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  • Almost in the center of it, above the Prechistenka Boulevard, surrounded and sprinkled on all sides by stars but distinguished from them all by its nearness to the earth, its white light, and its long uplifted tail, shone the enormous and brilliant comet of 1812--the comet which was said to portend all kinds of woes and the end of the world.
  • It would be a mistake to assume that they all portend disaster.
  • Bush 's vow to root out terrorists wherever they are seemed to portend a protracted religious war.
  • What do they portend for the future of world Jewry?
  • In King Lear, Gloucester utters the words: " These late eclipses of the sun and moon portend no good to us ".

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