applies literally to that which is suited to the season of the year or, figuratively, to the moment or occasion seasonable weather
refers to that which is so timed, often as if by accident, as to meet exactly the needs of the occasion the opportune arrival of a supply train
applies to that which happens or is done at an appropriate time, esp. at such a time as to be of help or service a timely interruption
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The rekindling of the Imperial idea is understood as a timely act of revolt and redemption: of revolt against continuous humiliations deeply felt, redemption from the fate of nations obviously weak and suspected of timidity.
The allies, aware of the gradual strengthening of their enemy's forces but themselves as yet unable to put more than 200,000 in the field, had left a small corps of observation opposite Magdeburg and along the Elbe to give timely notice of an advance towards Berlin; and with the bulk of their forces had taken up a position about Dresden, whence they had determined to march down the course of the Elbe and roll up the French from right to left.