Sentence Examples

  • But it would be more than usually rash to prophesy that this exceptional popularity will endure.
  • No physiologist has ever claimed the power to prophesy with any approach to accuracy the future mental states of any individual from an examination of his brain.
  • The same may be said about that marvellous and many-sided genius, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), who, though the son of a Swedish poet, preferred to prophesy to the world in Latin.
  • Attempting to interpret the book of Revelation, he promised the millennium in 1672, and guaranteed miraculous assistance to those who would undertake the destruction of the Pope and the house of Austria, even venturing to prophesy that Cromwell, Gustavus Adolphus, and Rakoczy, prince of Transylvania, would perform the task.