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Usage examples for foreseen

  1. 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.
  2. Naturally Peckover had foreseen this move, and had proposed a circuitous and covert route to the house. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  3. 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
  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. Why had I not foreseen her question? – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  6. A few days later the report was confirmed, under circumstances which had certainly not been foreseen. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  7. 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
  8. The hour long foreseen had come, and upon the whole he was glad. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  9. Herbert had foreseen this decision. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  10. It's as I expected, as was foreseen last night. – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. For a long while Monnica had foreseen the exceptional place that Augustin was to take in the Church. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  15. " He has lasted twice as long as anyone could have foreseen," he said. – Windyridge by W. Riley
  16. Did she not stay there until my visit, expected and perhaps foreseen, was over? – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
  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. 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
  19. 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
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