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  • 'Men's courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead.†   (source)
  • I braced for whatever his mood might foreshadow — he was a good fighter, but he was never a match for me.†   (source)
  • Rachel fiercely putting in overtime, foreshadowing a marital track record distinguished for quantity if not quality.†   (source)
  • It was foreshadowed in Babette.†   (source)
  • He struggled unlovingly with her breasts; the sound of her gasps foreshadowed his failure.†   (source)
  • Wordlessly, we share this presence or foreshadowing with the camera as we stare at the screen in close-up.†   (source)
  • For decades Plauen has been on the margins of history, far removed from the centers of power; nevertheless, events there have oddly foreshadowed the rise and fall of great social movements.†   (source)
  • Ironically, it foreshadowed just the sort of thing he himself would be faced with later on: too many children and not enough money.†   (source)
  • There was just something about him, some sad foreshadowing that was almost fatalistic.†   (source)
  • It was a battle on the tiny atoll of Tarawa in the Central Pacific that would foreshadow the fate of Mike, Harlon, Franklin, Ira, Rene, Doc, and all the Marines fighting America's War.†   (source)
  • The gunslinger rocked back on his heels, a hunkered, thinking posture that foreshadowed the man.†   (source)
  • His way of talking to Mr. Norton had been a foreshadowing of my misfortune-just as I had sensed that it would be.†   (source)
  • These stories were all related (and the fact was buried in their inceptions) by the strongest ties—identities, kinships, relationships, or affinities already known or remembered or foreshadowed.†   (source)
  • Now, after the passing of time in this bloody century, whenever there has occurred any of those unimaginable deeds of violence that have plundered our souls, my memory has turned back to Nathan—the poor lunatic whom I loved, high on drugs and with a smoking barrel in some nameless room or phone booth—and his image has always seemed to foreshadow these wretched unending years of madness, illusion, error, dream and strife.†   (source)
  • For some reason he imagined that the voice he had singled out was that of his son; perhaps it was because this particular cry had its own character and seemed to foreshadow the future personality and destiny of a particular human being; it had its own sound-coloring, which included the child's name, Alexander, so Yurii Andreievich imagined.†   (source)
  • The decline in the Senate's power, moreover, had been foreshadowed by a rapid decline in prestige even before economic issues had replaced the sectional and Constitutional conflict.†   (source)
  • This time, perhaps foreshadowing a vocation in storytelling, I told him that, yes, we had camels, a one-hump and a two-hump.   (source)
    foreshadowing = being a sign of (something that will happen in the future)
  • If my life were a movie, this scene of me and Dylan would get slammed by critics for over-the-top foreshadowing.   (source)
    foreshadowing = being a sign of future events
  • "Men's courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead," said Scrooge.   (source)
    foreshadow = be a sign of (future events)
  • I knew it wasn't easy for him to restrain his feelings, considering the challenge this event foreshadowed to the ancient treaty between the Cullens and the Quileutes—the treaty that prohibited the Cullens from ever creating another vampire.†   (source)
  • Only as it foreshadows her future.†   (source)
  • I told my Grade 12 English class that they should reread what Hardy called the first "phase" of Tess of the d'Urbervilles, the part called "The Maiden"; although I had drawn their attention to Hardy's fondness for foreshadowing, the class was especially sleepyheaded at spotting these devices.†   (source)
  • Ever since our engagement to marry and the tragic murder at the site of the grand house, Harry Corbin's insanity, events so strange and peculiar as to foreshadow a life so different than a young girl dreams-I should have known!†   (source)
  • The screen is dark, and as dead as the far side of the moon, but the camera seems to have sensed some kind of presence there— or perhaps a kind of foreshadowing.†   (source)
  • Tn the months to come they would draw together even more closely, just as I would hold to them—my moment of separateness a foreshadowing, but not yet a reality.†   (source)
  • His goal was a foreshadowing of the enemy's strategy in Vietnam: to make the battle so costly to the Americans in terms of lives that the civilian leaders in Washington would blanch at the prospect of a later invasion of the Japanese mainland.†   (source)
  • For there were really two dreams, the first like a dim, blurred, infernal foreshadowing of the second.†   (source)
  • I argued that this slightest of victories foreshadowed a total victory.†   (source)
  • Strangely his foreshadowing of change did not hold a thought of the killing of Tull.†   (source)
  • More than any other he had caught a foreshadowing.†   (source)
  • This visit, indeed, had been foreshadowed.†   (source)
  • In this foreshadowing interval too, all humor, forced or natural, vanished.†   (source)
  • And the game went on with violent slap of card or pound of fist upon the table, with the slide of a bag of gold or the little, sodden thump of its weight, with savage curses at loss and strange, raw exultation at gain, with hurry and violence—more than all, with the wildness of the hour and the wildness of these men, drawing closer and closer to the dread climax that from the beginning had been foreshadowed.†   (source)
  • One has all the best of the past, the other foreshadows a better future; and the men who wrote them are the only men who have written of the subject with that perfect frankness and perfect knowledge and perfect poise whose other name is genius.†   (source)
  • Counsel for the defence rose and said: "Your honor, in our remarks at the opening of this trial, we foreshadowed our purpose to prove that our client did this fearful deed while under the influence of a blind and irresponsible delirium produced by drink.†   (source)
  • At last, one afternoon, she arrived very late, with her face so desperately pale and her eyes so desperately red, that Raoul resolved to go to all lengths, including that which he foreshadowed when he blurted out that he would not go on the North Pole expedition unless she first told him the secret of the man's voice.†   (source)
