Usage examples for auspicious

  1. " They waited for an auspicious time. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  2. Come, this was a well- discharged and auspicious bout. – Cynthia's Revels by Ben Jonson
  3. There are two kings among them, which is auspicious, for kings must be placed sometime at the top. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  4. Whenthe Minister returned to the presence, the King sought of him the story of the Man whose caution slew him and he said, " Hear, O auspicious King, The Tale of the Man whose Caution Slew Him. – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  5. Fate was truly auspicious. – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  6. He had three guests with him on this auspicious day. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  7. She intended to keep me as a profound secret until the auspicious day; but her plan was really defeated by several unlucky mishaps. – Tales of the Toys, Told by Themselves by Frances Freeling Broderip
  8. The announcement of this auspicious vision filled the crowd with joy, and at nightfall they embarked, flushed with anticipated victories. – Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour by Francis Parkman
  9. Timber, although not plentiful or very large, was to be had close to the spot where they proposed to erect their fort; game of all kinds swarmed in the mountains in abundance; and the lakes and rivers were well stocked with excellent fish: so that, upon the whole, they considered that they had made an auspicious commencement to their sojourn in the land of the Esquimaux. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. And the subsequent life the righteous entered into, and you will readily perceive that both refer to the destruction of Jerusalem and the commencement of Christ's auspicious reign. – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  11. It was an auspicious moment, and Morrow seized upon it. – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  12. With these auspicious words he turned over the object upon his hand doubtfully. – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah
  13. A pleasant peace reigned through the house, the girl sat waiting at his side, the moment looked auspicious, the desire grew irresistible, and he yielded to it. – Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  14. For these reasons, one November morning the Constellation Company, hoping they would soon meet again, under more auspicious circumstances, bade each other good- bye at the railway station. – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  15. The first John Mattock was a representative of his time; he moved when the country was moving, and in the right direction, finding himself at the auspicious moment upon a line of rail. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  16. And the latter added: " That's where we gain a day in our lives- and to think that Bob and I were asleep at that auspicious moment!" – Around the World in Ten Days by Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  17. I have heard him more than once declare, with emphasis, that the outlook for the advancement of America was not auspicious. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  18. A most auspicious beginning had thus been made. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  19. Surely no day could have been more auspicious for her coming to Dare? – Macleod of Dare by William Black