By a certain principle understood, the omen was regarded as foretelling good or evil.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
There have been cases where a half-crazed brain has been known, by chance or otherwise, to foretell the future.
"The Mermaid" by Lily Dougall
I hope that these troubles may soon be over, though that is a thing one cannot foretell.
"Saint Bartholomew's Eve" by G. A. Henty
This, too, was thought to foretell a death, but whose death, depended on the direction of the bird's head whilst crowing.
"Welsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales" by Elias Owen
What a world of pleasure their harmony foretells!
"Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales" by Robert L. Taylor
The words foretell, distill, instill and fulfill retain the double ll of their primitives.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
The doctor made a study of the weather day by day, and was able to foretell it to a certain extent.
"Hunter's Marjory" by Margaret Bruce Clarke
What may be the future place of these islands in the government of the world no human being can foretell.
"Historical and Political Essays" by William Edward Hartpole Lecky
The devil provided him with a crystal, by which he could foretell events, and thus become rich.
"German Culture Past and Present" by Ernest Belfort Bax
From the Plain of Mars, and not connected with the other lines, it foretells success after difficulties.
"Palmistry for All" by Cheiro
Love, like a Gypsy, lately came,
And did me much importune
To see my hand, that by the same
He might foretell my fortune.
"Upon Cupid" by Robert Herrick
And oft the blessed time foretells
When all men shall be free;
And musical, as silver bells,
Their falling chains shall be.
"The Good Part That Shall Not Be Taken Away" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Round the dark horizon sweep
With thine eye—stern vigil keep;
Fresh storm-signals flash and quiver,
War and blood foretelling ever.
"The Voice of Blood" by Janet Hamilton
Let me when Nature calls to rest,
And blushing skies the morn foretell,
Sink on the down of Stella's breast,
And bid the waking world farewell.
"Summer" by Samuel Johnson
And, thou my match and marriage monger,
The marriage deed by thee was read;
The hands foretelling need and hunger
Were laid in blessing on my head.
"To My Misery" by Morris Rosenfeld
Who can foretell what years will bring
Or to what lands will drift the tide?
Still come what may, this meade will ring
And bells be heard at eventide.
"A Summer's Evening" by R S Ward
Jason Lytle Foretells the End.
Could a runaway celebrity cow replace the late Paul the "oracle" octopus as the next animal with the ability to foretell the fortunes of Germany's national soccer team.
The Football Prophecies foretell the outcomes of each week's slate of NFL games.
That philosopher was, of course, Chicken Little, foretelling of the End of Days, or at least the negative effects of global warming.
Regional elections foretell turmoil in Italy.
Recall Election Could Foretell November Vote.
Family history foretells early heart disease.
Perhaps foretelling the way the game would unfold was a goal scored by Kingston 's Cody Alcock just 32 seconds after the opening faceoff.
Beginnings do not always foretell the story.
Recent industry gatherings foretell good tidings for 2011.
Need to Know talks to author and satirist Gary Shteyngart, whose new dystopian, darkly humorous novel "Super Sad True Love Story" foretells the ruinous decline of literacy in America.
What the prophet failed to foretell was that change never just comes, change is made.
Growth in global population and personal wealth foretell secure times ahead, DuPont's John Chrosniak tells SCPA.
Suppose you could foretell how your customers, employees or suppliers would behave during the next year or two.
New varieties, better imports, resilient growers, creative marketing and consumers eating healthier all foretell good sales ahead.
There was a time when enthusiastic foretellers were predicting that ob ject-oriented programming would create a component market; applications would then be built by connecting arbitrary components in the same way as one uses Lego blocks.
Component Programming and Interoperability in Constraint Solver Design
The EPRB correlations are such that the result of the experiment on one side immediately foretells that on the other, whenever the analyzers happen to be parallel.
Bell Locality and the Nonlocal Character of Nature
This provides a way to foretell if a relatively high ionization rate should be expected or not.
How periodic orbit bifurcations drive multiphoton ionization
In these systems, predictability concerns whether we can foretell the route of escape of a trajectory when there are a number of options for that. A measure of this predictability of the typical, i.e., arbitrarily initialized trajectory in the observational window is the uncertainty exponent.
Stochastic perturbations in open chaotic systems: random versus noisy maps
But what about a physical interpretation? Well, as we have discussed in Sec. 4, the ﬁeld Ω is closely related to the order parameter capable of detecting the localization associated with random solidiﬁcation and, thus, the growing correlations of Ω should foretell incipient random localization, and they do.
Random solids and random solidification: What can be learned by exploring systems obeying permanent random constraints?