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  • This is a good omen for you.
  • It will be a good omen for me.
  • And very much indebted for the omen.
  • On a day of such good omen, they shall sing as much as they like.
  • As Mr. Jarndyce sat enjoying the image of his friend Boythorn, we observed the favourable omen that there was not the least indication of any change in the wind.
  • She became so fantastically and pressingly earnest in her entreaties that we would walk up and see her apartment for an instant, and was so bent, in her harmless way, on leading me in, as part of the good omen she desired, that I (whatever the others might do) saw nothing for it but to comply.
  • It is a good omen for youth, and hope, and beauty when they find themselves in this place, and don’t know what’s to come of it."
  • "With such an omen, it is even more necessary than usual that I should be there before the Chancellor comes in," said she, "for he might mention my case the first thing.
  • Vholes," said my guardian, eyeing his black figure as if he were a bird of ill omen, "has brought an ugly report of our most unfortunate Rick."

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  • He looked for an omen before going into battle.
  • that butterflies were a good omen.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist

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