Augury sentence example

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  • It was during his stay in Asia (20 B.C.) that the Parthian king Phraates voluntarily restored the Roman prisoners and standards taken at Carrhae (53 B.C.), a welcome tribute to the respect inspired by Augustus, and a happy augury for the future.
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  • He wrote a work on augury, the first book of which he dedicated to Cicero.
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  • The latter is said to have appealed to augury to determine the exact site of his projected foundation; but less fantastic considerations went far to settle it.
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  • It is a happy augury that it closes with Henry Ford in the foreground.
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  • Lines 184 - 206 (Hamlet and Horatio) Hamlet defies augury and accepts the challenge.
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  • It is now generally agreed that the science of augury is of Italian, not Etruscan, origin.
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