1 But poorly could I withstand them, much as in other moods I was almost ready to smile at the solemn whimsicalities of that outlandish prophet of the wharves.
2 Now, then, be the prophet and the fulfiller one.
3 The one called Lucas was a mild and meek-looking little gentleman of clerical aspect; he had been an itinerant evangelist, it transpired, and had seen the light and become a prophet of the new dispensation.
4 A solemn and respectful silence succeeded this incoherent burst from the lips of the Delaware prophet.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 30
5 A serious prophet upon predicting a flood should be the first man to climb a tree.
6 You must go to the house of Hades and of dread Proserpine to consult the ghost of the blind Theban prophet Teiresias, whose reason is still unshaken.
7 '"'Mother,' said I, 'I was forced to come here to consult the ghost of the Theban prophet Teiresias.'
8 Then I remembered what the blind Theban prophet Teiresias had told me, and how carefully Aeaean Circe had warned me to shun the island of the blessed sun-god.
9 I don't care about knuckling under to any man, as these folk do to their darned prophet.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
10 It had been impossible to find a man in the Jerusalem of the prophet, though there were thousands of male humans.
11 Also, on the other hand, that it will never cause him to be applauded as a prophet, revered as a priest, or exalted as a king.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
12 Noirtier was a true prophet, and things progressed rapidly, as he had predicted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 13. The Hundred Days.
13 "He must be a prophet, then," said Valentine, smiling.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
14 I thought of telling the prophet that art had a soul, but that man had not.
15 The people imagine that, when it thunders, the prophet Ilya's riding across the sky in his chariot.