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This review was called the closing of the lustrum, because it was accompanied with sacrifices and purifications named lustrations.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
The term lustrum was applied to the interval of five years between two censuses.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
Then I sicken at the idea of having Strauss in my head and on my hands for a lustrum, instead of saying good-bye to him in a year.
A meditative man in his sixth lustrum can be very happy with pruning-hook and shears among his young trees.
THE FAT OF THE LANDJOHN WILLIAMS STREETER
Why, you will have a million, not in a decade, but in a lustrum.
Hector Garret had his girl wife at Otter, and very sunny her existence was for the lustrum of that honeymoon.
Thus it is, that nine-tenths of the Catos you mention are forgotten, even by name, every political lustrum.
THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
I rejoin that I know not but you may have cut Blackwood—even as a subscriber—a whole lustrum ago.
Within the first lustrum of his residence there Hearn had grasped the truth, and expressed it in a metaphor.
According to Plutarch, a cat placed in a lustrum denoted the moon, illustrating the mutual symbology.
MOON LORETIMOTHY HARLEY

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