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presentiment
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David Copperfield
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  • I have a presentiment that it must be a girl.
  • ’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.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  The Idiot

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