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Wuthering Heights
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  • I did remark, to be sure, that mounting the stairs made her breathe very quick; that the least sudden noise set her all in a quiver, and that she coughed troublesomely sometimes: but I knew nothing of what these symptoms portended, and had no impulse to sympathise with her.

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  • I fear the election results portend greater violence in the region.
  • Few heeded the sign, and not even Bilbo yet had any notion of what it portended.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring

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