Sentence Examples

  • The moment was propitious, and his efforts met with success.
  • When Elizabeth ascended the throne, Dee was asked by Lord Dudley to name a propitious day for the coronation.
  • One was propitious to marriage, another to entrance upon school-life, a third to the first ploughing, a fourth to laying the foundation of a house.
  • The timing was propitious, as black clouds had begun to roll up the valley and gather above them, the advance guard of a summer shower.
  • The first-fruits of a crop were usually dedicated to the gods to prevent them from being angry; and new canoes, fishing-nets, &c., were dedicated by prayers and offerings, in order that the gods might be propitious to their owners in their use.