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  • … I had a presentiment that you would end in something like this.
  • Alyosha decided to go to him in any case before going to the captain, though he had a presentiment that he would not find his brother.
  • That’s just what made him so ecstatic, that he had that presentiment….
  • And the worst of it was that though he did not know, up to the very last minute, that he would trample on the notes, he had a kind of presentiment of it, I am sure of that.
  • Oh, it was a true presentiment brought me to you….
  • Dmitri interrupted with an uneasy presentiment.
  • I have a presentiment.
  • She had felt upset ever since Mitya’s visit, and had a presentiment that she would not get through the night without the sick headache which always, with her, followed such excitement.
  • I had a presentiment of it; but Pyotr Ilyitch came in.
  • He had, besides, a strong presentiment that something terrible would be the outcome of the situation that was developing before his eyes.
  • She had a presentiment of the reason why Alyosha had come to her.
  • "I know you’ve come on most important business, Dmitri Fyodorovitch; it’s not a case of presentiment, no reactionary harking back to the miraculous (have you heard about Father Zossima?
  • It’s quite true you can’t tell the day and hour of a fit beforehand, but you can always have a presentiment of it."
  • "I’ve had a presentiment all these days that you would come with that message.

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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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