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  • I would like to change "presaged the later claims of the feminist movement" back to "presaged the later emergence of the feminist movement" since the whole point of the sentence originally was to let the reader know that Wollstonecraft's writing predated the existence of "feminism". — “Talk:Mary Wollstonecraft/Archive 4 - Wikipedia, the free”,
  • Two papers appearing in the same year presaged the deeper understanding of innate immune reactivity, dictating the subsequent nature of the adaptive immune response. Thus these two papers together presaged the modern sense of the role. — “DAMPs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • removed this text: This marked the first occasion in many centuries where a major European state moved from monarchical to republican mode, and presaged a new era of republican government(s) in Europe. and replaced it thus: This presaged a new era of republican government(s) in Europe. — “Talk:French First Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • Others who knew nothing of musical expression, and merely lent their ears to the plain import of the word, imagined that Phutatorius, who was somewhat of a cholerick spirit, was just going to snatch the cudgels out of Didius's hands, in order to bemaul Yorick to some purposeā€“and that the desperate monosyllable Z...ds was the exordium to an oration, which, as they judged from the sample, presaged but a rough kind of handling of him; so that my uncle Toby's good-nature felt a pang for what Yorick was about to undergo. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • Her gaieties and friendliness were not reassuring, and in my mind presaged approaching mischief and treachery. — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • And Bassompierre was right. The cannonade of the Isle of Re presaged to him the dragonnades of the Cevennes; the taking of La Rochelle was the preface to the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas


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