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herald as in:  heralds the coming of...

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  • The goldfinch heralds spring when it begins to show a little yellow.
    heralds = signals (that something will soon happen)
  • Those mountains heralded the approach of my desideratum.   (source)
    heralded = announced
  • Yesterday, the camel's groan signaled danger, and now a row of date palms could herald a miracle.   (source)
    herald = be a sign of
  • Spring made a frolicsome entrance this April, heralded by a veritable cavalcade of chauffeured limousines as eminent guests flocked to one of the most interesting receptions of the season,   (source)
    heralded = announced or signaled
  • Now you understand why the appearance of three flying stars heralds a long period of extreme cold: because all three suns are far away.   (source)
    heralds = signals (that something will soon happen)
  • Fleecy clouds drifted across the sky, and on the trees lining the footpaths they spotted the first buds heralding spring.   (source)
    heralding = announcing
  • At its worst, it could be that most dreaded thing to a zoo director: a symptom, a herald of trouble to come, a reason to inspect the dung, to cross-examine the keeper, to summon the vet.   (source)
    herald = sign (that something will happen)
  • I took a step back and stared at it for a while, trying to make the little black ring bear some of the weight of what it heralded.   (source)
    heralded = signaled (was to happen)
  • Early scientists heralded one-point-six-one-eight as the Divine Proportion.   (source)
    heralded = announced
  • The worst moments in life are heralded by small observations.   (source)
    heralded = announced (ahead of time)
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  • The opening notes of the music that heralded the seven o'clock news reached Harry's ears and his stomach turned over.   (source)
    heralded = announced
  • Barb Wiggin asked, while the choir continued to herald the birth of "the ever-lasting Lord."   (source)
    herald = announce
  • It chirps a few times, sounding out a proud melody, heralding what must be the entrance of the king.   (source)
    heralding = announcing
  • I can now conjecture readily that this streak of light was, in all likelihood, a gleam from a lantern carried by some one across the lawn: but then, prepared as my mind was for horror, shaken as my nerves were by agitation, I thought the swift darting beam was a herald of some coming vision from another world.   (source)
    herald = sign
  • A sharp rap on the door heralded Jory Cassel.†   (source)
  • Heralded by the growl of diesel engines, the rumble and squeak of axles, the whine of air brakes.†   (source)
  • PROFESSOR McGONAGALL: And your response to disappearing Hugo and Rose Granger-Weasley was to go back in time again and this time, instead of losing two people you lost a huge number of people and killed your father and in doing so you resurrected the worst wizard the world has ever known and heralded in a new age of Dark Magic.†   (source)
  • Twice a week for a small fee, Kochu Maria's brother-in-law who drove the yellow municipal garbage truck in Kottayam would drive into Ayemenem (heralded by the stench of Kottayam's refuse, which lingered long after he had gone) to divest his sister-in-law of her salary and drive the Plymouth around to keep its battery charged.†   (source)
  • They read the Memphis sports pages, and so they also knew of Michael Oher, newly heralded as the hottest football recruit to come out of Memphis in some time who, for some strange reason, was now living with Sean Tuohy.†   (source)
  • I had the privilege of rattling cages and knocking on doors in Philadelphia and Los Angeles, of exposing fools and heralding saints.†   (source)
  • This alone heralded an interesting development, and nobody was surprised when the woman began by claiming, "I know who murdered Olof Palme."†   (source)
  • On the fifth day she saw a tramp in a winter poncho and a broad-brimmed hat coming toward her, pulling a burro weighed down with kitchen utensils, pewter pots, copper teapots, huge enameled casseroles, and ladles of all shapes and sizes, with a jangle of tin cans that heralded his arrival ten minutes in advance.†   (source)
  • It was as though the sirens heralded the presence of some cont rolling mechanism—a thing we would do well not to provoke with our contentiousness and spilled food.†   (source)
  • The future heralded at Disneyland was one in which every aspect of American life had a corporate sponsor.†   (source)
  • Other days I am gentle, heralding the warm summer rains and cooling fogs of the southern Mediterranean.†   (source)
  • A bone-biting cold heralded the arrival of true night.†   (source)
  • In the early morning a stone bell heralded the procession of cow, calf, and Asrat, the milkman, up the driveway.†   (source)
  • The sound, not unlike the rat-a-tat-tat of parade drums, heralded Hickock's arrival.†   (source)
  • A few days after I spoke with Helen, on a December morning that heralded the onset of a bitter winter, the doorbell rang.†   (source)
  • Their arrival was heralded by a burst of squealing from the sales floor.†   (source)
  • The White Dragon approached slowly and cautiously, but no signal heralded their arrival.†   (source)
  • In future history books, I'll be heralded as the savior of humanity.†   (source)
  • What I'm about to do will be heralded as inhuman by my own brothers.†   (source)
  • Dooryard gardens reached for spring, with brave blooms opening in wild blues, sassy oranges, delicate whites, topped here and there by the heralding trumpets of daffodils.†   (source)
  • Angel made his way toward Stan "the Man" Musial, one of the most heralded players of all time.†   (source)
  • And then it happened, slowly, subtly, no heralding trumpets, an entrance devoid of drama.†   (source)
  • Revjak should have then stepped into the circle and heralded the new King of the Tribe of the Elk.†   (source)
  • My dad's hand left my shoulder and flew up in a wave, back and forth, back and forth, like a flag heralding the beginning of a parade.†   (source)
  • However, Amanda knew that the level of doubt in his tone heralded another disappointment for Oz.†   (source)
  • Had the appearance of the pigeon heralded the changes that took hold of their lives?†   (source)
  • An agitation in the air, a sudden thickening of the light around the planet, heralded the onset of smoke, borne earthward by the circulation of cool night wind.†   (source)
  • To his left, in the east, an orange glow heralded the sun.†   (source)
