He predicts that "the increase in the acre yields in this country has only begun.
143), and predicts to Xerxes his defeat by the Greeks (vii.
I-II ought undoubtedly to be read in immediate connexion with chap. vii.; it presupposes the alliance of Syria and northern Israel, whose destruction it predicts, though opening a door of hope for a remnant of Israel.
Prjevalsky, indeed, predicts of northern Tibet that it will prove a " second California " in course of time.
In this brochure he predicts solemnly that on the 29th of March 1 The name "Stella" is simply a translation of Esther.
For long ages astronomy and astrology (which might be called astromancy, on the same principle as "chiromancy") were identified; and a distinction is made between "natural astrology," which predicts the motions of the heavenly bodies, eclipses, &c., and "judicial astrology," which studies the influence of the stars on human destiny.
He predicts that within twenty years, the first person to live to one thousand will be born.