prescient

Definition: Foreknowing; knowledge of things before they happen

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Villette - By Charlotte Bront
...I stored up this piece of casual information, as careful housewives store seemingly worthless shreds and fragments for which their prescient minds anticipate a possible use some day ....
The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come - By John Fox
...It was the prescient horror of such a condition that had no little part in the neutral stand that Kentucky strove to maintain ....
Literary Likings - By Richard Burton
...As if prescient of the not far distant end, the singer longs himself back to Scotland, broods on old ways and days; he an exile...
The Feminine Note in Fiction - By William Leonard Courtney
...If no one else is kind to Matenko, Frangoise will give him flowers from her own bouquet, and receive from him in return all the warm-hearted sympathy, and, now and again, the prescient advice of the older and more experienced courtier ....
Diana of the Crossways - By George Meredith
...Some such visit had been anticipated by the prescient woman, so there was no reddening ....
Prose Works - By Walter Scott
...Glasgow, with a prescient consciousness of the commercial eminence which she was to attain by means of the treaty of Union, contributed liberally in money to defend the cause of King George, and raised a good regiment of volunteers ....
Cappy Ricks, Or, The Subjugation of Matt Peasley - By Peter Bernard Kyne, H.K. Fly Company
...Pappy nodded and smiled a little prescient smile ....
Kindred of the Dust - By Peter Bernard Kyne, Dean Cornwell, Cosmopolitan Book Corporation
...The night shadows gathered, but still the flag did not come down; and presently round The Laird 's grim mouth a little prescient smile appeared, with something of pain in it ....
Health and a Day - By Lewis George Janes
...\* So, with prescient insight of the coming triumph of the doctrine of Evolution, sang our great prophet and seer of Nature ....
Under King Constantine - By Katrina Trask
...He drew an inspiration high and pure, A prescient sense of victory and peace; And falling on his knees once more, he bowed, Kissed her white robe, and left her standing there ....
The Alibi - By George Allan England
...A vague frisson of prescient foreboding insinuated itself into his consciousness, but with impatience he shook it off ....
The Theology of Modern Fiction - By Thomas Gunn Selby
...If finite fatherhood is to be the last court of appeal on all questions of theological belief, as George Mac Donald seems to regard it, the type must be wise, holy, prescient, and large-minded beyond all earthly precedent ....