- As Hamlet remarked, ‘We defy augury… The readiness is all’.
- And by the way, Ganesha is an icon of good augury in almost all Asian countries.
- A brace of dead geese, embodying the classical Roman method of augury, act as an image of mortality.
- She was thrice widowed, and she claimed to possess the gift of augury.
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- On the face of it, the auguries are not encouraging.
- They are also auguries of the future: what was won for women and for racial and ethnic minorities will surely be won, in the lifetimes of some of us, for gay and lesbian couples.
- These are not convincing auguries of a great film.
- So the auguries are mixed for the latest exercise in consultation politics.
- Doran is due to reveal his creative vision next month but the auguries are unencouraging.
- There is little demand for astrologers, because their auguries have no practical value.
- Short of slaughtering a wild animal and rummaging about in its entrails, every sign, portent and augury had been examined beforehand.
- Meteorologists have responded by transforming daily weather prediction from an augury into a reliable source of important information - a splendid achievement that nearly everyone takes for granted.
- The auguries, in America at least, are not good.
- For one thing, political and economic auguries, specific market conditions, and likely future trends need all to be taken into account.
- But the auguries for the future are more ambiguous.
- It is hard to read the auguries, so complex is this interplay of deception, self-deception, bluster and bluff.
- Amid the carnage and death, that unity is one augury of hope.
- In a general sense it is an unfortunate omen which is sometimes taken as an augury of death.