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The Winter's Tale
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  • …of his fond jealousies, so grieving That he shuts up himself; imagine me, Gentle spectators, that I now may be In fair Bohemia; and remember well, I mention’d a son o’ the king’s, which Florizel I now name to you; and with speed so pace To speak of Perdita, now grown in grace Equal with wondering: what of her ensues, I list not prophesy; but let Time’s news Be known when ’tis brought forth:—a shepherd’s daughter, And what to her adheres, which follows after, Is the argument of Time.

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  • Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. once defined law as "the prophesies of what courts will do." Maybe Justice Holmes has put his finger on our problem. Today in America, justice may be neutral, but nobody has any idea what a court will do.
    Philip K. Howard  --  The Collapse of the Common Good
  • "If he ain’t now, he gonna be," prophesied Little Man, his tiny fists balled for action.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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