  • His mystic suggestion, his foreshadowing of something that she was to mean to him, pierced deep into her mind.†   (source)
  • No, certainly; I pity him in proportion to his struggles, for they foreshadow the inward suffering which is the worst form of Nemesis.†   (source)
  • It was a proud moment in Mr Squeers's life, when he witnessed that burst of enthusiasm in his young child's mind, and saw in it a foreshadowing of his future eminence.†   (source)
  • But while they were talking another combination was silently going forward in Mr. Farebrother's mind, which foreshadowed what was soon to be loudly spoken of in Middlemarch as a necessary "putting of two and two together."†   (source)
  • As all partings foreshadow the great final one, so, empty rooms, bereft of a familiar presence, mournfully whisper what your room and what mine must one day be.†   (source)
  • In the lull consequent on the departure—in that first vacuity which ensues on every separation, foreshadowing the great separation that is always overhanging all mankind—Arthur stood at his desk, looking dreamily out at a gleam of sun.†   (source)
  • And now, indeed, I began to think that in my old association of her with the stained-glass window in the church, a prophetic foreshadowing of what she would be to me, in the calamity that was to happen in the fullness of time, had found a way into my mind.†   (source)
  • As she applied herself to set the tea-things, Joe peeped down at me over his leg, as if he were mentally casting me and himself up, and calculating what kind of pair we practically should make, under the grievous circumstances foreshadowed.†   (source)
  • Maule's well, all this time, though left in solitude, was throwing up a succession of kaleidoscopic pictures, in which a gifted eye might have seen foreshadowed the coming fortunes of Hepzibah and Clifford, and the descendant of the legendary wizard, and the village maiden, over whom he had thrown love's web of sorcery.†   (source)
  • In that simple heart waged a fierce conflict; the crushing sense of wrong, the foreshadowing, of a whole life of future misery, the wreck of all past hopes, mournfully tossing in the soul's sight, like dead corpses of wife, and child, and friend, rising from the dark wave, and surging in the face of the half-drowned mariner!†   (source)
  • Launched into the higher society of St. Ogg's, with a striking person, which had the advantage of being quite unfamiliar to the majority of beholders, and with such moderate assistance of costume as you have seen foreshadowed in Lucy's anxious colloquy with aunt Pullet, Maggie was certainly at a new starting-point in life.†   (source)
  • It mattered not whether she were angel or demon; he was irrevocably within her sphere, and must obey the law that whirled him onward, in ever-lessening circles, towards a result which he did not attempt to foreshadow; and yet, strange to say, there came across him a sudden doubt whether this intense interest on his part were not delusory; whether it were really of so deep and positive a nature as to justify him in now thrusting himself into an incalculable position; whether it were not merely the fantasy of a young man's brain, only slightly or not at all connected with his heart.†   (source)
  • the beautiful though somewhat superannuated image of HONOR; he was irresistibly entertaining and enlivening, and he formed a character to which Newman was as capable of doing justice when he had once been placed in contact with it, as he was unlikely, in musing upon the possible mixtures of our human ingredients, mentally to have foreshadowed it.†   (source)
  • Of unjust treatment in detention and hardship, and in cruel separation from his wife and child, he foreshadowed the likelihood, or the certainty; but, beyond this, he dreaded nothing distinctly.†   (source)
  • Indeed, in some sort, they were not grieved at this event, at least as a portent; for they regarded it, not as a foreshadowing of evil in the future, but as the fulfilment of an evil already presaged.†   (source)
  • Let me say that, my dear fellow; I won't call it anything else, bad or good; I will simply call it NEW" And overcome with a sense of the novelty thus foreshadowed, Valentin de Bellegarde threw himself into a deep arm-chair before the fire, and, with a fixed, intense smile, seemed to read a vision of it in the flame of the logs.†   (source)
  • But he was in gloomy rebellion against the fact that his quick apprehensiveness foreshadowed to him, and when his eyes fell on Rosamond's blighted face it seemed to him that he was the more pitiable of the two; for pain must enter into its glorified life of memory before it can turn into compassion.†   (source)
  • It was, I confess, beyond my hope to meet with this rare combination of elements both solid and attractive, adapted to supply aid in graver labors and to cast a charm over vacant hours; and but for the event of my introduction to you (which, let me again say, I trust not to be superficially coincident with foreshadowing needs, but providentially related thereto as stages towards the completion of a life's plan), I should presumably have gone on to the last without any attempt to lighten my solitariness by a matrimonial union.†   (source)
  • The friend who knew most of Eva's own imaginings and foreshadowings was her faithful bearer, Tom.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER XXIV — Foreshadowings   (source)
  • Like most deaths on Yamacraw, it came with unforeshadowed swiftness; there was no lingering or gradual wasting away or bedside farewells.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unforeshadowed means not and reverses the meaning of foreshadowed. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • Now and then a curious foreshadowing of later American usage is encountered.†   (source)
  • "The simplification of its grammar," he said, "is the commencement of dissolution, the beginning of the end, and its extraordinary tendency to degenerate into slang of [Pg316] every kind is the foreshadowing of its approaching dismemberment."†   (source)
  • This civil start meets my approbation And foreshadows some accommodation.†   (source)
  • There are foreshadowings of it in "Huckleberry Finn," in "The Biglow Papers" and even in the rough humor of the period that began with J. C. Neal and company and ended with Artemus Ward and Josh Billings, but in those early days it had not yet come to full flower; it wanted the influence of the later immigrations to take on its present character.†   (source)
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