Sentence Examples

  • Then came a day when the chill air portended a snowstorm.
  • Thus, everything portended a renewal of Napoleon's activity.
  • Everything, therefore, portended a change in this sphere, but few persons expected a change so drastic as that which Bonaparte now brought about in the measure of 28 Pluviose, year VIII.
  • At that town he also heard news on the 1st of January 1809, which portended trouble in Germany and perhaps also at Paris.
  • Nevertheless his proposal met with strong opposition in the Corps Legislatif and Tribunate, where members saw that it portended a revival of the older distinction.

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