pennies from heaven
Unexpected good fortune, a windfall, as in They sent back our check—pennies from heaven. This expression may have originated with a song and motion picture so named (1936), popularized by Bing Crosby.
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“I´m now writing to you from goat heaven,” he lamented on the blog he maintains.
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Hatuey asked the religious man holding the flame if indeed any Christians were in heaven.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One customer retooled a Nintendo Wii with its innards switched out for glued pennies.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But assuming things were ever that hopeful, heaven was short-lived, and trouble followed.
Decide about it, ye that are learned in the ethnographic distinctions of our race—but heaven defend us from the Bourbonnaises!
And if an earthly father would act thus wisely and thus kindly, "how much more your Father which is in Heaven?"God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The expression of his features was calm and composed, and his eyes were raised to heaven with a look of hope and supplication.
A burning crimson flushed over the cheek of Wharton, as Louis uttered this ardent appeal to friendship and to Heaven.
In the state Louis was in, between man's perfidy and woman's wiles, any refuge from the world, seemed a heaven to him.