It was a sweltering spring bank holiday, and he had not had long to prepare for such an auspicious moment.
Your mail comes at a most auspicious moment, and the precise nature of your inquiry saves me from the rigmarole of empty theory.
It was certainly an auspicious start, and most merchants are hopeful that the worst is behind them, and that there will be better days ahead.
Guests are greeted with an oversized image of the moon maiden and tables have an infusion of auspicious red for linen.
Destiny plays a significant role at this point as the right people and opportunities come at an auspicious time when you are ready to take them on.
It was the end of an auspicious era for one of Scotland's most successful, if unheralded, sportsmen.
As mum and dad took photographs or recorded the auspicious moment on the camcorder, the youngsters played happily and tentative new friendships were formed.
While all wait for the auspicious moment to tie the knot, these bureaus are always on the move.
Timing is terribly important in the book trade and the publishers might have chosen to hold it back until a more auspicious moment.
The story said that fire was the auspicious element responsible for the success of the Han Dynasty.