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Definitionforetelling events as if by supernatural intervention
- There was always a prophetic instinct, a low whisper in my ear, that within no long period, and whenever a new change of custom should be essential to my good, change would come.Introductory (55% in)
- But the little stream would not be comforted, and still kept telling its unintelligible secret of some very mournful mystery that had happened—or making a prophetic lamentation about something that was yet to happen—within the verge of the dismal forest.Chapter 16 -- A Forest Walk (87% in)
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