But all these foreboding prophecies
, these perturbing innovations, were superseded and surpassed by an event connected with this marriage which gave a still more fatal aspect to it.
Two only of the younger generation, Joe Rendal and Eddy Moore, had set out to make their fortunes in New York; and both, despite the gloomy prophecies
of the village sages, had prospered.
Pilgrims, always prone to find prophecies
in the Bible, and often where none exist, speak cheerfully and complacently of poor, ruined Ephesus as the victim of prophecy.
They tell me you expound the prophecies
relating to Antichrist,' said he, when we were alone.
Fred secretly felt that his future was guaranteed against the fulfilment of Mary's sarcastic prophecies
, apart from that "anything" which he was ready to do if she would define it He never dared in Mary's presence to approach the subject of his expectations from Mr.
So occupied was she with the gloomy prophecies
that she had neither ears nor eyes for what went on about her.
So they were married; and when they came home here, and I saw them, I hoped that such prophecies
as parted them when they were young, may not often fulfil themselves as they did in this case, or I wouldn't be the makers of them for a Mine of Gold.
College scrapes were soon forgotten in greater afflictions; but there were plenty of tongues to blame "that extravagant dog," and plenty of heads to wag ominously over prophecies
of the good time Tom Shaw would now make on the road to ruin.
Yet remember What I foretell thee; soon thou shalt have cause To wish thou never hadst rejected, thus Nicely or cautiously, my offered aid, Which would have set thee in short time with ease On David's throne, or throne of all the world, Now at full age, fulness of time, thy season, When prophecies
of thee are best fulfilled.
Wondering at the music, talking of the prophecies
of David and Isaiah, they hasten to Bethlehem and find the lowly stable.
They are parables, prophecies
, myths, symbols, revelations, aspirations after an unknown world.
Go on, my dear unknown, for truly your prophecies
are most agreeable
In the fulfilment of his prophecies
which followed the rejection of his argument Burke was too good a patriot to take satisfaction.
Nay, to be sure, sir," answered Partridge, "all the prophecies
I have ever read speak of a great deal of blood to be spilt in the quarrel, and the miller with three thumbs, who is now alive, is to hold the horses of three kings, up to his knees in blood.
Wilcox had known him--who barred himself up, and wrote prophecies
, and gave all he had to the poor.