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  • It was held inauspicious if the animal were unwilling; if it nodded all was well.
  • These inauspicious beginnings, indeed, set the whole tone of the war, which was frankly one of mutual extermination.
  • A more inauspicious moment could not have been chosen for these two serious steps, because in the summer of 1630 Gustavus Adolphus left Sweden at the head of a strong army for the purpose of sustaining the Protestant cause in Gei~many.
  • But the paper founded under such inauspicious circumstances exerted a mighty influence, and lived to record not only President Lincoln's proclamation of emancipation, but the adoption of an amendment to the constitution of the United States for ever prohibiting slavery.
 
 

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