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- n. Plural form of foreboder.
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The Covenant-breakers, foreboders of evil, however, waxed fiercer in their rancor, rejoiced as I fell a victim to the most grievous ordeal, bestirred themselves against me and made merry over the heartrending happenings around me.
I told these foreboders of danger that I was not troubled with fears on that score -- I was a Southern man and understood Southern character.
Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad; Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives, Who Gained Their Freedom Through His Instrumentality, and Many Other Incidents
'Why, what a battery!' exclaimed Alfred, stopping short, 'and one - two-three-all foreboders of no good, in the great sea before me.
And the sage foreboders of evil, who had locked up their silver spoons, and shaken their heads very wisely for the last week, had the agreeable mortification of observing rather an appearance of good humour upon the countenances of the multitude than that ferocious determination against the lives and limbs of the well-affected which they had so sorrowfully anticipated.
‘Why, what a battery!’ exclaimed Alfred, stopping short, ‘and one — two — three — all foreboders of no good, in the great sea before me.