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  • The prophet of the eleventh hour, he had the hard mission, on the eve of the great catastrophe of Sion, of proclaiming the decree of God that in the near future the city and temple should be overthrown.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • In the Bull "Licet felicis recordationis", ratifying his predecessor's decision, he also suspended with the consent of the cardinals the decrees issued at Lyons, and declared his intention of issuing in the near future the new regulations.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • A cold, phlegmatic, unimpressionable man he always seemed to me, but a born soldier, as the near future proved him to be.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • The King was agreeable and gracious at all times, but on this occasion he was particularly so, being naturally in a happy frame of mind because this day the war had reached a crisis which presaged for the near future the complete vanquishment of the French.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Our neurologist's opinion is that she won't be coming out of it in the near future if at all.

    Mistress of Justice

  • She has a remarkable talent for taking things apart, Your Gloriousness; we’re rather afraid that talent will extend to us in the near future if you don’t, ah, talk to her.”

    Memory of Fire

  • Business was scheduled to begin in the near future pending completion of the Lagos Port.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • The brush and bracken grew thick in the footway, and the ground seemed to be healing over, so that in some near future the way would not even remain as scar.

    Cold Mountain

  • Whatever may be decided by archæologists in the near future as to the site of Sāvatthī, that site was north-westward of Gayā.

    Psalms of the Sisters


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