In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If people could decipher the signs that foretold events, the events would be predictable and humans could act wisely.
- History hangs on thousands of fragile threads, and speculating on the unhappened past is almost as great a folly as trying to foretell the future.
- And like all successful prophets he would be heeded by the rich and the powerful, even if their own churches warned against foretelling the future.
- For water-witching or foretelling the future, the diviner was often an integral, if under-appreciated member of the country village.
- I say this because I don't know of any other religion that has been able to foretell the future through prophets.
- Often when a great person dies, a symbolic event which foretells the death of that person, occurs.
- Then there were the people who believed that dreams foretold the future.
- In pagan times poets were thought to be gifted with second sight, able in a trance or frenzy to foretell future events.
- A science which teaches to judge of the effects and influences of the stars, and to foretell future events, by their situation and different aspects.
- In the Greek theatre Chorus speaks for the citizens, comments on events and foretells the future.
- Counterargument to this belief is that you absolutely have no way to know what will happen if you talk to someone new - this would be foretelling the future.
- Though it wrestles with images, impressions, hopes and fears about the future, the technique does not claim to foretell the future.
- Who would have been brave enough to foretell football's future 50 years ago?
- The prophecies of Nostradamus are said to foretell events centuries in his future.
- Sometimes, your ability to foretell the future is uncanny.
- In other words, they actually believe that children use cardboard toys to cast spells and foretell the future.
- My follow up to this story was that Joe could foretell his future back then.
- I like to think of myself as a Product Evangelist, dreaming up wonderful new product features, foretelling the future of mobile telecoms, and preaching the glory that is our system to the assembled masses.
- The true prophet does not foretell an inevitable future, but warns of likely consequences should a present course of action continue.
- Jesus Christ, I say, can foresee and foretell the future.
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