1 On this he groaned, and cried out, 'Alas, alas, then the old prophecy about me is coming true.'
2 So I drew back, and sheathed my sword, whereon when he had drank of the blood he began with his prophecy.
3 This was how they talked, but they knew nothing about it; and Alcinous said, "I remember now the old prophecy of my father."
4 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.
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5 The imagery of the psalms of prophecy soothed his barren pride.
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6 Now, as never before, his strange name seemed to him a prophecy.
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7 The house, thinly peopled and silent, gave distressing prophecy of failure.
8 But scarcely had she touched it, before the fairy's prophecy was fulfilled; the spindle wounded her, and she fell down lifeless on the ground.
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9 So they ate, and after that they bargained how much the miller was to give for the fifth prophecy, until they agreed on three hundred talers.
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10 He saw that this somber picture was not a fact of the present, but a mere prophecy.
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11 And when the human beings listened to it, they secretly trembled, hearing in it a prophecy of their future doom.
12 One of his brother Masons had revealed to Pierre the following prophecy concerning Napoleon, drawn from the Revelation of St. John.
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13 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.
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14 He heard the hateful clank of their chains; he felt them cringe and grovel, and there rose within him a protest and a prophecy.
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15 My mother does indeed sometimes send for a soothsayer and question him, but I give his prophecyings no heed.