  • He knew for certain now why the strange gift had been made, knew what it signified: the prelude to a jamboree, the dressing-up that heralded the start of a ritual dance.†   (source)
  • The approach of winter in Yuriatin was always heralded by the owners of boats, when they took them from the river and transported them on carts to the town, to be stored in back yards.†   (source)
  • If three flying stars appear, does that herald an even better era?   (source)
    herald = signal (that something will soon happen)
  • A strong wind sprang up from the west, heralding the imminent arrival of the storm.   (source)
    heralding = signaling (that something will soon happen)
  • No red comet blazed across the heavens to herald their coming.   (source)
    herald = announce
  • At the top of the steps Davos heard a soft jingle of bells that could only herald Patchface.   (source)
    herald = be a sign of the coming of
  • The ceremony will herald the dawn of a new era.   (source)
    herald = be a sign of
  • The third verse of what was supposed to be the Rev. Mr. Wiggin's recessional carol heralded our exit.   (source)
    heralded = signaled (was a sign that something would soon happen)
  • They heralded the approach of old Ser Tristimun's sea watch, and the sea watch was death to smugglers when Aerys Targaryen sat the Iron Throne.   (source)
    heralded = signaled (that something would happen)
  • Now, however, the morning star, Aiedail, had risen in the east—heralding the arrival of dawn's first light—and the time had come to ready themselves for battle.   (source)
    heralding = signaling (that something will soon happen)
  • The red comet blazed across the sky to herald his coming, and he bears Lightbringer, the red sword of heroes.   (source)
    herald = signaled (that something will soon happen)
  • The red comet was your herald.   (source)
    herald = a sign that something will happen
  • The rattle of chains heralded the raising of the portcullis.†   (source)
  • A puff of white heralded each of Hodor's hodors.†   (source)
  • Each sun heralded a new crisis and each night he bedded with old, relentless fears.†   (source)
  • So, when Hubble shocked the world by scientifically proving the Big Bang was accurate, the church claimed victory, heralding this as proof that the Bible was scientifically accurate.†   (source)
  • The translation was old-fashioned and very hard to read, but to her utter amazement, the text and drawings clearly outlined the exact same universe heralded by modern superstring theory—a ten-dimensional universe of resonating strings.†   (source)
  • The shields displayed outside each tent heralded its occupant: the silver eagle of Seagard, Bryce Caron's field of nightingales, a cluster of grapes for the Redwynes, brindled boar, red ox, burning tree, white ram, triple spiral, purple unicorn, dancing maiden, blackadder, twin towers, horned owl, and last the pure white blazons of the Kingsguard, shining like the dawn.†   (source)
  • Mormont's raven muttered his annoyance as the door opened beneath him, heralding the return of Dolorous Edd with a flagon of wine and a plate of eggs and sausages.†   (source)
  • The latest flavor innovations and corporate realignments are heralded in publications such as Food Chemical News, Food Engineering, Chemical Market Reporter, and Food Product Design.†   (source)
  • Seasoned killers all, thought Selmy, but it is one thing to face a foe in the pit when his coming is heralded by horns and drums and another to find a hidden killer before he can strike.†   (source)
  • That very night, the wind picked up, the leaves were swishing and rustling, and by morning a squall arrived, heralding the long rains.†   (source)
  • Together, Randy and Sam had dug in on the banks of the Han and Chongchon, and faced the same bugle-heralded human wave charge at Unsan, and covered each other's platoons in advance and retreat.†   (source)
  • [At this moment the arrival of Boss Finley is heralded by the sirens of several squad cars†   (source)
  • Behind and before, sparse auto headlights, belated or heralding dew on the bough of the night.†   (source)
  • principles of honor, decorum and gentleness applied to perfectly normal human instinct which you Anglo-Saxons insist upon calling lust and in whose service you revert in sabbaticals to the primordial caverns, the fall from what you call grace fogged and clouded by Heaven-defying words of extenuation and explanation, the return to grace heralded by Heaven-placating cries of satiated abasement and flagellation, in neither of which—the defiance or the placation—can Heaven find interest or even, after the first two or three times, diversion.†   (source)
  • A system of patrols was instituted and often in the empty, sweltering streets, heralded by a clatter of horse hoofs on the cobbles, a detachment of mounted police would make its way between the parallel lines of close-shut windows.†   (source)
  • He grinned feebly at her, tickled, above his nausea and grief, at the palpable assumption of blind innocence which always heralded her discoveries.†   (source)
  • When she heard the whistling screams that heralded their approach, she rushed to Melanie's room and flung herself on the bed beside her, and the two clutched each other, screaming "Oh!†   (source)
  • The bleating of the sheep heralded another day.†   (source)
  • It was a neigh that heralded sight or scent of another horse.†   (source)
  • Nothing in their previous conversation had heralded it, and, worse still, no tenderness had ensued.†   (source)
  • It heralded the approach of the Navajos.†   (source)
  • Everything heralded the approaching rains.†   (source)
  • 'Jim's coming to that fishing village was a blessing; but to them, as to many of us, the blessing came heralded by terrors.†   (source)
  • I was stepping leisurely across the court after breakfast, drinking the chill of the air with pleasure, when I was seized again with those indescribable sensations that heralded the change; and I had but the time to gain the shelter of my cabinet, before I was once again raging and freezing with the passions of Hyde.†   (source)
  • How strange that Georgia, the world-heralded refuge of poor debtors, should bind her own to sloth and misfortune as ruthlessly as ever England did!†   (source)
  • An oath from Perrault, the resounding impact of a club upon a bony frame, and a shrill yelp of pain, heralded the breaking forth of pandemonium.†   (source)
  • A poster of a woman in tights heralded the Christmas pantomime, and little red devils, who had come in again that year, were prevalent upon the Christmas-cards.†   (source)
