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  • In fancy he saw himself refused credit, required to hand over cash for what he purchased ... he, Richard Mahony! ... till, in foretasting the shame of it, he groaned aloud.

    Ultima Thule

  • Mohammedan looks forward in the region of the blest is to recline in company with the Houris on green sofas while contemplating the torments of the damned, Hamed was merely foretasting that which is to come.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Even our soberer thoughts are very much given to following the possible fortunes of some enterprise, and foretasting the satisfactions of love and ambition.

    The Sense of Beauty Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory

  • He left Clancey's presently, stepping high, with a mind elate; foretasting victory; convinced that he harboured within him the makings of a devil of a fellow, all the essential qualifications of

    The Day of Days An Extravaganza

  • Germany, the triumphant Vaterland, in 1913 -- foretasting a portentous future; pregnant with colossal success; swollen with a hundred years of victories and growth; as sure of its prowess and might as were the swaggering gods of its Valhallas.

    Villa Elsa A Story of German Family Life

  • I think the king's grief carried away some of his reason – it sometimes happens so, you know – for when Hari sent him a faqir to tell him that the gods had punished him for being so happy and foretasting heaven on earth, and that he must atone by becoming a Sadhu himself, he objected not, but listened calmly and obeyed.

    Love and Life Behind the Purdah

  • He indued himself in his bathing-dress very deliberately, standing up for a minute stark naked in the sunshine flooding through the open window -- a splendid figure, foretasting battle with the surf.

    Lady Good-for-Nothing

  • I have never committed a burglary, but since the moment when I creaked past the drawing-room door, foretasting the instant when it would open, my sympathies are dedicated to burglars.

    All on the Irish Shore Irish Sketches

  • Instantly she knew, with that foretasting mind of hers, that the man peering over the policeman's shoulder and Johnny Two-Hawks had met somewhere that day.

    The Drums of Jeopardy

  • And at the same time that he was foretasting the sweet satisfaction of love and triumphant pride, there arose in him a vague instinct of suspicion of this woman so suddenly transformed, perhaps loving her less than in former days when she resisted and advised him to be gone.

    Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) A Novel

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