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  • The soothsayer predicted her life would end tragically.
  • where’s the soothsayer that you praised so to the queen?
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • A soothsayer bids you beware the Ides of March.
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar
  • Once, long ago in the olden days, there was this soothsayer who predicted the day of his own death.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game

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  • The soothsayers practise it.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • I do not believe in ogres, soothsayers, fortune tellers, or chicken-crut gypsy witchcraft.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • Old man, ye all let fly at me your shafts Like anchors at a target; yea, ye set Your soothsayer on me.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • Hereabouts, where we sit among such piles of leftover protein we press it into cakes for the pets, who usefully guard our empty chairs; here where we pay soothsayers and acrobats to help lose our weight, then yes, for a child to die from hunger is immoral.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • But her mother kissed her more warmly and went away enchanted with the good fortune which the soothsayers had foretold for her Agnes.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • A car dealership soothsayer, telling my fortune.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby

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  • Now …. I must play the part of Auliya, the Friend of God …. Sayyadina to rogue peoples who’ve been so heavily imprinted with our Bene Gesserit soothsay they even call their chief priestesses Reverend Mothers.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Here he ponders things that were not: what Caesar would have lived to do had he believed the soothsayer: what might have been: possibilities of the possible as possible: things not known: what name Achilles bore when he lived among women.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The magician’s scorn was stirred, and he said: "Lo, I have seen many wonderful soothsayers and prophets and magicians in my life days, but none before that could sit idle and see to the heart of things with never an incantation to help."
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • ’O thou young soothsayer, if the gift abides with thee at all seasons, I have a red-spotted cow.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • …the fluid cradle of events (time) which she had acquired or cultivated by listening beyond closed doors not to what she heard there but by becoming supine and receptive, incapable of either discrimination or opinion or incredulity, to the pre-fever’s temperature of disaster which makes soothsayers and sometimes makes them right, of the future catastrophe in which the ogre-face of her childhood would apparently vanish so completely that she would agree to marry the late owner of it.
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • I’m only trying to gather together what a city-bred man knew of eagles altogether, and it’s curious: the eagle of money, the high-flying eagles of Bombay, the NRA eagle with its gear and lightnings, the bird of Jupiter and of nations, of republics as well as of Caesar, of legions and soothsayers, Colonel Julian the Black Eagle of Harlem; also the ravens of Noah and Elijah, which may well have been eagles; the lone eagle, animal president.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Felicity pantomimes a wild-eyed soothsayer.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • TYRONE Then it doesn’t take a soothsayer to tell he’s probably in the whorehouse.
    Eugene O’Neill  --  Long Day’s Journey into Night
  • The killing took place during a lunar cycle known as the ides, fulfilling a prophecy by a local soothsayer.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • As a result copies of predictions attributed to soothsayers or saints of the Catholic Church circulated freely from hand to hand.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • I was thinking of the soothsayer who warned Caius Julius against the Ides of March, and fancied him looking for the omens of evil which his master despised in the entrails of a chicken.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • Then I knew that not by wisdom do poets write poetry, but by a sort of genius and inspiration; they are like diviners or soothsayers who also say many fine things, but do not understand the meaning of them.
    Plato  --  The Apology
  • Esteban Trueba felt uneasy in the presence of this unusual soothsayer, who had disturbed the peace of his library and upset his liver with her astrological rantings, but because of Clara, who was watching him out of the corner of her eye from across the room, he did not have the strength to send her away.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • Eighth Circle: fourth pit: Diviners, Soothsayers, and Magicians.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • Chapter 43 — THE HALL OF THE SOOTHSAYER.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Inheritance
  • He’s the soothsayer… .
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • Go, you wild bedfellow, you cannot soothsay.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • Soothsayer,— SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • Soothsayer,— SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • ] [Enter SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar
  • , and Soothsayer.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • SOOTHSAYER.
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar
  • [1] The Theban soothsayer.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • That day came, and the soothsayer waited to die and waited some more, but nothing happened.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • Eighth Circle: fourth pit: diviners, soothsayers, and magicians.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • She had no name other than the title Soothsayer, and certain stories lead me to believe she was neither elf nor dwarf but something else entirely.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Inheritance
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