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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AEON

It seemed as if he had reached sanctuary after an aeon of chaos.

After what seemed an aeon, they saw that it was daylight outside.

When it was spent, they would rest for aeon, then stir again.

For a moment that had to Letty the air of an aeon, Godfrey stood peering.

Eight years have elapsed since that day and this writing—an aeon in this rapidly moving Republic of ours.

An aeon might have elapsed since he had walked down the white marble of its aisle toward the crouching figure in the pew.

And he says that this world (aeon) was constructed defectively by Dominions and Principalities of evil.

Don't you remember what happened to the passengers of the Aeon, when that steamer was wrecked on Christmas Island?

Given such a culture-hero, the common herd was capable of carrying on more or less mechanically for an aeon or so.

This victory inaugurates the entrance of the “aeon to come,” in which the faithful Jews would enter their inheritance.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s; see eon.

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