  • A telegram from Douglas, heralding the coming of Alfred and a minister, put an end to Madeline's brooding, and she shared something of Florence Kingsley's excitement.†   (source)
  • Then they were silenced; heralded by the waving tremolo of the violin-part, which formed a bristling bodyguard of sound two octaves above it—and as in a mountainous country, against the seeming immobility of a vertically falling torrent, one may distinguish, two hundred feet below, the tiny form of a woman walking in the valley—the little phrase had just appeared, distant but graceful, protected by the long, gradual unfurling of its transparent, incessant and sonorous curtain.†   (source)
  • Tom raised his head a couple of inches and he espied a tall Indian standing before a tepee, facing the east, where faint streaks of pink and rose heralded the sunrise.†   (source)
  • The dawns were heralded by the descent of a chill stillness; the woodcutters slept, their fires burned low; the snapping of a twig would make you start.†   (source)
  • Collis, unaware that he was without a wedding garment, heralded his arrival with: "I reckon I'm late—the beyed has flown.†   (source)
  • On those evenings when, as we sat in front of the house beneath the big chestnut-tree and round the iron table, we heard, from the far end of the garden, not the large and noisy rattle which heralded and deafened as he approached with its ferruginous, interminable, frozen sound any member of the household who had put it out of action by coming in 'without ringing,' but the double peal—timid, oval, gilded—of the visitors' bell, everyone would at once exclaim "A visitor!†   (source)
  • Sight and scent became remarkably keen, while his hearing developed such acuteness that in his sleep he heard the faintest sound and knew whether it heralded peace or peril.†   (source)
  • THE dreary aftermath of a great contest and a great failure, with the general public from coast to coast—in view of this stern local interpretation of the tragedy—firmly convinced that Clyde was guilty and, as heralded by the newspapers everywhere, that he had been properly convicted.†   (source)
  • Bournemouth's ignoble coast cowers to the right, heralding the pine-trees that mean, for all their beauty, red houses, and the Stock Exchange, and extend to the gates of London itself.†   (source)
  • When he dines alone in chambers, as he has dined to-day, and has his bit of fish and his steak or chicken brought in from the coffee-house, he descends with a candle to the echoing regions below the deserted mansion, and heralded by a remote reverberation of thundering doors, comes gravely back encircled by an earthy atmosphere and carrying a bottle from which he pours a radiant nectar, two score and ten years old, that blushes in the glass to find itself so famous and fills the whole room with the fragrance of southern grapes.†   (source)
  • Then, in that contracted hole, sunk, too, beneath the ship's water-line, Jonah feels the heralding presentiment of that stifling hour, when the whale shall hold him in the smallest of his bowels' wards.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Southcott had recently attained her five-and-twentieth blessed birthday, of whom a prophetic private in the Life Guards had heralded the sublime appearance by announcing that arrangements were made for the swallowing up of London and Westminster.†   (source)
  • So men a long time buried in deep mines hear the coming of rescuers, heralded by thrust of bar and beat of pick, and answer gratefully with heart-throbs, their eyes fixed upon the spot whence the sounds proceed; and they cannot look away, lest the work should cease, and they be returned to despair.†   (source)
  • The butcher's cart, with its snowy canopy, was an acceptable object; so was the fish-cart, heralded by its horn; so, likewise, was the countryman's cart of vegetables, plodding from door to door, with long pauses of the patient horse, while his owner drove a trade in turnips, carrots, summer-squashes, string-beans, green peas, and new potatoes, with half the housewives of the neighborhood.†   (source)
  • Mr Folair having obligingly confided these particulars to Nicholas, left him to mingle with his fellows; the work of personal introduction was completed by Mr Vincent Crummles, who publicly heralded the new actor as a prodigy of genius and learning.†   (source)
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herald as in:  announced by herald & trumpet

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  • The king's herald announced it this morning.
  • "The Herald Angels Sing" could spare the congregation the indelible image of how the Meanys had obeyed their only son.   (source)
    herald = announcers of important news
  • "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing" came next, and led into the nativity scene.   (source)
    herald = announcing important news
  • With blaring trumpets and shouting heralds?   (source)
    heralds = people who announce important news
  • Then followed a herald, and the trumpeter.   (source)
    herald = a person who announces important news -- especially a king's representative
  • The heralds blew their trumpets.   (source)
    heralds = people who announce important news -- especially a king's representatives
  • Then Aragorn let the trumpets be blown; and heralds cried: 'Behold the King Elessar is come!'   (source)
  • your fame needs no heralds milord   (source)
    heralds = a person who announces important news
  • 'herald, read the accusation!' said the King.   (source)
    herald = announcer of important information
  • Eragon frowned as he watched the heralds advance.   (source)
    heralds = people who announce important news -- especially a king's representatives
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  • "Lord Varys," the herald said, "master of whisperers."   (source)
    herald = a person who announces important news -- especially a king's representative
  • Do I hear the herald summoning me to the lists?   (source)
  • He smelled roasting meats, and heard the sound of laughter and the blare of heralds' trumpets.   (source)
    heralds = people who announce important news -- especially a king's representatives
  • Sansa ate no more than a bite of hers, as the heralds were summoning the first of the seven singers.   (source)
  • 'I am a herald and ambassador, and may not be assailed!' he cried.   (source)
    herald = a person who announces important news -- especially a king's representative
  • 'Then call the heralds, Eomer,' said Theoden.   (source)
    heralds = people who announce important news -- especially a king's representatives
