coming events cast their shadows before

1803 T. CAMPBELL Poetical Works (1907) 159 ’Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical love, And coming events cast their shadows before.

1857 TROLLOPE Barchester Towers II. v. The coming event of Mr. Quiverful’s transference to Barchester produced a delicious shadow in the shape of a new outfit for Mrs. Quiverful.

1979 D. LESSING Shikasta 231 ‘Coming events cast their shadows before.’ This Shikastan [Earthly] observation was of particular appropriateness during an epoch when the tempo of events was so speeded up.

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