Finding it so directly on the threshold of our narrative, which is now about to issue from that inauspicious
portal, we could hardly do otherwise than pluck one of its flowers, and present it to the reader.
He had brought a new copy of The Arabian Nights for Rebecca, wishing to replace the well-worn old one that had been the delight of her girlhood; but meeting her at such an inauspicious
time, he had absently carried it away with him.
It is not to be wondered at, that a government instituted in times so inauspicious
, should on experiment be found greatly deficient and inadequate to the purpose it was intended to answer.
All were fully engrossed with the affairs of the day; Athos could not therefore have chosen a more inauspicious
moment to speak of his friends -- poor atoms, lost in that raging whirlwind.
To secure the full effect of so fundamental a provision against all evasion and subterfuge, it is necessary that its construction should be committed to that tribunal which, having no local attachments, will be likely to be impartial between the different States and their citizens, and which, owing its official existence to the Union, will never be likely to feel any bias inauspicious
to the principles on which it is founded.
In the valley of Typee ice-creams would never be rendered less acceptable by sudden frosts, nor would picnic parties be deferred on account of inauspicious
snowstorms: for there day follows day in one unvarying round of summer and sunshine, and the whole year is one long tropical month of June just melting into July.
Unfortunately, it was the time of the finest and longest days of the year, and the moon, in all her brilliancy, succeeded inauspicious
A wise nation will combine all these considerations; and, whilst it does not rashly preclude itself from any resource which may become essential to its safety, will exert all its prudence in diminishing both the necessity and the danger of resorting to one which may be inauspicious
to its liberties.
He began to reflect upon the events that had passed; they were numerous and inauspicious
. It was scarcely eleven o'clock in the morning, and yet this morning had already brought him into disgrace with M.
It seemed a horrible thing to hurry on the inauspicious
match, and not to give the poor creature time to think and reason on the irrevocable step she was about to take.
This was an inauspicious
commencement for an evening from which so much happiness had been anticipated, but Mrs.
Remember, my child, it was in our very infancy; we had neither mills, nor grain, nor roads, nor often clearings; we had nothing of increase but the mouths that were to be fed: for even at that inauspicious
moment the restless spirit of emigration was not idle; nay, the general scarcity which extended to the East tended to increase the number of adventurers.”