He noticed that she was tremulous, and he had a presentiment of the subject she was going to speak about.
The presentiment made his voice colder and harder as he said, "What is it?"
Where, then, would be all the memories of early striving; all the deep pity for another’s pain, which had been nurtured in her through years of affection and hardship; all the divine presentiment of something higher than mere personal enjoyment, which had made the sacredness of life?
In fact, poor Maggie, with all her inward consciousness of a painful past and her presentiment of a troublous future, was on the way to become an object of some envy,—a topic of discussion in the newly established billiard-room, and between fair friends who had no secrets from each other on the subject of trimmings.
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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.