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The latter is a square-faced practical man, who is looked up to as a species of oracle by all his friends.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The League Oracle admits that "a repeal would injure the farmer, but not so much as he fears."
An oracle said that he would not succeed in its erection before a man voluntarily offered himself as a sacrifice.
There were in Greece two young rakes, who were told by the oracle to beware of the melampygos or sable posteriors.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
It is plain that there are more ways than one of explaining such an oracle.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The oracle can't always be worked with tranquillity; delinquents need bruising and smashing sometimes.
It is natural and becoming to seek for some clear idea of the meaning of so dark an oracle.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
We come now to interrogate our oracle again, and we open the third chapter as we do so.
By the response of the Oracle, he was directed to go to Athens and (p. 055) pursue the study of philosophy.
They didn't want a labourer now, but the Oracle was a vague fatalist, and Mitchell a decided one.
OVER THE SLIPRAILSHENRY LAWSON

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