  • And thereafter thrice a day the heralds proclaimed the coming of the King Elessar.   (source)
  • "His Royal Highness Prince Cor of Archenland desires an audience of the Lady Aravis," said the Herald.   (source)
    herald = a person who announces important news -- especially a king's representative
  • At the base of the wall, the Varden's herald called forth in a voice that carried all the way back to Eragon and Saphira: "Hail!"   (source)
  • Eragon was impressed; the herald did not appear flustered or cowed by the threat but continued without hesitation.   (source)
  • Ghost kept close to Jon, but the scent of him went before them like a herald, and soon there were wildling dogs all around them, growling and barking.   (source)
  • At their signal, two heralds—one carrying the Varden's standard, the other Surda's—rode forth up the narrow street that ran through the maze of hovels to Dras-Leona's southern gate.   (source)
    heralds = people who announce important news -- especially a king's representatives
  • The guests stood along the tables as heralds called out the names and titles of the lords and ladies making their entrance.   (source)
  • Then the heralds summoned another singer; Collio Quaynis of Tyrosh, who had a vermilion beard and an accent as ludicrous as Symon had promised.   (source)
  • There was Gandalf as chief herald, and Aragorn with the sons of Elrond, and Eomer of Rohan, and Imrahil; and Legolas and Gimli and Peregrin were bidden to go also, so that all the enemies of Mordor should have a witness.   (source)
    herald = a person who announces important news -- especially a king's representative
  • For that is true, even though he has not yet sat upon the throne; and it will give the Enemy more thought, if the heralds use that name.   (source)
    heralds = people who announce important news -- especially a king's representatives
  • When all was ordered, the Captains rode forth towards the Black Gate with a great guard of horsemen and the banner and heralds and trumpeters.   (source)
  • Then Aragorn set trumpeters at each of the four roads that ran into the ring of trees, and they blew a great fanfare, and the heralds cried aloud...   (source)
  • Ever and anon Gandalf let blow the trumpets, and the heralds would cry: "The Lords of Gondor are come!"   (source)
  • They came within cry of the Morannon, and unfurled the banner, and blew upon their trumpets; and the heralds stood out and sent their voices up over the battlement of Mordor.   (source)
  • It was as if I had heard a summons from Heaven -- as if a visionary messenger, like him of Macedonia, had enounced, "Come over and help us!" But I was no apostle, — I could not behold the herald, — I could not receive his call.   (source)
    herald = announcer of important news
  • If J.E., who advertised in the —shire Herald of last Thursday, possesses the acquirements mentioned, and if she is in a position to give satisfactory references as to character and competency, a situation can be offered her where there is but one pupil, a little girl, under ten years of age; and where the salary is thirty pounds per annum.   (source)
    herald = the name of a newspaper that indicates that the newspaper announces news
  • It had been a mild, serene spring day — one of those days which, towards the end of March or the beginning of April, rise shining over the earth as heralds of summer.   (source)
    heralds = announcers
  • It was the lark, the herald of the morn,   (source)
    herald = announcer
  •   ...Love's heralds should be thoughts,
      Which ten times faster glide than the sun's beams,   (source)
    heralds = messengers
  • Enter a herald.   (source)
    herald = a person whose job is to announce important news
  • Those who want situations advertise; you must advertise in the —shire Herald.   (source)
    herald = the name of a newspaper that indicates that the newspaper announces news
  • Replies rose smooth and prompt now: "You must enclose the advertisement and the money to pay for it under a cover directed to the editor of the Herald;"   (source)
  • Below him, the heralds struggled to control their mounts as the horses reared and tried to bolt.   (source)
    heralds = people who announce important news -- especially a king's representatives
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  • Sectioned off near the front sat a few journalists from the Atlanta Constitution and the Raleigh Herald.†   (source)
  • The Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express ran a feature on the "Life of Zamp," which looked an awful lot like an obituary.†   (source)
  • The Port Ticonderoga Herald and Banner, May 29, 1999†   (source)
  • En route, he would purchase the Herald from the stand on Gazetny Lane, he would pass Filippov's (pausing only briefly to eye the pastries in the window) and then continue on to meet with his bankers.†   (source)
  • It was from the New Jersey Herald.†   (source)
  • These are the miracles we herald as proof that science will bring us the answers.†   (source)
  • "The Lady Sansa, of House Stark," the herald cried.†   (source)
  • THE HAZELWOOD HERALD.†   (source)
  • Huge Tiffany ad in the Herald Tribune.†   (source)
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  • Annabeth ran to the nearest newspaper box and checked the date on the Miami Herald.†   (source)
  • And I thought of Lucas back home in his wheelchair, and so I couldn't understand it when my mother turned to me during "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing" and said loud enough to hear over the organ and the perfect choir, "What a wonderful Christmas this is."†   (source)
  • But the heralds and historians would later agree that the outcome had been sealed somewhere in the confusion during the first French infantry charge.†   (source)
  • They usually received the bigger papers like the Los Angeles Times or the Herald-Examiner.†   (source)
  • My paper, the Sun-Sentinel, was the dominant newspaper in Boca Raton, far outpacing the Miami Herald, the Palm Beach Post, or even the local Boca Raton News in circulation.†   (source)
  • This heralds a return to civilization and order.†   (source)
  • They bloomed their heads off and Christmas rang out in the sticky heat, as surprising as if "Hark the Herald Angels" were to come on your radio in July.†   (source)
  • In particular he wanted a Herald picture of himself in a full beard.†   (source)
  • This one was from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Herald.†   (source)
  • Unlike Melquiades' tribe, they had shown very quickly that they were not heralds of progress but purveyors of amusement.†   (source)
