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presentiment

presentiment Sentence Examples

  • (1) The foe might be " a creation of his moral presentiment and assigned to the north as the cloudy region of mystery."

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  • Tomorrow perhaps, even certainly, I have a presentiment that for the first time I shall have to show all I can do.

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  • Anna Pavlovna's presentiment was in fact fulfilled.

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  • Delorme, of Arles, in 1865, appears to have been the first who recognized its novelty and had a presentiment of disaster.

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  • Anna Pavlovna's presentiment was justified, and all that morning a joyously festive mood reigned in the city.

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  • 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.

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  • Her presentiment at the time had not deceived her--that that state of freedom and readiness for any enjoyment would not return again.

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  • 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.

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  • "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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • His most original idea is the graduation of knowledge into knowing, belief and presentiment.

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  • presentiment of evil.

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  • It can be a condition for some people to have a presentiment of events which may take place.

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  • She had felt an early presentiment that she _should_ like the eldest best.

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  • Browning's work is prescient - modern, cool, adroit, in contrast to someone like Byron who is all overblown presentiment.

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  • This is a dark presentiment of things to come, I fear.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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