Quotes: presentiment

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  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    An enthusiastic desire of visiting the Old World haunted me from early childhood. I cherished a presentiment, amounting almost to belief, that I should one day behold the scenes, among which my fancy had so long wandered.
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
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    Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
  • Gail Sheehy
    Gail Sheehy
    American author, journalist, and lecturer 1937-
    Gail Sheehy
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    We hear the haunting presentiment of a dutiful middle age in the current reluctance of young people to select any option except the one they feel will impinge upon them the least.
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