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Quotes of foreseen

  1. Shakespeare very rarely makes the least attempt to surprise by his catastrophes. They are felt to be inevitable, though the precise way in which they will be brought about is not, of course, foreseen – Andrew Coyle Bradley
  2. Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process. – Kenneth Clark
  3. Naturally enough, I couldn't have foreseen the vast sea change which has come upon that scene as a result of German reunification and associated events. – Brian Ferneyhough
  4. But the Constitution was made not only for southern and northern states, but for states neither northern nor southern, namely, the western states, their coming in being foreseen and provided for. – William H. Seward
  5. Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us. – Freya Stark

Usage examples for foreseen

  1. The high courage that had sustained her against outrage which had openly declared itself shrank under the sense of something coming which she had not foreseen – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. He had, indeed, long foreseen what would occur, and even at the moment when he had promised the bribe he was fully determined never to pay it. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  3. But her next attack took a form that Agatha had not foreseen – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  4. Many questions will remain open, many changes of the future will not be foreseen and those who meet in the Conference will see when they end their work that they have only begun it. – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  5. Their enemies had foreseen the possibility of such a bolt from cover as they were now making, and a patrol was on guard about the deserted city. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  6. Since Amherst had won his point about the mills, the danger he had foreseen had been realized: his victory at Westmore had been a defeat at Lynbrook. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  7. But, as Mr. Arch had foreseen trouble soon arose, for this new movement met with the most bitter opposition. – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  8. Naturally Peckover had foreseen this move, and had proposed a circuitous and covert route to the house. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  9. He could not but admit to himself that he might not have made this journey, if he could have foreseen the events of a few days. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  10. Of the future, only that is foreseen which is like the past or can be made up again with elements like those of the past. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  11. It's as I expected, as was foreseen last night. – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  12. Why had I not foreseen her question? – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. A few days later the report was confirmed, under circumstances which had certainly not been foreseen – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  14. Mother Lhulier took legal steps to gain possession of the property, but grave difficulties, which perhaps had not been foreseen arose. – Henrietta Maria by Henrietta Haynes
  15. Herbert had foreseen this decision. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  16. For a long while Monnica had foreseen the exceptional place that Augustin was to take in the Church. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  17. The gardener lives outside the tree; The gardener knows the tree can see What cure is needed, plans afresh An end foreseen and there's the will Wherewith the gardener may fulfil The orchard's destiny. – Toward the Gulf by Edgar Lee Masters
  18. The hour long foreseen had come, and upon the whole he was glad. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  19. " He has lasted twice as long as anyone could have foreseen he said. – Windyridge by W. Riley
  20. Did she not stay there until my visit, expected and perhaps foreseen was over? – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac

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