1 Thus spoke my prophetic soul, as, torn by remorse, horror, and despair, I beheld those I loved spend vain sorrow upon the graves of William and Justine, the first hapless victims to my unhallowed arts.
2 As the period fixed for our marriage drew nearer, whether from cowardice or a prophetic feeling, I felt my heart sink within me.
3 And yet the old squaw Tistig, at Gayhead, said that the name would somehow prove prophetic.
4 But the other gave him a glance as from the depths of a tomb, and raised his limp hand in a prophetic manner and turned away.
5 'There's black days coming for us all and for everybody,' he repeated with a prophetic gloom.
6 Nobody controverted the prophetic gentleman's opinion.
7 A sort of prophetic spirit and an afflatus of the future circulates there, swelling hearts and enlarging souls.
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8 He was engaged in thought; he quivered, as at the passage of prophetic breaths; places where death is have these effects of tripods.
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9 But good Aeneas seeks the fortress where Apollo sits high enthroned, and the lone mystery of the awful Sibyl's cavern depth, over whose mind and soul the prophetic Delian breathes high inspiration and reveals futurity.
10 Afar the soul prophetic of ill knew their lamentation: he soils his gray hairs plenteously with dust, and stretches both hands on high, and clings on the dead.
11 It plays at cards on greasy oil-cloth in a shanty, and does not know that prophets are walking and talking on the terrace.
12 But she had no desire to read the eloquent little newspaper essays in praise of labor which are daily written by the white-browed journalistic prophets.
13 Nor do heroes, saints, demigods, and prophets alone comprise the whole roll of our order.
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14 Hence it is that all armed prophets have conquered, and the unarmed ones have been destroyed.
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15 Instinctively I bowed before this man, as one bows before the prophets of the world.