Definition of Prevised
1. previse [v] - See also: previse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prevised
Literary usage of Prevised
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Creator, and what We May Know of the Method of Creation by William Henry Dallinger (1887)
"Could not infinite power, infinite wisdom, the originator of all that we call material phenomena, have prevised and preordered, in the impenetrable mystery ..."
2. The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson by Walter Scott, William James Rolfe (1898)
"... 'twas the moment's reek From fires diverted by some gusty freak. His Policy the act which breeds the act prevised, in issues accurately summed ..."
3. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"But there are other proofs, besides the omission of the measures against straggling usual on retreats, that General Lee had prevised a surrender of his army ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1866)
"prevised seats of our carriage, and the carriage itself was in rapid motion. General Stuart's mulatto servant Bob, who was to accompany the instrumental ..."
5. Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law by Lawrence Henry Chamberlain (1912)
"When a person is thought of his past is recalled; by it he is judged and his future prevised. So, any infraction of the moral code in commercial relations ..."
6. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1907)
"... creative craftsmanship, inner growth —call it what we may, the essential fact is a great change wrought in darkness and in a mode no man prevised. ..."
7. Higher Mathematics for Students of Chemistry and Physics: With Special by Joseph William Mellor (1902)
"... the attempt is made to prove that if a limited number of hypotheses are prevised, the observed facts are a necessary consequence of these assumptions. ..."