Thursday, March 10, 2016

ominous & quarter

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

The bitterness with which he spoke was ominous of what was to come. He led her off to his own quarters, and, sitting on the edge of a brass-bound table, looking uncommonly like a seagull, with her white tapering body and thin alert face, Mrs. Dalloway had to listen to the tirade of a fanatical man.

Definition

ominous:
suggesting that sth bad is going to happen in the future.

quarter:
1. rooms that are provided for soldiers, servants, etc. to live in.

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