  • The Herald Angels Sing.†   (source)
  • So flee, I say, or suffer the doom of your herald.†   (source)
  • The Yakima Herald-Republic reporter had been right.†   (source)
  • He switched off the light, covered her, then took Eddie's Herald Tribune into the bathroom to read about Eisenhower.†   (source)
  • "Excuse me," I said to the librarian behind the collections desk "I'm trying to find copies of the Portland Press Herald from the past year.†   (source)
  • "The move shows you how ungrateful corporate tax-break beneficiaries are," Don Weseley, a Nebraska state senator, told the Omaha World-Herald.†   (source)
  • There'd been nothing about it in the Ethiopian Herald, no comment the government wished to make.†   (source)
  • Still, he was comparatively content, and when Dick stood up and started performing exercises-handstands, meant to impress the ladies beneath the pink umbrella-he occupied himself with the Miami Herald.†   (source)
  • But today he is easily distracted, and a map of the motorcade route printed on the front page of the Dallas Times Herald's afternoon edition soon catches his attention.†   (source)
  • It had been rising relentlessly—a graph plotting the crime rate in any American city over recent decades looked like a ski slope in profile and it seemed now to herald the end of the world as we knew it.†   (source)
  • Rob mentions the "Wall of Shame" scandal that's getting ink in the Brown Daily Herald.†   (source)
  • Any break from routine may herald for them unbearable news.†   (source)
  • By then, Prusias's heralds and bards had spread word of "Bragha Rim" to every corner of the kingdom.†   (source)
  • The Miami Herald reporters were on constant watch, and I told Rachel to be careful.†   (source)
  • In early 1994, just before The Uses of Haiti came out, Farmer wrote an editorial for The Miami Herald.†   (source)
  • I was the herald of Gil-galad and marched with his host.†   (source)
  • On that same day, Louis Ruppel, the executive editor of the Chicago Herald American, had a brainstorm.†   (source)
  • Tonight heralds a new era.†   (source)
  • In the corner I spot Moira Channing from the Daily Herald, and she gives me a half flicker of recognition—but I'm certainly not going to talk to her.†   (source)
  • The patient sat down and picked up the Paris edition of the Herald-Tribune.†   (source)
  • We caught up with the troops and started marching right behind them, a last line of followers eager to herald the beginning of the Re-Evolution.†   (source)
  • That agreement heralds the prospect of an end to violence and a peaceful future for Northern Ireland.†   (source)
  • It comes with the uniform," laughed Nick Hollander from Philadelphia's Daily Herald.†   (source)
  • Heafstaag had chosen his herald well, Beorg thought.†   (source)
  • A reporter from the New Haven Herald managed his way out to the ship by walking on the bay's ice while pushing a rowboat in front of himself.†   (source)
  • Many are published by well-respected English-language papers— such as the Miami Herald, Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal—both to make up for the continuing loss of English-language circulation and to attract advertisers to the surging Hispanic market.†   (source)
  • This the herald of our marriage.†   (source)
  • And they knew there was one that rose in the east, at sunrise, and they called it the morning star, the light-bringer, the herald of dawn.†   (source)
  • The trial began in the morning with the reading of the formal charges against Socrates by a herald.†   (source)
  • Hark the herald angels sing.†   (source)
  • And even if he doesn't, we shall spend the best part of the day sending heralds to and fro and all that.†   (source)
  • E. K. Hornbeck of the Baltimore Herald.†   (source)
  • This Noise heralds or illustrates the presence of Equus the God.†   (source)
  • "The Herald Tribune might be more appropriate," he said in his Tennessee drawl so strangely devoid of warmth.†   (source)
  • "Surely," protested the Herald Tribune, "there is a fundamental difference.†   (source)
  • I told her that if anything like that happened I'd call the St. Petersburg Times and Tampa Tribune and Miami Herald and they'd send reporters and photographers.†   (source)
  • Why do you spell your name backward, Lord of Illusion, when all your words and actions herald it before you?†   (source)
  • The Herald-Trib had had the usual headlines, only more so.†   (source)
  • The end of March brought the first warm days of the year, false heralds of spring which were always followed by a severe cold spell.†   (source)
  • The New York Herald predicted: "They will be fortunate if their names do not go down into history bracketed with that of Benedict Arnold."†   (source)
  • Little did I realize that, because the Yakima Herald—†   (source)
  • The doors creaked open and a herald announced, "Minos, King of Crete!"†   (source)
  • When the king's herald moved forward, Sansa realized the moment was almost at hand.†   (source)
  • The Port Ticonderoga Herald and Banner, March 16, 1933†   (source)
  • But when science heralds its Godless pursuits as the enlightened path?†   (source)
  • At ground level, the volume must have been deafening, a din to herald an End of Days.†   (source)
  • This comet is sent to herald Joffrey's ascent to the throne, I have no doubt.†   (source)
  • "Outlaws don't blow trumpets to herald their arrival," Jaime told him.†   (source)
  • I had spent the early part of that night at the offices of the Herald Sun.†   (source)
  • When they went forth from Oldtown, it was for one purpose only: to herald a change of seasons.†   (source)
  • Turf writer Sid Ziff, from the Los Angeles Evening Herald, slipped into the room.†   (source)
  • They say the red comet is a herald of a new age.†   (source)
  • They surely can't afford dentists," observed Nick Hollander from the Philadelphia Daily Herald.†   (source)
  • Even the royal herald beating on the floor with his staff did little to quell the noise.†   (source)
  • A reporter for the Ethiopian Herald perpetuated this misspelling.†   (source)
  • (HORNBECK offers his hand) I'm E. K. Hombeck, Baltimore Herald   (source)
  • Jenkins thought I might prove effective as a kind of herald for John Kwang.†   (source)
  • Hardly had the king's new herald called the court to order than the ugliness began.†   (source)
  • He is ever the herald of strange events: a bringer of evil, some now say.†   (source)
  • Let the heralds announce to the folk that the Lady Eowyn will lead them!†   (source)
  • Brusco liked to reach the fishmarket just as the Titan roared to herald the coming of the sun.†   (source)
