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presentiment
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Jane Eyre
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  • However, my tenderest feelings are about to receive a shock: such is my presentiment; stay now, to see whether it will be realised.
  • I never laughed at presentiments in my life, because I have had strange ones of my own.
  • Away with evil presentiment!
  • CHAPTER XXI Presentiments are strange things! and so are sympathies; and so are signs; and the three combined make one mystery to which humanity has not yet found the key.
  • I passed it as negligently as I did the pollard willow opposite to it: I had no presentiment of what it would be to me; no inward warning that the arbitress of my life — my genius for good or evil — waited there in humble guise.

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  • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
  • I believe in every foolish presentiment that comes into my head.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  The Idiot

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