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  • My fore-ordained knowledge that the Yankees would lose paradoxically put them ahead.

    Tony Sachs: You're Welcome, New York: How My Reverse Juju Helped The Yankees Win Game 4

  • As you point out, Chris, nothing was fore-ordained.

    Freedom Schools— an exchange

  • As you point out, Chris, nothing was fore-ordained.

    March « 2008 « Bill Ayers

  • “It was fore-ordained by heredity that I should write,” Morton explained in a 1904 Theater Advertiser interview, citing her mother as the one who “transmitted to me her taste for play reading.”

    Martha Morton.

  • “Draw near me and take me in thine hand and lay me in the dish that is with you: then set it on thy head, for my death was fore-ordained, from Eternity without beginning,572 to be at thy hand, and thou hast no power to avert it.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • With this the captain came down from the mast, saying, There is no Majesty and there is no Might save in Allah, the Glorious, the Great; nor can man prevent that which is fore-ordained of fate!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And it is not decreed that he should fall by thy hand; but hasten on thy mission of slaughter fore-ordained, (exeunt ODYSSEUS and DIOMEDES) while I feigning to be Cypris, his ally, and to aid him in his efforts will answer thy foe with cheating words.

    Rhesus

  • So they resigned themselves to fore-ordained Fate and fortune and I submitted to the judgment of Allah, enduring patiently that which he decreed unto me of affliction, till He took my soul and made me to dwell in my grave.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • That fore-ordained report took the position that allowing homosexuals -- openly gay men and women -- into the military was just too nervous-making.

    Aubrey Sarvis: The Times They Are A-Changin'

  • And it is not decreed that he should fall by thy hand; but hasten on thy mission of slaughter fore-ordained, (exeunt ODYSSEUS and DIOMEDES) while I feigning to be Cypris, his ally, and to aid him in his efforts will answer thy foe with cheating words.

    Rhesus

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