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- v. Present participle of forefeel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A presentiment; a foreboding.
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I had some right to surmise that my illness may have been merely the effect of the hot wind; and this notion was encouraged by the elasticity of my spirits, and by a strong forefeeling that much of my destined life in this world was yet to come, and yet to be fulfilled.
May there not in both fables lie a dim forefeeling of the time when Justice shall transfer her seat from the skies, so that whatever her ministers bind on earth may be bound in heaven?
For this they take for a very evil token, as though the soul being in despair and vexed in conscience, through some privy and secret forefeeling of the punishment now at hand, were afraid to depart.
The weather was dull, and the sea, forefeeling the approach of the equinoctial gales, was restless and heaving.
All but the loathed forefeeling of blank death, --
"The sense of flying in our sleep might, he thought, probably be the anticipation or forefeeling of an unevolved power, like an Aurelia's dream of butterfly motion."
We had a forefeeling of the future, we were sure that we had had a vision of some new order of things, but were uncertain when it would be established. "
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