Sentence Examples with the word presentiment

Delorme, of Arles, in 1865, appears to have been the first who recognized its novelty and had a presentiment of disaster.

Then, in that contracted hole, sunk, too, beneath the ship's water-line, Jonah feels the heralding presentiment of that stifling hour, when the whale shall hold him in the smallest of his bowels' wards.

We know phenomena, how the existence of things appears to us in nature; we believe in the true nature, the eternal essence of things (the good, the true, the beautiful); by means of presentiment (Ahnung) the intermediary between knowledge and belief, we recognize the supra-sensible in the sensible, the being in the phenomenon.

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Her presentiment at the time had not deceived her--that that state of freedom and readiness for any enjoyment would not return again.

Anna Pavlovna's presentiment was justified, and all that morning a joyously festive mood reigned in the city.

Formerly I very much wanted Nicholas to marry her, but I always had a sort of presentiment that it would not come off.