Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Of uncertain origin: the first part of the word is perh. fr. L. avis, bird, and the last syllable, gur, equiv. to the Skr. gar, to call, akin to L. garrulus, garrulous
Adair thought the term lieutenant augured ill.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
I augured the worst, because there was no cry; no shots were fired.
"Marmaduke Merry" by William H. G. Kingston
General Augur of his command at the same time moved up from Baton Rouge.
"The Gulf and Inland Waters" by A. T. Mahan
I stood up pale and trembling, for I augured no good from this commencement.
"Peter Simple" by Frederick Marryat
From this brief incident, young as I was, I augured badly of Captain Reud.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
My first meeting with Lord Kitchener had taken place under conditions that augured no agreeable experience.
"Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918" by Charles Edward Callwell
Neither pontifical law nor augural science ever obtained credit outside of the Latin world.
"The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism" by Franz Cumont
At Acquia Creek, he found that General Augur, having sent all his wounded North, was just abandoning the communication.
"Charles Carleton Coffin" by William Elliot Griffis
For my own part, I think nothing can augur worse for the Government than this very bout.
"Memoirs of the Court of George IV. 1820-1830 (Vol 1)" by Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
In later years a hole was bored in the tree with an augur; and sap-buckets were used instead of troughs.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
He was an Augur, quite at home
In all things present done,
Deeds past, and every act to come
In ages yet to run.
"Sir Hornbook" by Thomas Love Peacock
But thou shrieking harbinger,
Foul precurrer of the fiend,
Augur of the fever's end,
To this troop come thou not near.
"The Phoenix And The Turtle" by William Shakespeare
Swift I arose. Soft winds were stirring
The curtains of the Morn,
Auguring day, by signs unerring,
Lovely as e'er was born.
"Two Visions" by Alfred Austin
I've been told by my friends (if they do not belie me)
My promise was such as no parent would scorn;
The wise and the aged who prophesied by me
Augured nothing but good of me when I was born.
"My Birthday" by Charles Lamb
Teach us your patience, brave,
Dear flowers, till we shall dare to part like you,
Willing God's will, sure that his clock strikes true,
That his sweet day augurs a sweeter morrow,
With smiles, not sorrow.
"Time To Go" by Susan Coolidge
Your herdsmen dream;--fish take the place
Of men; on banners falcons fly,
Displacing snakes and tortoises.
The augur tells his prophecy:--
"The first betoken plenteous years; the change
Of banners shows of homes a widening range."
"The Condition Of King Seuen's Flocks" by Confucius
Nor does it make sense to emphasize the augurs for the future in our DNA when they are just part of the equation telling us what is happening, or might happen, to our bodies in time.
Oakland's 6th Annual Indie Awards Augur a Small, Lean, Local Future.
Robert Powling, a Marlboro resident, clears debris from the only bridge still standing near Augur Hole Road on Friday.
Augur Hole Road used to be known as a fairly smooth, paved two-lane road, with a legendary long, sharp curve.
Local downturn a hiccup or augur of a bleak future.
Stampede City's pampering spas augur wellness.
Warhol's Rife Photos Augur Our Crummy Era.
It used to be the New Hampshire primary that augured the chances of a candidate.
THE augurs of ancient Rome predicted fortune and ruin based on the flight and behavior of birds, believing that bird activity revealed the hidden patterns of life and the plans of the gods.
House Speaker John Boehner agreed with President Barack Obama that a bipartisan "spirit of cooperation" has been evident since the election that augurs well for talks expected to begin Friday at the White House.
For Chiefs fans, August augurs almost nothing but pain.
Europe's Lingering Crisis Augurs Badly for Its Clout .
An unhappy poll does not augur well for the future.
Europe's Lingering Crisis Augurs Badly for Its Clout.
Microsoft's acquisition of Yammer augurs a 'silent revolution' in the enterprise software market.
This prototype matches the geometrical requirements of the ILD vertex detector and its current performances augur well for the design and fabrication in 2012 of a double-sided ladder featuring the desired material budget, O(0.3) % X0 .
Development of Single- and Double-sided Ladders for the ILD Vertex Detectors
The Earth is slightly more massive than Venus, and this augurs well for the existence of coorbiting satellite companions.
Asteroids in the Inner Solar System I - Existence
Solar-like oscillations have been convincingly observed on other stars and augur asteroseismic diagnosis that will raise stellar physics to a new level of sophistication.