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.
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.
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.
A bagua map is a fundamental tool of feng shui used in determining the auspicious, or positive energy areas, and inauspicious, the negative energy areas, of your home or office.