  • The Ethiopian Herald never wrote about treason, as if it were treasonable to report treason.†   (source)
  • And that night, as he sat to supper, a horn sounded to herald the arrival of another guest.†   (source)
  • Each of you will ride escort to a herald.†   (source)
  • Already they heard below them in the town the heralds crying and the war-horns blowing.†   (source)
  • "Ser Meryn Trant of the Kingsguard," a herald called.†   (source)
  • "Ser Balon Swann, of Stonehelm in the Red Watch," came the herald's cry.†   (source)
  • They say it comes as a herald before a king, to warn of fire and blood to follow.†   (source)
  • At Tyrion's signal, the herald cried an end, and the hall began to empty.†   (source)
  • "Ser Hobber of House Kedwyne, of the Arbor," the herald sang.†   (source)
  • "Lothor Brune, freerider in the service of Lord Baelish," cried the herald.†   (source)
  • When the heralds had finished telling of each hero's deeds, he rose.†   (source)
  • When the Herald-Trib arrived, it detracted from my sybaritic pleasure.†   (source)
  • At this dark crossroads, mankind will at last unearth the Word and herald in a wondrous new age of enlightenment.'†   (source)
  • The headline on the following day's Press-Herald read: FATHER TELLS OF WIFE'S DOOMED STRUGGLE TO SAVE SON.†   (source)
  • On Pete's instruction, he ran his entire paper route for the Torrance Herald, to and from school, and to the beach and back.†   (source)
  • The Herald-Examiner deliverers, in fact, often sneered at us because they took in more pay and the better clientele.†   (source)
  • The Chicago Times-Herald took the broad view and said of Holmes: "He is a prodigy of wickedness, a human demon, a being so unthinkable that no novelist would dare to invent such a character.†   (source)
  • In point of fact, a few days before giving this speech, Soso had seen a photograph in the Herald Tribune of three healthy young Bolshevik girls standing before a factory gate—dressed in the tunic and kerchief long favored by the Party.†   (source)
  • A few weeks later, at ten o'clock on a Sunday morning, I walked Marley to the same store to buy a Miami Herald, and again we were approached, this time by two young women, teenagers really, who both looked strung out and nervous.†   (source)
  • A number of balloons had just passed—Snoopy, Ronald McDonald, SpongeBob, Mr. Peanut—and a troupe of Hawaiian dancers in loincloths and grass skirts was performing a number in Herald Square.†   (source)
  • Here and there furtive forms picked their way among the dead, and near the opposite tree line a lively group of heralds, both French and English, met in conclave with much pointing and animated conversation.†   (source)
  • The attempt of the Herald gang to prevent the manifestation of the popular will has been checked—& Carter H. Harrison the popular choice will be our next mayor.†   (source)
  • London Herald.†   (source)
  • When the herald's voice dismissed the court, she fled the balcony, only to find Joffrey waiting for her at the base of the curving stairs.†   (source)
  • She either learned or guessed that the La Porte Herald-Argus, the newspaper of their former hometown, would publish the news.†   (source)
  • The Herald Tribune had no news of my predicament but the story was all over the Dutch papers, dense blocks of foreign print which hung, tantalizingly, just beyond the reach of my comprehension.†   (source)
  • Captain Chase expressed to the Herald and Banner that in this time of national crisis, all must pitch in as was done in the War, especially those in Ontario which has been more fortunate than some.†   (source)
  • London Herald.†   (source)
  • He wrote to King, "My ideas are that you should get from the New York Herald and the Philadelphia Press all the cuts they have and turn those we want over to the printer, to have them electroplated at his expense."†   (source)
  • The herald's voice boomed out.†   (source)
  • "No, I'd like Dutch papers, please," I said (in English) to the Dutch-speaking bellhop who brought up the International Herald Tribune with my Dutch rolls and coffee, my ham and eggs and chef's assortment of Dutch cheeses.†   (source)
  • By one report, stories on Louie were such an important source of revenue to the Torrance Herald that the newspaper insured his legs for $50,000.†   (source)
  • After the button factory picnic, there was the usual sort of account of it in the Herald and Banner— which baby had won the Most Beautiful Baby contest, who'd got Best Dog.†   (source)
  • A herald's voice rang out.†   (source)
  • To see Herald Square on television made me feel as if I were stranded millions of light-years from Earth and picking up signals from the early days of radio, announcer voices and audience applause from a vanished civilization.†   (source)
  • In a December 28, 1891, letter to the editor of the Chicago Herald, he wrote, "A few questions of design and plan are still undetermined, but there is nothing which is not well in hand, and I see no reason why we will not be able to complete our work in time for the ceremonies in October, 1892"—Dedication Day—"and for the opening of the Exposition, May 1st, 1893."†   (source)
  • There were no heralds, no banners, no horns nor drums, only the twang of bowstrings as Morrec and Lharys let fly, and suddenly the clansmen came thundering out of the dawn, lean dark men in boiled leather and mismatched armor, faces hidden behind barred halfhelms.†   (source)
  • After the heralds departed, Orik pushed himself out of his chair and stood looking at the dwarves around him.†   (source)
  • Send the heralds forth!†   (source)
  • "If they've got a pulse," one meatpacking executive joked to the Omaha World-Herald in 1998, "we'll take an application."†   (source)
  • So when I arrive at the press conference, I pin my name badge on firmly, take a cup of coffee (no champagne—blast), and head toward Moira Channing of the Daily Herald.†   (source)
  • He could feel Prusias's eyes boring into him, but the demon seemed content to ride in silence as the carriage swept along the royal road that arced above the city and passed beneath a rune-covered arch as heralds trumpeted the king's return.†   (source)
  • "We don't keep anything that current in collections," she said, "but if you look online, I believe the Portland Press Herald keeps archives on their website.†   (source)
  • Heralds!†   (source)
  • When I got to school the next morning, I headed straight to Mr. Greene's office to find out if they'd gotten a copy of the Yakima Herald-Republic yet.†   (source)
