n. answer of god; communications, revelations, or messages delivered by god to the prophets
In times of difficulty, she pray for an oracle to guide her
Sentence in Classic:
The Preceptor Pangloss was the oracle of the family, and little Candide heard his lessons with all the good faith of his age and character.
But Miss Clarissa giving me a look (just like a sharp canary), as requesting that I would not interrupt the oracle, I begged pardon.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Atlanta read, knew the oracle had spoken, and, as loyal Confederates, they hastened to cast Rhett out.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
By all which acquirements, I should be a living treasure of knowledge and wisdom, and certainly become the oracle of the nation.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
My father counsels to remeasure the sea and go again to Phoebus in his Ortygian oracle, to pray for grace and ask what issue he ordains to our exhausted state; whence he bids us search for aid to our woes, whither bend our course.
But Agamemnon was glad when he heard his chieftains quarrelling with one another, for Apollo had foretold him this at Pytho when he crossed the stone floor to consult the oracle.
He is evidently the Sir Oracle of them, and I should think must have been in his time a most dictatorial person.