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Amateur prognosticators, freelance seers, searchers for signs and pursuers of portents may regard Friday, which started the new year, with special scrutiny.
If Cutler’s optimism is a portent of things to come, it may not be long before the ocean floor is dotted with sustainable datacenters to feed our ever-increasing reliance on our phones and the internet.
It sounds ominously amid the stillness, like the portent of some calamity, horrible and sudden.
Should purchases and rumoured purchases of land prove to be a portent, Dafydd had all to lose and nothing to gain by change.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
The silence without was only portent of the storm so soon to burst.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
It was because he was a failure in literature that he became a portent in English history.
THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
There was some hidden portent in her tone which Jarvis failed to divine.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
Her imperiousness changed as the tremendous portent of her words seemed to make Las Vegas a blank, stone image of a man.
When he had gone she somehow had the feeling that a great fiery meteor of unknown portent had swept across her sky.
The account of the following portent is given us in Aubreys Miscellanies.
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGYST. JOHN D. (ST. JOHN DRELINCOURT) SEYMOUR

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