? Yea, I say unto you, and more than a prophetess--a uncommon pretty young woman."
She stood up, straight and stern, and her face, as she looked towards the land, was lit with the fire of the prophetess
Hannah `felt in her bones' that it was going to be an unusually fine day, and she proved herself a true prophetess
, for everybody and everything seemed bound to produce a grand success.
She might, in one of her phases, have been a prophetess
. She might, and not improbably would, have suffered death from the stern tribunals of the period, for attempting to undermine the foundations of the Puritan establishment.
"On his way to Perth, the king was met by a Highland woman, calling herself a prophetess
; she stood at the side of the ferry by which he was about to travel to the north, and cried with a loud voice, 'My lord the king, if you pass this water you will never return again alive!'"--(VIDE the HISTORY OF SCOTLAND).
Deborah, the prophetess
, told Barak to take ten thousand men and sally forth against another King Jabin who had been doing something.
My father turned his back on the prophetess
with a smile of contempt.
I am not a prophetess
, but I shall venture on a prediction.
"What can I tell you?" Helen reflected, speaking more to herself in a rambling style than as a prophetess
delivering a message.
They say that as he was approaching the temple, the prophetess
became inspired and said:
Well, Chaerephon, as you know, was very impetuous in all his doings, and he went to Delphi and boldly asked the oracle to tell him whether--as I was saying, I must beg you not to interrupt--he asked the oracle to tell him whether anyone was wiser than I was, and the Pythian prophetess
answered, that there was no man wiser.
"Signor Pastrini," returned Franz, "you are more susceptible than Cassandra, who was a prophetess
, and yet no one believed her; while you, at least, are sure of the credence of half your audience.