They recall the prophesy that a soothsayer named Calchas had once made about the future.
His clipped prophecy held the authority of a soothsayer .
In the room next door, a soothsayer was telling people's fortunes - and it's safe to assume the future she's prophesying for her country is not a happy one.
I have always been careful to say that I'm not a soothsayer , I can't tell into the future what will happen.
I want to ask you a very simple question: unless you are a soothsayer or a clairvoyant how did you work out the result of that vote, given that only one person said no and no one said yes?
Only a soothsayer might predict the course of future budgets and funding patterns.
Closer inspection reveals the soothsayer had made a typically vague prophecy that a ‘very large robbery’ would take place across the water.
That's better left to soothsayers and their modern equivalent, the legions of ‘political analysts’ of the 24-hour news cycle.
A new breed of soothsayers has already been prophesying the virtual demise of the Indian manufacturing industry.
After the birth, soothsayers were consulted to speak about the child's future and offerings were made to the ancestors.