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  • "Catherine would make a sad, heedless young housekeeper to be sure," was her mother’s foreboding remark; but quick was the consolation of there being nothing like practice.
  • …anything further, and fixed all her thoughts on the welfare of her new straw bonnet; and she was actually under the abbey walls, was springing, with Henry’s assistance, from the carriage, was beneath the shelter of the old porch, and had even passed on to the hall, where her friend and the general were waiting to welcome her, without feeling one awful foreboding of future misery to herself, or one moment’s suspicion of any past scenes of horror being acted within the solemn edifice.

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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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