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That at so early a period of this history such a service should be held was an augury for good.
He said he had missed his train on the previous day, and being a superstitious man he regarded that as an augury of evil.
THE BOSS OF LITTLE ARCADYHARRY LEON WILSON
It is true that the Roman lords, consuls and dictators, after that the eagle appeared as an augury over Par.
VILLANI'S CHRONICLEGIOVANNI VILLANI
So with omen and augury, as well as the wind dead against us.
BORDER AND BASTILLEGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
I thought how, in darker ages, this would have been regarded as an augury for good or evil.
It is not to be regarded as a reason for depression or an augury of defeat.
Honora herself was almost frightened by a sense of augury, of triumph, as she went forward to greet her hostess.
I accept the augury, which, besides, your letter to me just confirms.
Augury—that is, the art of divination by observing the behaviour of birds—was extensively cultivated by the Etrurians and Romans.
BYGONE BELIEFSH. STANLEY REDGROVE
I have always been superstitious, and this augury, especially at this moment, affected me considerably.

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