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In the background of all we fancy a hideous Eidolon, from whose side even the damned recoil in loathing.
GUY LIVINGSTONE;GEORGE A. LAWRENCE
Whichever way she turned the eidolon of Caroline met her as a bar to all further progress in her design upon the Intendant.
THE GOLDEN DOGWILLIAM KIRBY
I could thus see myself, gazing through my dream eyes on my eidolon, as if it were only a reflection in a mirror.
SHE AND I, VOLUME 2JOHN CONROY HUTCHESON
The Homeric solution is to divide the man, or to double him, into his shade (eidolon) and his self.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
But if any one likes let us leave him a mere Eidolon, an earlier "Great Unknown."
A HISTORY OF THE FRENCH NOVEL, VOL. 1GEORGE SAINTSBURY
The house exists still, or the shell of it—the ghost of old Wenderholme, its appearance, its eidolon!
WENDERHOLMEPHILIP GILBERT HAMERTON
Accounts say that it was her double, or eidolon, which figured at Troy.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 65, NO. 400, FEBRUARY, 1849VARIOUS
She seemed to see it before her eyes--a purple eidolon, a parallelogram in shape.
THE PRECIPICEELIA WILKINSON PEATTIE
How could he have dared even raise her imagined eidolon for his thoughts to deal withal?
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 20, AUGUST 1877VARIOUS
And there were other friends of the eidolon in England and inaccessible, whose letters of welcome awaited me at Gravesend.
THE RETROSPECTADA CAMBRIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO EIDOLON

  • apparitions
  • appearances
  • banshees
  • daemons
  • demons
  • devils
  • eidolons
  • ethereal beings
  • haunts
  • incorporeal beings
  • kelpies
  • manes
  • phantasms
  • phantoms
  • poltergeists
  • revenants
  • shades
  • shadows
  • souls
  • specters
  • spooks
  • vampires
  • visions
  • visitors
  • wraiths
  • zombies
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