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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Pestilence was known to have been foreboded by a shower of crimson light.
  • Hester could not but ask herself whether there had not originally been a defect of truth, courage, and loyalty on her own part, in allowing the minister to be thrown into a position where so much evil was to be foreboded and nothing auspicious to be hoped.
  • Yes; their minister whom they so loved—and who so loved them all, that he could not depart heavenward without a sigh—had the foreboding of untimely death upon him, and would soon leave them in their tears.

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  • All that week I had a steadily escalating sense of foreboding.
  • Seeing a black cat always gives my grandmother a sense of foreboding.

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