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Bode

 

a river in the German Democratic Republic; left tributary of the Saale (Elbe basin). Length, 160 km; basin area, 3,300 sq km. Rises in two streams on the eastern slopes of the Hartz, flowing in a picturesque narrow valley. Reservoirs and hydroelectric power plants are located in its upper reaches. The cities of Thale, Oschersleben, and Strasfurt are located on the river.

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Meanwhile the fleet runner Antilochus, who had been sent as messenger, reached Achilles, and found him sitting by his tall ships and boding that which was indeed too surely true.
The night hawk, wheeling about in the highest regions of the air, emitted his peevish, boding cry.
At the end of three hours of boding suspense, they came back and said the Emperor would receive us at noon the next day-- would send carriages for us--would hear the address in person.
No boding fears were expressed, but I was grown timid and despondent, and could not help fearing that some dreadful calamity awaited us there.
And the story tells how the boding sorrow that Deirdre felt fulfilled itself, and how they were betrayed, and how the brothers fought and died, and how Deirdre mourned until