1 Raising a shout of triumph, he sprang toward the defenseless Cora, sending his keen axe as the dreadful precursor of his approach.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 12
2 In the meantime, the forest began to change its hues, losing that lively green which had embellished its arches, in the graver light which is the usual precursor of the close of day.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 13
3 It was known, by all present, to be the brave precursor of a weighty and important judgment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 23
4 He will find it as sure a precursor of his fate as Openshaw did before him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
5 Again I saw that grim face look over the cliff, and I knew that it was the precursor of another stone.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
6 The storm increased, the flashes succeeded one another more rapidly, the thunder began to growl, and the wind, the precursor of a hurricane, whistled in the plumes and the hair of the horsemen.