’I tell you I have a presentiment that it must be a girl,’ returned Miss Betsey.
But, as I knew I could not come next day, when I should have a good deal to prepare in the evening, Mr. Micawber arranged that he would call at Doctor Strong’s in the course of the morning (having a presentiment that the remittance would arrive by that post), and propose the day after, if it would suit me better.
’I have a presentiment,’ said Mrs. Micawber, setting down her tin pot, ’that it is a member of my family!’
’I have still a presentiment,’ said Mrs. Micawber, pensively shaking her head, ’that my family will appear on board, before we finally depart.’
Mr. Micawber evidently had his presentiment on the subject too, but he put it in his tin pot and swallowed it.
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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.