But there were no other clothes in my room than the odd heap of things I wore; and when I was left there, with a little taper which my aunt forewarned
me would burn exactly five minutes, I heard them lock my door on the outside.
We played until nine o'clock, and then it was arranged that when Estella came to London I should be forewarned
of her coming and should meet her at the coach; and then I took leave of her, and touched her and left her.
The more she saw of this weakness in her fellows, the more satisfied she was that, being forewarned
, she was also forearmed against an attack of it on herself, much as if a doctor were to conclude that he could not catch smallpox because he had seen many cases of it; or as if a master mariner, knowing that many ships are wrecked in the British channel, should venture there without a pilot, thinking that he knew its perils too well to run any risk of them.
Had not Camilla, however, been informed beforehand by Lothario that this love for Chloris was a pretence, and that he himself had told Anselmo of it in order to be able sometimes to give utterance to the praises of Camilla herself, no doubt she would have fallen into the despairing toils of jealousy; but being forewarned
she received the startling news without uneasiness.
Yet in spite of all this seduction Milady might fail--for Felton was forewarned
, and that against the least chance.
You alone forewarned
us of the evil; now try and aid us with the remedy.
It was evident either that he no longer possessed the confidence of his friend, or that Athos was bound by some invisible chain, or that he had been forewarned
of the lieutenant's visit.
For now I know that thou art he of whom Quicksilver forewarned
me, the most prudent of mortals, against whom no enchantments can prevail.
You know," she added in a moment, "that you were forewarned
If you are forewarned
you will be the more ready to make allowances.
Although the morning was raw, and although the fog still seemed heavy--I say seemed, for the windows were so encrusted with dirt that they would have made midsummer sunshine dim--I was sufficiently forewarned
of the discomfort within doors at that early hour and sufficiently curious about London to think it a good idea on the part of Miss Jellyby when she proposed that we should go out for a walk.
I kept abreast of Woola that we might have the benefit of all our eyes for what might appear suddenly ahead to menace us, and well it was that we were forewarned