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  • n. Plural form of bodement.

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Examples

  • Lie there, mysterious scroll, '' he added, thrusting it under the pile of cushions; ` ` strange are thy bodements and fatal, since, even when true in themselves, they work upon those who attempt to decipher their meaning all the effects of falsehood.

    The Talisman

  • Not with thee will the stars confer; and thy dreams are foul with revelries obscene, not solemn and haunted with the bodements of things to come!

    Harold : the Last of the Saxon Kings — Volume 08

  • 'Sweet bodements! good!' cried Macbeth; 'who can unfix the forest, and move it from its earth-bound roots?

    Tales from Shakespeare

  • Sweet bodements [316] -- good -- but we must not reckon our chickens before they are hatched, though they are chipping the shell now.

    The Journal of Sir Walter Scott From the Original Manuscript at Abbotsford

  • All, I believe, have some natural desire to consider these unusual impressions as bodements of good or evil to come.

    The Journal of Sir Walter Scott From the Original Manuscript at Abbotsford

  • My fears and bodements were dispersed with the dark, and I went into the fields, not merely to perform the duties of the day, but to ruminate on plans for the future.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Lie there, mysterious scroll,” he added, thrusting it under the pile of cushions; “strange are thy bodements and fatal, since, even when true in themselves, they work upon those who attempt to decipher their meaning all the effects of falsehood. —

    The Talisman

  • -- depopulation; for of late years we have heard a great deal of the returning life and prosperity of the place; and Mr. Valery, I observe, retracts his earlier bodements of a speedy extinction of what little glimmer of light he still saw.

    From the Easy Chair — Volume 01

  • "O Gurth, Heaven hath sent thee to me, I know well, though I cannot explain to thee why, for I cannot explain it to myself; but know I do, by the mysterious bodements of my own soul, that some great danger is at this moment encircling thy brother Harold.

    Harold : the Last of the Saxon Kings — Volume 08

  • "Sweet bodements! good!" cried Macbeth; "who can unfix the forest, and move it from its earth-bound roots?

    Tales from Shakespeare

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