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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of foreconceive.


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  • Therefore they are not future but present to those who now see that, from which the future, being foreconceived in the mind, is foretold.

    The Confessions

  • If then the future is present, it must be present as having been foreconceived for later coming to be; at that divine stage therefore it lacks nothing and therefore can never lack; all existed, eternally and in such a way that at the later stage any particular thing may be said to exist for this or that purpose; the All, in its extension and so to speak unfolding, is able to present succession while yet it is simultaneous; this is because it contains the cause of all as inherent to itself.

    The Six Enneads.


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