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.
  • Indeed, in some sort, they were not grieved at this event, at least as a portent; for they regarded it, not as a foreshadowing of evil in the future, but as the fulfilment of an evil already presaged.
  • I just hope the reduced number of routes this year is not a ominous portent for 1990.
  • Of course, the key point for socialists concerns how to understand the portent of these positive developments.
  • I just hope the reduced number of routes this year is not a ominous portent for 1990.

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