bygone ages

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  • I should have liked to have told you more about this bygone age of ice. Cited from Town Geology, by Charles Kingsley
  • But the laugh should be directed, not at our own country, but at the bygone age. Cited from Children's Rights, by Kate Douglas Wiggin and Nora A. Smith
  • The subject of discussion carries us at once into a bygone age. Cited from Renaissance in Italy, Vol. 1, by John Addington Symonds
  • The intellectual optimism of a bygone age is no longer possible to the modern student of human nature. Cited from The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism, by Bertrand Russell
  • We can not live upon the preaching of a bygone age. Cited from The World's Great Sermons, Volume 10 (of 10), Ed. by Grenville Kleiser
  • I was also able to tell her much about bygone ages, which information she thought, of course, I had acquired by reading. Cited from The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander, by Frank R. Stockton
  • He leaves one at the most interesting point with an enigmatical reference to a man of a bygone age. Cited from A Daughter of the Snows, by Jack London
  • This is the reason why so much of the humour of bygone ages escapes us. Cited from History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2),by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
  • There is a certain family custom in our race; it hath been founded by my ancestors of a bygone age. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1
  • The page I read; and we are backward borne far in a bygone age. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. V, Jan, 1864, Number I, by Various
  • Words and sentiments from what is now a bygone age.
  • One knows of this always, but the knowledge is never so living as in the actual presence of some witness to the life of bygone ages. Cited from Selections from Previous Works, by Samuel Butler
  • These events, it will be recalled, happened in a bygone age, before the motor superseded the horse. Cited from Punch, Vol. 156, June 18, 1919, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • I felt that in a bygone age she might have made a great priestess of the heathen gods. Cited from The Gold of the Gods, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • Many of the films can now be seen as invaluable snapshots of British life in a bygone age.
  • Tell me, do you subscribe to the Church which flourished in bygone ages? Cited from Ten Reasons Proposed. . .for Disputation, by Edmund Campion
  • The majority of the people, little interested in those half-forgotten divinities of a bygone age, made a more practical use of their former home. Cited from Ancient Man, by Hendrik Willem Van Loon
  • They were famous fortresses in their day, but, save as interesting relics of a bygone age, they are no longer of any use. Cited from Around the World on a Bicycle V1,Thomas Stevens
  • As part of the inheritance from bygone ages it cannot separate itself from the conditions of bygone ages. Cited from Folklore as an Historical Science, by George Laurence Gomme
  • He glanced up, expecting to see one of the great flying reptiles of a bygone age, his rifle ready in his hand. Cited from Out Of Time's Abyss, Edgar Rice Burroughs
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