Sentence Examples with the word portent

Lydgate passed as a portent of learning, and, according to Bale, he pursued his studies not only at both the English universities but in France and Italy.

C'est au moins ce que le resultat de mes connaissances et de mes reflexions me portent a penser.

The barghest was essentially a nocturnal spectre, and its appearance was regarded as a portent of death.

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Phlegon may have had grounds for dating the Bithynian earthquake in that year, and have brought the dateless portent into connexion with the dated one.