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  • And God has made them participants in his own happiness: They have foretasted it in this world, and in the world beyond, they enjoy it in plenitude.

    On All Saints' Day

  • She should suffer, too — and the foretasted anguish and pleasure of hot recriminations dulled all other feelings in him.

    Maurice Guest

  • He foretasted his disgrace even as he pulled the trigger.

    Fort Amity

  • The young girl sat still and dreamed that the old world was as young as she, and that in its soft bosom there were exquisite sweetnesses untried, and soft yearnings for a beautiful unknown, and little pulses that could quicken with foretasted joy which only needed face and name to take angelic shape of present love.

    Adam Johnstone's Son

  • When she was ready to go up to Muro, she knew that without those letters life in such a solitude would be well nigh unsupportable, whereas, being able to look forward to them, and to answering them, her hours of idleness were already a foretasted pleasure.

    Taquisara

  • For a moment, in the joy of anticipation, a strange light illuminated his face, his lips parted as in a foretasted wonder, and he forgot even to drop the hand he had just withdrawn.

    The Little City of Hope A Christmas Story

  • She foretasted the day when a vulgar prefix would no longer attach to her name, and when the journals of society would reflect her rising effulgence.

    The Odd Women

  • Mrs. Bingham already foretasted the bliss of an invitation to the rectory to meet Lady Caroline from Thaxton Manor; she already foretasted the greater bliss of not meeting her intimate friends there, and that most exquisite conceivable bliss of telling them afterwards all about the party.

    Pages from a Journal with Other Papers

  • Between night and noonday there has been the dawn, with its searching illumination, its thrill of faith, the rapture of self-sacrifice in which anchorite and martyr foretasted the joys of heaven.

    A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)

  • As the gentle smile of a foretasted heaven is seen playing on the marble lips -- the rays gilding the mountain tops after the golden sun has gone down -- what more befitting reflection than this, "_So_ giveth He His beloved SLEEP!"

    Memories of Bethany

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