In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1clarividencia femeninoto be gifted with second sight — tener el don de la clarividencia
- In pagan times poets were thought to be gifted with second sight, able in a trance or frenzy to foretell future events.
- It emerges that Wolf Larsen has remarkable powers of vision - second sight, it seems.
- Beyond this she was believed to be able to interpret dreams, had second sight and was able when the circumstances demanded to bestow a curse.
- I loose my eyesight, then somehow gain a second sight ability.
- My second sight scanned the area for a way to escape.
- Unless possessed of second sight one cannot tell of the future until it happens.
- Apparently Merewen claimed he had second sight, where he could have premonitions, and see into Other's pasts.
- She could sense that the box was at its destination, so she released her second sight, and felt her vision come back again.
- For his mate, Faye, was a Seer, blessed with second sight, a legacy of her Romany forebears.
- Belief in the gift of second sight persists among some Highlanders.
- What's more, is that somehow the man had evoked this strange second sight, this way of seeing peoples thoughts.
- The others cackled like witches around a crystal ball, but it was Tai who had the second sight here.
- But David finds an ally in Daryl, a New Age bookstore owner gifted with second sight.
- You couldn't have predicted that without the gift of second sight.
- She desperately willed her second sight to go away.
- I often wondered if she has some sort of second sight.
- Saúl's sister Gilma had been gifted with second sight after a terrible car accident.
- Throughout human history, madmen have long been considered to be holy, because they alone possessed the gift of second sight.
- Thomas Cayce, Edgar's grandfather, definitely had what was known then as ‘the gift of the second sight,’ although exactly what this meant is unclear.
- A psychic has set up a school to teach people the art of second sight.
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