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  • The city of Gopher Prairie welcomes her to our midst and prophesies for her many happy years in the energetic city of the twin lakes and the future.
  • She did not, as the cynical matrons had prophesied, "give up worrying about the world and other folks’ babies soon as she got one of her own to fight for."

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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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