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  • Here I watched the birds for augury.
  • In what way had he utilised gifts (1) an owl, (2) a clock, given as matrimonial auguries, to interest and to instruct her?

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  • Once again (I speak now from the vantage point of hindsight) Nathan was dealing in small auguries of the world to come.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The magistrate observed me with a keen eye and of course drew an unfavourable augury from my manner.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein

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