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Haruspices

 

in ancient Rome, priest-diviners who based their predictions on the inspection of the entrails of sacrificial animals and also interpreted natural phenomena (thunder, lightning, and so forth). The Romans borrowed the custom of haruspicy from the Etruscans.

haruspices

ancient Etruscan seers who divined the future from the entrails of animals. [Rom. Hist.: EB, IV: 933]
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I feel something of a haruspex as I pack away the kit at the end of the session A Roman augur predicting what lies ahead By inspecting the entrails of sacrificed animals A latter day soothsayer with my little kit of divine prophecy Without any knowledge of the outcome of my uttered divination.
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