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  • v. Past participle of foreshew

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Examples

  • The judgments of God upon the Jews are foreshewn under the type of the prophet's hair.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 31: Ezechiel The Challoner Revision

  • The reprobation of the Jews is foreshewn under the parable of a vineyard.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 27: Isaias The Challoner Revision

  • This is he, the wanderer from a foreign home, foreshewn of fate for his son, and called to a realm of equal dominion, whose race should be excellent in valour and their might overbear all the world.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • 'Though no comets or prodigies foretold the ruin of Greece, signs which heaven must by another miracle enable us to understand, yet might it be foreshewn, by tokens no less certain, by the vices which always bring it on.'

    Life Of Johnson

  • Our SAVIOUR has told us, that he did not come to destroy the law, but to fulfill; to fulfill the typical law, by the performance of what those types had foreshewn; and the moral law, by precepts of greater purity and higher exaltation. '

    Life Of Johnson

  • : But since all things which should befall from the very beginning of the world to the end of it, were in type and figure foreshewn in the Law, that God may not be thought to be ignorant of any of those things that take place, He therefore here declares, that heaven and earth should not pass till all things thus foreshewn in the

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • Gentiles are foreshewn in such a manner, that the thread of history is never broken.

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • And whatever in the Law and the Prophets was foreshewn, whether in things done, in the celebration of sacramental rites, or in forms of speech, all these they know to be fulfilled in

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • Ignatius appointed them their several stations, just as they had been foreshewn by St Jerome; and that of Bolognia fell to the share of Xavier and Bobadilla.

    The Works of John Dryden

  • 'Though no comets or prodigies foretold the ruin of Greece, signs which heaven must by another miracle enable us to understand, yet might it be foreshewn, by tokens no less certain, by the vices which always bring it on_.'

    Life of Johnson, Volume 1 1709-1765

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