Foreshadowing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 37 pages
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Use in Literature FordingFording was out of the question.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon (Revised Edition).He would pick fords better than that gentleman could, I know, and if the gentleman fell off him he would just stay stock still.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon Revisited.There were brooks to be forded.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.The herd forded the Washita without incident.ndash;Andy Adams in The Outlet.Beauregard had thrown up earthworks at the station, and strong batteries were hidden in the foliage at the fords.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Guns of Shiloh.He did not come himself, because, as well as we can ascertain, General Hooker has separated his army into two or three great divisions and they are seeking the crossing at different fords or ferries.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Star of Gettysburg.In fact, two of the divisions had passed the fords unseen in the fog and were now rushing Stuart's camp.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Star of Gettysburg.The army passed through the defile, entered another portion of the valley, forded a fork of the Shenandoah, crossed the Luray Valley, and then entered the steep passes of the Blue Ridge.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Star of Gettysburg.Whole regiments dashed into the fords of Bull Run and emerged dripping on the other side.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Guns of Shiloh.Christopher, fording a brook with a child on his shoulders, cannot fail of attracting your attention.ndash;William Beckford in Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents.

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