1 Therewithal many a warning of wizards of old terrifies her with appalling presage.
2 At this a sudden sign meets their eyes, mighty in augural presage, as the high event taught thereafter, and in late days boding seers prophesied of the omen.
3 But thee, O mother, overworn old age, exhausted and untrue, frets with vain distress, and amid embattled kings mocks thy presage with false dismay.
4 It was not difficult, however, to foretell the result, if any presage could be drawn from the feelings of those who crowded the place.
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5 She had heard that note in men's voices often enough to know that it presaged a declaration of love.
6 In the hospitals during the war she had seen too many faces wearing this pinched look not to know what it inevitably presaged.
7 Tremendous as these sounds were, and yet more terrible from the awful event which they presaged, there was a sublimity mixed with them, which Rebecca's high-toned mind could feel even in that moment of terror.
8 The yellow and vapoury sunset which had wrapped up Eustacia from his parting gaze had presaged change.
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9 The cannonade of the Isle of Re presaged to him the dragonnades of the Cevennes; the taking of La Rochelle was the preface to the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
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10 Thus, like the sad presaging raven, that tolls.