The most sphinx-like problem ever presented to the public for solution was the “second-sight” mystery.
It needs no second-sight to discern the end of Rapp's scheme.
An old woman or man, supposed to be gifted with second-sight, is sent for.
A well-known story of second-sight in Scotland will illustrate what I mean.
Probably it is the second-sight of the Scotch, except that they have it in the back of the head.
Isn't it second-sight when you can tell if people are going to die?
As for me, dear, I believe that love has second-sight: poor Ninety-three; his heart must have bled.
"It was a sort of second-sight—what they call a brainwave," Nick smiled.
I never believed in second-sight before, but it makes one think.
The gift of second-sight was universally believed in at this period in the Highlands.