Sentence Examples


  • Lydgate passed as a portent of learning, and, according to Bale, he pursued his studies not only at both the English universities but in France and Italy.
  • C'est au moins ce que le resultat de mes connaissances et de mes reflexions me portent a penser.
  • Phlegon may have had grounds for dating the Bithynian earthquake in that year, and have brought the dateless portent into connexion with the dated one.
  • A Welsh death-portent often confused with the gwrach y Rhibyn and banshee is the cyhyraeth, the groaning spirit.
  • The barghest was essentially a nocturnal spectre, and its appearance was regarded as a portent of death.

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