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An oracle was, in the words of the Second Doctor, "a fount of wisdom". (PROSE: The Roundheads) Oracles at least supposedly had prophetic powers, messengers of God. (PROSE: The Taint) Jamie McCrimmon thought it was "a kind of wee boat". (PROSE: The Roundheads)

The Pythia knew a web of thought connected every augurer and oracle in the universe, and she predicted that a time would come when it would be broken. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible) Thessalia had an oracle in House Ixion before the Imperator Presidency; he had a sharp bright scar and intelligent eyes, and his mouth was a white smile full of long teeth beneath his dark hood. His people hated the rituals of the Great Houses, and they vanished from the world before the War. (PROSE: The Return of the King) The boy who would grow up to become Lord Yellow Dog of the Thirty-One Cuts told Larissa that during his nighttime explorations in House Ixion, he saw nighttime meetings of wild things who hid sharp teeth and claws in their dark robes. (PROSE: Newtons Sleep)

The oracles of ancient Greece could prophesy anything anything except their own futures; the Eighth Doctor compared them to Time Lords in this manner. (PROSE: Alien Bodies) Plato did not believe in prophecy, and found oracles to be rubbish, and anyone who believed them to be incredibly gullible. (PROSE: The Spindle of Necessity)

People often thought the Doctor and his companions to be oracles because of their seemingly impossible knowledge of the future. (PROSE: The Roundheads, The Adventuress of Henrietta Street)

The Duke of Sighs talked of his oracle often. His oracle was aware that both Anji Kapoor and Fitz Kreiner came from far, far away. (PROSE: Grimm Reality)

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