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  • If I could have supposed that my aunt had recounted these particulars for my especial behoof, and as a piece of confidence in me, I should have felt very much distinguished, and should have augured favourably from such a mark of her good opinion.
  • I may augur, from the silence of my family, that they object to the resolution I have taken; but I should not allow myself to be swerved from the path of duty, Mr. Copperfield, even by my papa and mama, were they still living.’
  • ’I augur all sort of good from your sensible decision.’
  • At last I awake, very queer about the head, as from a giddy sleep, and see the butcher walking off, congratulated by the two other butchers and the sweep and publican, and putting on his coat as he goes; from which I augur, justly, that the victory is his.

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  • augurs a new era
  • The drifting apart of Belgium’s linguistic communities could augur the end for a country once hailed as a model of compromise and coexistence.
    Time Magazine by Leo Cendrowicz, Dec. 05, 2007  --  A Belgian Divorce?  --  http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1691590,00.html(retrieved 08/06/09)

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