A limited or anticipatory experience
Katie," she said to the maid, "bring the princess her gray dress, and you'll see, Mademoiselle Bourienne, how I shall arrange it," she added, smiling with a foretaste of artistic pleasure.
The boy had a bitter foretaste of life.
So you see, I had a foretaste of the pleasure which I hope some day to have of visiting Florence.
It was in itself a foretaste of resurrection, and the puzzled disciples remembered that the scribes declared that before the resurrection Elijah would appear.
Chaucer's poetry, which owed so much to Italian examples, gave an early foretaste of the former.
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