A sense of fear of the unknown moved in the heart of his weariness, a fear of symbols and portents, of the hawk-like man whose name he bore soaring out of his captivity on osier-woven wings, of Thoth, the god of writers, writing with a reed upon a tablet and bearing on his narrow ibis head the cusped moon.
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believes the Golden Globe Awards are portents of the upcoming Academy Awards
The drive to El Puerto was always a pleasant one, but today it was filled with strange portents.