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presage
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King Lear
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  • — Behold yond simpering dame, Whose face between her forks presages snow; That minces virtue, and does shake the head To hear of pleasure’s name;— The fitchew nor the soiled horse goes to’t With a more riotous appetite.

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  • NIGHT HAD FALLEN by the time Grace returned, her arrival presaged by the glow of a lamp expanding in the hall outside.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Yet there were days that haunted the decade and presaged the tumultuous changes of the later sixties.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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