(1) The foe might be " a creation of his moral presentiment and assigned to the north as the cloudy region of mystery."
Tomorrow perhaps, even certainly, I have a presentiment that for the first time I shall have to show all I can do.
We know phenomena, how the existence of things appears to us in nature; we believe in the true nature, the eternal essence of things (the good, the true, the beautiful); by means of presentiment (Ahnung) the intermediary between knowledge and belief, we recognize the supra-sensible in the sensible, the being in the phenomenon.
The latter at the last moment recorded their votes in favor of the Abarzuza Bill when they perceived that a strange sort of eleventh-hour presentiment was about to make all the Spanish parties vote this insufficient reform.
Anna Pavlovna's presentiment was in fact fulfilled.
"I was never pleased at Bolkonski's engagement to Natasha," said the countess, "but I always wanted Nicholas to marry the princess, and had a presentiment that it would happen.
It "is celebrated by the very people who did observe it, in hundreds of hymns, which would fill volumes, as a day of rest and joy, of presentiment of the pure bliss and happiness which are stored up for the righteous in the world to come" (S.
Delorme, of Arles, in 1865, appears to have been the first who recognized its novelty and had a presentiment of disaster.
Anna Pavlovna's presentiment was justified, and all that morning a joyously festive mood reigned in the city.