Sentence Examples

  • It was under these unlucky auspices that the elections of new deputies took place in 1829.
  • He could not have chosen a more unlucky time for his own quiet.
  • A papyrus in London contains a calendar of lucky and unlucky days.
  • In the Brahmana period they were distinguished as " deva " and " yama," the fourteen lucky asterisms being probably associated with the waxing, the fourteen unlucky with the waning moon.'
  • Among the Arabs similar associations of lucky and unlucky days directly connected with the influence of the planets prevailed through all times, Tuesday and Wednesday, for instance, being regarded as the days for blood-letting, because Tuesday was connected with lIars, the lord of war and blood, and Wednesday with Mercury, the planet of humours.

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