At the gate of the temple they were met by the head of the haruspices.
The anxiety of Attila prompted him to consult his priests and haruspices.
In his character of Pontifex Maximus he restored pagan temples, and directed that the haruspices should be consulted.
In the same spirit Tiberius prohibited the secret consultation of haruspices.
Nothing is stranger or more disgusting in all the range of religious history than the practice of the Roman haruspices.
The report of the haruspices, upon examination of the entrails, was little calculated to remove that gloom.
The Romans, ever anxious about the will of the gods, naturalized among themselves the Etruscan institution of the Haruspices.
There were augurs and haruspices to discover the will of the gods, according to entrails and the flight of birds.
In their heart of hearts, all knew that they were concoctions, and the haruspices laughed when they met each other.
Evidently these haruspices did not always make correct forecasts; for there were some Romans who openly questioned their worth.