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omen
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
a sign of something about to happen
  • These, with water,—but not from the fountain of ill omen, close at hand,—constituted all the entertainment.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (87% in)
  • From that hour of evil omen until the present, it may be,—though we know not the secret of his heart,—but it may be that no wearier and sadder man had ever sunk into the chair than this same Judge Pyncheon, whom we have just beheld so immitigably hard and resolute.
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (96% in)

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