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Usage examples for foretelling

  1. Having spent that time in informing them and reasoning with them, and in foretelling to them much that was to come, he was not suffered to speak any longer; but as he was going on, a sergeant came and pulled him down; yet when he was down, he still continued speaking in a loud voice, and finding many to listen to him, and join in his indignation. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. Even in the New Testament there is this distinct prophetic or foretelling strain running throughout. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  3. Michael, not without a feeling of mental irritation, listened to the African's foretelling – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  4. Accordingly Cato said, " Men, if any among you had listened to what I had all along been foretelling and advising, you would neither have to fear a single man now, nor would you have to rest all your hopes on a single man." – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  5. I never yet found any other general rule for foretelling what they will do, but that of examining what they ought not to do. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
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