  • My girlfriend at the time, Rachel, was a reporter for the Miami Herald, and said she had to work late that night on the big story of the day.†   (source)
  • gut on him mighty doom was laid, till Moon should fade, an orbed star to pass, and tarry never more on Hither Shores where mortals are; for ever still a herald on an errand that should never rest to bear his shining lamp afar, the Flammifer of Westernesse.†   (source)
  • When the three-hour defense of Socrates came to an end, the court herald asked the jurors to render their decision by putting their ballot disks in one of two marked urns, one for guilty votes and one for votes for acquittal.†   (source)
  • Ask Nasuada if, as a favor to us, she can send a herald to explain the situation to them and see that they stay away from the fighting.†   (source)
  • The New York Herald Tribune found one reporter's valiant attempt to get more than a monosyllabic answer out of him so amusing that it published a transcript of the entire nonconversation.†   (source)
  • He knew the leader that Regis spoke of, for Wulfgar was of the Tribe of the Elk and had even once carried the tribe's standard as Heafstaag's herald.†   (source)
  • As his burger arrives, Cedric listens and pretends to read the Brown Daily Herald, the student newspaper.†   (source)
  • A name mentioned in the Herald Sun helped put it together for me, confirmed my suspicions and fears, anyway.†   (source)
  • But the herald did not blink or turn aside his penetrating stare, and the set of his jaw remaining firm and confident.†   (source)
  • As the guards threw open the doors, a herald slammed the butt of his staff against an old plank floor.†   (source)
  • My friend Sean, a former reporter for the Herald who was now an investigative reporter for New Times in Miami, told me he would drive us in his wife Lois's Toyota.†   (source)
  • In the press corps only the Los Angeles Evening Herald's Jack McDonald was willing to speculatepublicly, and only in his headline: HOWARD HORSE PULLED UP "GROGGY" AFTER FAST WORK.†   (source)
  • HORNBECK With a year's subscription to the Baltimore Herald, We give away—at no cost or obligation— A year of freedom.†   (source)
  • The herald went on for many minutes, listing every deed, every honor, every title, accumulated by Heafstaag during his long and illustrious career.†   (source)
  • Between each beat, a shavepate herald in a shirt of polished copper disks cried for the crowd to part.†   (source)
  • It's not in the Ethiopian Herald.†   (source)
  • The Baltimore Herald, therefore, is happy to announce That it is sending two representatives to "Heavenly Hillsboro": The most brilliant reporter in America today, Myself And the most agile legal mind of the Twentieth Century, Henry Drummond.†   (source)
  • Before the assembly, the reporter from the Yakima Herald-Republic, Adriana Janovich, did briefly talk to me and let me know that she'd try to write up a "little article" that would go somewhere in the paper.†   (source)
  • Even Missandei had been replaced; the king did not think it fit to use a child as his herald, and a onetime Naathi slave at that.†   (source)
  • Beorg studied the herald a bit longer, testing to see if he could shake the youth's composure with an unexpected delay.†   (source)
  • Back from the Deep the echoes came, blast upon blast, as if on every cliff and hill a mighty herald stood.†   (source)
  • WHEN SISTER MARY JOSEPH PRAISE felt the herald cramps of labor, Dr. Kalpana Hemlatha, the woman I would come to call my mother, was five hundred miles away and ten thousand feet in the air.†   (source)
  • He knew that one of the reasons Heafstaag had arrived last was so that his list could be presented to all in attendance, men who had heard Beorg's own herald in private audience upon their arrival days before.†   (source)
  • You have ever been a herald of woe.†   (source)
  • "All kneel for His Magnificence Hizdahr zo Loraq, Fourteenth of That Ancient Name, King of Meereen, Scion of Ghis, Octarch of the Old Empire, Master of the Skahazadhan, Consort to Dragons and Blood of the Harpy," the herald shouted.†   (source)
  • the herald cried out in a clear voice, "son of Hrothulf the Strong, son of Angaar the Brave; thrice killer of the great bear; twice conqueror of Termalaine to the south; who slew Raag Doning, King of the Tribe of the Bear in single combat in a single stroke ..." (this drawing uneasy shuffles from the Tribe of the Bear, and especially their king, Haalfdane, son of Raag Doning.)†   (source)
  • All kneel for His Magnificence Hizdahr zo Loraq, Fourteenth of That Noble Name, King of Meereen, Scion of Ghis, Octarch of the Old Empire, Master of the Skahazadhan, Consort to Dragons and Blood of the Harpy," roared the herald.†   (source)
  • There the guards awaited him, and heralds stood, and all the lords and chiefs were gathered together that remained in Edoras or dwelt nearby.†   (source)
  • It was the advantage of a host king to have his list read to every tribe in attendance, while the heralds of visiting kings would only speak to the tribes present upon their immediate arrival.†   (source)
  • Even the herald laughed.†   (source)
  • Three heralds go before him with the golden scales of trade, the iron sword of war, and the silver scourge of justice.†   (source)
  • When the herald called, "Lord Petyr Baelish," he came forth dressed all in shades of rose and plum, his cloak patterned with mockingbirds.†   (source)
  • It is the herald of my coming, she told herself as she gazed up into the night sky with wonder in her heart.†   (source)
  • On the walls of Qarth, men beat gongs to herald her coming, while others blew curious horns that encircled their bodies like great bronze snakes.†   (source)
  • A herald stepped forward.†   (source)
  • Heralds cried his name and deeds for all to hear, and the noble knights and highborn ladies cheered as lustily as cutthroats at a cockfight.†   (source)
  • With him had come a long tail of retainers: knights, squires, lesser lords and ladies, heralds, musicians, even a juggler, all aglitter with banners and surcoats in what seemed half a hundred colors.†   (source)
  • "His elaborate and ingenious explanation," said the World Herald, is "foolish nonsense ....a silly statement, which has disgusted the people."†   (source)
  • When he spoke, Farrell's voice came from a distance, breathing a despair past telling: "Everything that man esteems Endures a moment or a day ...The herald's cry, the soldier's tread Exhaust his glory and his might: Whatever flames upon the night Man's own resinous heart has fed."†   (source)
