Sentence Examples


  • It was held inauspicious if the animal were unwilling; if it nodded all was well.
  • 9-1 i) but the erection of the altar by Jeshua and Zerubbabel under inauspicious circumstances (cf.
  • These inauspicious beginnings, indeed, set the whole tone of the war, which was frankly one of mutual extermination.
  • That the coarse and imperious nature of the hardy and able ruffian who had now become openly her master should no less openly have shown itself even in the first moments of their inauspicious union is what any bystander of common insight must inevitably have foreseen.
  • A more inauspicious moment could not have been chosen for these two serious steps, because in the summer of 1630 Gustavus Adolphus left Sweden at the head of a strong army for the purpose of sustaining the Protestant cause in Gei~many.

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