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After what seemed an aeon, they saw that it was daylight outside.
THE CALL OF THE BEAVER PATROLV. T. SHERMAN
Don't you remember what happened to the passengers of the Aeon, when that steamer was wrecked on Christmas Island?
BY RIGHT OF CONQUESTARTHUR HORNBLOW
The Mesozoic time certainly terminated with the Cretaceous, and what follows belongs to a distinct aeon.
THE STORY OF THE EARTH AND MANJ. W. DAWSON
He himself hopes along with his followers to live to see the decisive turn of things, the dawn of the new and better aeon.
THE CHRISTJOHN ELEAZER REMSBURG
Given such a culture-hero, the common herd was capable of carrying on more or less mechanically for an aeon or so.
PROGRESS AND HISTORYVARIOUS
This victory inaugurates the entrance of the “aeon to come,” in which the faithful Jews would enter their inheritance.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 2VARIOUS
For a moment, precious as an aeon, she held her hands upon me—then slowly opened her eyes.
WILFRID CUMBERMEDEGEORGE MACDONALD
And he says that this world (aeon) was constructed defectively by Dominions and Principalities of evil.
SIMON MAGUSGEORGE ROBERT STOW MEAD
Eight years have elapsed since that day and this writing—an aeon in this rapidly moving Republic of ours.
A MODERN CHRONICLE, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
An aeon might have elapsed since he had walked down the white marble of its aisle toward the crouching figure in the pew.
THE INSIDE OF THE CUP, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL

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