The Prophecy Of Cazotte

Students of history are familiar with the numerous recorded instances of

marvelous prophecy of future events, wonderful predictions of events to

come, which have been fully corroborated and verified by subsequent

events. We lack the space in this book to record more than one of the

most celebrated of these historical prophecies, namely the Prophecy of

Cazotte. We have thought it advisable to reproduce the story of this

celebrated prophecy, as told by La Harpe, the French writer, who was

present upon the occasion. It may be mentioned that the fact of this

prophecy, and its literal fulfilment, is a part of French history. The

time was just previous to the French Revolution, and the tale as told by

La Harpe is as follows: