It was colder than usual, with the sun obscured by clouds, portending the accuracy of a forecast of snow.
During his confinement by Tiberius a like omen had been interpreted as portending his speedy release, with the warning that should he behold the same sight again he would die within five days.
There will be a European Public Prosecutor, portending very significant changes in the way that justice is administered.
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