There was every reason to anticipate the success of the second.
David Leslie, the best of the Scottish generals, was promptly despatched against Montrose to anticipate the invasion.
She always seemed to know what was going on inside people's heads, and to anticipate how a person would react to a given circumstance.
They show the lay aspect of the Third Crusade; they anticipate the Crusade of Frederick II.
But the commander of Masada realized at length that there was no hope of escaping captivity except by death, and urged his comrades to anticipate their fate.
In this respect the history of Aegina does but anticipate the history of Greece as a whole.
If the consolidation took place with comparative uniformity we might then anticipate the formation of a vast multitude of small planets such as those we actually do find in the region between the orbit of Mars and that of Jupiter.
I didn't anticipate all this static.
To anticipate, not the sunrise and the dawn merely, but, if possible, Nature herself!
They must not be allowed Principles to anticipate judgment on their deserts by voting each of policy.
Thus the actual yield of rainfall to the streams depends largely upon the mode of its time-distribution, and without a knowledge of this it is impossible to anticipate the yield of a particular rainfall.
It does not, as has been said, anticipate the economical doctrines of Adam Smith, and much of it is fanciful without being either witty or ingenious.
But Wasif and Montasir had been informed, and resolved to anticipate him.
The mention of Liszt has led us to anticipate the end of the story, and we must revert to 1836, when the acquaintance began.
The reason he gave for delay was that he did not anticipate war; and that he did not wish to excite unwarrantable suspicions in the minds of the Free State.
It is hard to be certain that any systematic grouping will anticipate all the suggestions that may occur to a restlessly and recklessly inquiring age.
He could only use the eye which remained to him for brief and intermittent periods, and as travelling affected his sight prejudicially he could not anticipate any personal research amongst unpublished records and historic scenes.
The idea of the annexation of part of Belgium to France had been suggested to him first by Bismarck; and the use to which Bismarck put the draft was not one which he could be expected to anticipate, for he had carried on the negotiations in good faith.
The general plan and the adequate provision of resources were due to the marquis Wellesley, as also the indomitable spirit that could not anticipate defeat.
Moslim, the powerful governor of Khorasan, tried to anticipate the caliph by a revolt, but a conspiracy was formed against him, which ended in his murder.
Any attempt here to anticipate what the course of an idealism inspired by such a spirit of caution and comprehension is likely to be cannot but appear dogmatic.
It is due to Vieillot to mention these facts, as he has been accused of publishing his method in haste to anticipate some of Cuvier's views, but he might well complain of the delay in London.
"Two maxims," he says, "we must ever bear in mind - that apart from the will there is nothing either good or bad, and that we must not try to anticipate or direct events, but merely accept them with intelligence."