Upon this, the king did neither rebuke them nor reject their impious flattery. But, as he presently afterwards looked up, he saw an owl sitting on a certain rope over his head, and immediately understood that this bird was the messenger of ill tidings,...
The works of Flavius Josephus. To which are added, 3 dissertations. Tr. by W ... - Page 158
by Flavius Josephus - 1814
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