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Gulliver's Travels
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  • Signed and sealed on the fourth day of the eighty-ninth moon of your majesty’s auspicious reign.
  • …to a province, to be governed by a viceroy from hence, and to destroy and put to death, not only all the Big-endian exiles, but likewise all the people of that empire who would not immediately forsake the Big-endian heresy, he, the said Flestrin, like a false traitor against his most auspicious, serene, imperial majesty, did petition to be excused from the said service, upon pretence of unwillingness to force the consciences, or destroy the liberties and lives of an innocent people.

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  • With good weather and no traffic, we had an auspicious start on our journey.
  • The fortune cookie said "Today is an auspicious day for romance."

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