle, perchance to victory.
It would be well, perchance, that you should give him greeting from me.
He has the day, perchance the week, before him, and may take his own time to accomplish Nature's burial in snow.
Bewitched, perchance, by that bad woman, which is no excuse for him.
perchance this was before the appearance of another lover, the Sieur de Artigny.
My boots, too, may perchance be useful—my riding ones of untanned leather.
When the hearing comes some of the parties to the affair may perchance divulge what lay at the bottom of the row.
But perchance the tide was favourable, and you could not tarry.
mid-14c., parchaunce, from Old French par cheance, literally "by chance." With Latin per substituted c.1400 for French cognate par.