  • "Can Senator Norris believe," cried the Omaha World Herald (which had listed on page 1 the names of "Twelve Senators Who Halt Action in Greatest Crisis Since Civil War"), "can any man in his senses believe, that the American Government could tamely submit to these outrages?"†   (source)
  • From Stockholm I phoned a "Personal" ad to the Paris edition of the Herald-Tribune, then went to Paris.†   (source)
  • But then almost overnight there had come this change in him, this swift turnabout; the newsreel scene of the Warsaw ghetto had smitten him terribly, for one thing, and this was followed almost immediately by a Herald Tribune series which caught his eye: an investigative analysis "in depth" of one of the more satanic exposés coughed up by the Nuremberg tribunal, in which the full scope of the extermination of the Jews at Treblinka—almost unimaginable simply in its spilling forth of sheer statistical evidence—was revealed.†   (source)
  • I was up at dawn and checked the plage, ate breakfast, checked the plage again, got "dressed" and went into the village, checked the shops and post office, and bought my Herald-Trib.†   (source)
  • The Dallas Herald demanded that Houston resign the seat to which Texans had proudly sent him, instead of "retaining a position he has forfeited by misrepresenting them...Let him heed for once the voice of an outraged, misrepresented, and betrayed constituency, so that Texas may for once have a united voice and present an undivided front in the Senate."†   (source)
  • In the American Express office I went to the banking department and to my deposit box, found the ticket and checked the number against the Herald-Trib—XDY 34555, yes!†   (source)
  • When he spoke in Yazoo County, the stronghold of his opposition, the Yazoo City Herald reported that like "the lion at bay," he "conquered the prejudices of hundreds who had been led to believe that his views on certain points were better adapted to the latitude of New England than to that of Mississippi."†   (source)
  • Although the same powerful Democratic newspaper, the Omaha World Herald, which had assailed hisstand for principle against Woodrow Wilson, was now able to applaud Senator Norris "for his splendid courage and devotion," other Nebraska newspapers accused him of deserting his state for Tammany Hall in the hopes of reviving his own Presidential boom four years later.†   (source)
  • I found I could buy the Herald-Trib, a day old, in the village, at the same place ("Au Minimum," Mme. Alexandre) where I rented a tent and camping gear.†   (source)
  • If I had looked farther in that Herald-Tribune than the "Personal" ads I would have found the results of the Second Unit drawing and never answered that ad.†   (source)
  • I lay in the sun and was happy and my only luxury was a deposit box with American Egress and the Paris edition of the N.Y. Herald Tribune and The Star's & Stripes.†   (source)
  • The Herald-Trib was always a day late there, which meant the drawing had taken place at least two days earlier—and in the meantime that dog could break a leg or be scratched nine other ways.†   (source)
  • I picked a sidewalk cafe by a big kiosk, the only one in Nice that stocked The Stars & Stripes and where the Herald-Trib would be on sale as soon as it was in; ordered a melon, cafe complet for TWO, and an omelette aux herbes fines; and sat back to enjoy life.†   (source)
  • You know I never had tea at a manse before, and I'm not sure that I know all the rules of etiquette, although I've been studying the rules given in the Etiquette Department of the Family Herald ever since I came here.†   (source)
  • It bore a device, a herald's wording of which may serve for a motto and brief description of our now concluded legend; so sombre is it, and relieved only by one ever-glowing point of light gloomier than the shadow:— "ON A FIELD, SABLE, THE LETTER A, GULES"†   (source)
  • The Herald-Examiner says it's the coldest day since 1873.†   (source)
  • The heralds and kings-at-arms came down the lists, and Meliagrance was silenced.†   (source)
  • The cab passed the New York Herald bureau with the window full of clocks.†   (source)
  • I'd give all the books in your library for this morning's Herald Tribune.†   (source)
  • Let the bird of loudest lay
    On the sole Arabian tree,
    Herald sad and trumpet be...†   (source)
  • The courtiers, bishops, heralds, pages, judges, and spectators were talking as they came.†   (source)
  • At a newspaper kiosque I bought a copy of the New York Herald and sat in a cafe to read it.†   (source)
  • He finished the proofs, then asked to be connected with the editor of the Wynand Herald, in Springville, Kansas.†   (source)
  • [Enter HERALD] Herald†   (source)
  • The piano was sadly out of tune but some of the chords were musical and Melanie was raising her voice to lead the others in "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing!"†   (source)
  • And I heard from the empty spaces within the theater the sound of music, a beautiful and awful music, that music from Don Giovanni that heralds the approach of the guest of stone.†   (source)
  • The herald's summons may be to live, as in the present instance, or, at a later moment of the biography, to die.†   (source)
  • Two dreams will suffice to illustrate the spontaneous appearance of the figure of the herald in the psyche that is ripe for transformation.†   (source)
  • Gerald made a habit of dominating the conversation at mealtimes, and usually Scarlett, occupied with her own thoughts, scarcely heard him; but tonight she could not shut out his voice, no matter how much she strained to listen for the sound of carriage wheels that would herald Ellen's return.†   (source)
  • Of the fighting quarter, four-tenths are those who hate you, three-tenths are those who feel they must express an opinion in any controversy, two-tenths are those who play safe and herald any 'discovery,' and one-tenth are those who understand.†   (source)
  • Or the herald is a beast (as in the fairy tale), representative of the repressed instinctual fecundity within ourselves, or again a veiled mysterious figure—the unknown.†   (source)
  • Herald.†   (source)
  • Sir Mador came from his recess at the south end of the lists, and proclaimed the accusation while his herald blew.†   (source)
  • "Sir Servause le Breuse!" cried the heralds, and Sir Ser-vause stepped forward—a knight far down the list of competitors.†   (source)
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  • Above the gate, Eragon saw a tall, cloaked figure climb onto the battlements and stand between two merlons, staring over the heralds toward Saphira.   (source)
    heralds = banners showing coats of arms
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