For a moment there was a pause, as if at a presage of disaster.
Fatal words they were,—the presage of the mishap they threatened!
In the early spring of 1784 Diderot had an attack which he knew to be the presage of the end.
But the softness in the Christmas air did not presage a thaw.
Thus she left him without so much as a backward glance to presage future favour.