PROPHECY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of prophecy
Definition:
n. declaration of something to come; foretelling; prediction; knowledge of the future
Example:
Anything that they can twist into a prophecy is a thing that they love to pass on.
Sentence in Classic:
And when the human beings listened to it, they secretly trembled, hearing in it a prophecy of their future doom.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
One of his brother Masons had revealed to Pierre the following prophecy concerning Napoleon, drawn from the Revelation of St.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Brownlow to rally him on his old prophecy concerning Oliver, and to remind him of the night on which they sat with the watch between them, waiting his return; but Mr.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
With that facility of triumphant prophecy which is one of the sources of strength in the French combatant, they divided the day which was at hand into three distinct phases.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
His form grew emaciated; his voice, though still rich and sweet, had a certain melancholy prophecy of decay in it; he was often observed, on any slight alarm or other sudden accident, to put his hand over his heart with first a flush and then a paleness, indicative of pain.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
He heard the hateful clank of their chains; he felt them cringe and grovel, and there rose within him a protest and a prophecy.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
I was superstitious about dreams then, and am still; and Catherine had an unusual gloom in her aspect, that made me dread something from which I might shape a prophecy, and foresee a fearful catastrophe.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context