Forgoing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 26 pages
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Familiar Quotations Foreshadowing ndash; AugurThe single best augury is to fight for one's country.ndash;HomerForeshadowing ndash; ForetellThose who foretell the future lies, even if he tells the truth.ndash;Arab ProverbTo foretell the destiny of a nation, one has to open the book of her past.ndash;Jose RizalForeshadowing ndash; PrefigureIt was ordained at the beginning of the world that certain signs should prefigure certain events.ndash;CiceroForeshadowing ndash; PresageThe advancement of the arts from year to year taxes our credulity, and seems to presage the arrival of that period when human improvement must end.ndash;Henry L. EllsworthThe very afflictions of our earthly pilgrimage are presages of our future glory as shadows indicate the sun.ndash;Jean Paul Richter Use in Literature ForeshadowingHe thus foreshadowed prophetically its manifestation also among ourselves.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon Revisited.I can only look at it in the forlorn hope that it may foreshadow that piping time when the weapons of warfare shall be turned into the implements of civic salvation.ndash;Jane Addams in Twenty Years At Hull House.Sitting there in the half dark mighty events were foreshadowed.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Star of Gettysburg.And yet its mere possession brings not the repose of mind, the sense of independence, that were so pleasingly foreshadowed.ndash;T.S. Arthur in The Good Time Coming.I did not question the faith that carried them over the bounds of time, and gave them delicious foreshadowings of the blessedness beyond.ndash;T.S. Arthur in The Allen House.

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