Their past performances could then be checked, and their future actions forecast by the priest; and there was small danger of their straying beyond the limits marked out by authority.
Like Gioberti he advocated a federation of Italian states, but he declared that before this could be achieved Austria must be expelled from Italy and compensation found for her in the Near East by making her a Danubian powera curious forecast that Italys liberation would begin with an eastern war.
Such was the formula of the Eternal Gospel, which, as an unconscious forecast of the Renaissance, has attracted retrospective students by its felicity of adaptation to their historical method.
Yet his rationale of the tides in De Motibus Stellae is not only memorable as an astonishing forecast of the principle of reciprocal attraction in the proportion of mass, but for its bold extension to the earth of the lunar sphere of influence.
At expositions and fairs around the globe, exhibits forecast a coming day when everything would be faster, cheaper, cleaner, easier, and just altogether more wonderful.
When his forecast was fulfilled, and the system of absolutism broke down, he became minister in January 1862.
He obtained enough to enable him to forecast the discovery of written characters, till then not suspected in Aegean civilization.
Nor is it yet possible to forecast the result of the only other sensational event that the reign of Pius X.
I have forgotten to mention that, in many things, Queequeg placed great confidence in the excellence of Yojo's judgment and surprising forecast of things; and cherished Yojo with considerable esteem, as a rather good sort of god, who perhaps meant well enough upon the whole, but in all cases did not succeed in his benevolent designs.
In other words, if we could know exactly all these conditions, we should be able to forecast with mathematical certainty the course which the agent would pursue.