Presentiment sentence example
Anna Pavlovna's presentiment was in fact fulfilled.
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.
This is a dark presentiment of things to come, I fear.
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.Advertisement
His most original idea is the graduation of knowledge into knowing, belief and presentiment.
It can be a condition for some people to have a presentiment of events which may take place.
She had felt an early presentiment that she _should_ like the eldest best.
Browning's work is prescient - modern, cool, adroit, in contrast to someone like Byron who is all overblown presentiment.
He set out from Bohemia on the r4th of October 1414, not, however, until he had carefully ordered all his private affairs, with a presentiment, which he did not conceal, that in all probability he was going to his death.Advertisement
Of the glorious liberty of the children of God he had nothing but a mere presentiment; he looked for it only in the world beyond the grave, and under the power of the Gospel he counted as loss all the world could give.
Yes, it was the same flesh, the same chair a canon, the sight of which had even then filled him with horror, as by a presentiment.
Her presentiment at the time had not deceived her--that that state of freedom and readiness for any enjoyment would not return again.
Anna Pavlovna's presentiment was justified, and all that morning a joyously festive mood reigned in the city.
Delorme, of Arles, in 1865, appears to have been the first who recognized its novelty and had a presentiment of disaster.Advertisement