A favorite topic with me was the popular belief in omens
-- a belief which, at this one epoch of my life, I was almost seriously disposed to defend.
I can read these omens
myself much better than you can; birds are always flying about in the sunshine somewhere or other, but they seldom mean anything.
On a day of such good omen, they shall sing as much as they like.
"With such an omen, it is even more necessary than usual that I should be there before the Chancellor comes in," said she, "for he might mention my case the first thing.
And so the journey began with the good omens
of sunshine, smiles, and cheerful words.
That man is happy and lucky in them who knows all these things and does his work without offending the deathless gods, who discerns the omens
of birds and avoids transgressions.
We boast ourselves as even better men than our fathers; we took seven-gated Thebes, though the wall was stronger and our men were fewer in number, for we trusted in the omens
of the gods and in the help of Jove, whereas they perished through their own sheer folly; hold not, then, our fathers in like honour with us."
One very interesting and rational opinion (given by Pangan Runtop of Bukit Udal) was that when you eat the bird, you are not eating the omen
, so of course you may eat it!
"My mum thinks she is our lucky omen
!" Daniel said.
Maybe that local headline was the work of a jaded typesetter about to be laid off, but certainly the omen
of this heckuva year has been the dropping of the W.
was speechless; his choices here are remarkably even-handed, an everyday camouflage concealing wondrous absurdities that summoned his familiars, including: a fascinating theme of puppetry in which the propetier examined a fair sight far more imaginable than most material eloquently dropped by the ever-so-popular temperariousness of the awkwardly committed.
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Commenting about the full Omen
range, Narayanan Venkataraman, managing director, Saudi Arabia at HP said: "The expansion of our gaming portfolio serves as testimony of our continuous commitment to the gaming community.
A clear highlight, and a favorite of the many gaming enthusiasts in attendance, was the OMEN
X 2S Laptop, which is the world's first dual-screen gaming laptop.
During the event, HP showcased the OMEN
X 2S Laptop, which the firm touts as the world's first dual-screen gaming laptop.