- n. Plural form of aeon.
“What the squirrel has perfected over the aeons is a combination of deception and footwork that matches the predators 'tactics.”
“For Valentinus was the author of foul and foolish imaginations; beside the chief God, he invented a whole household of deities and countless powers called aeons, and taught that our Lord Jesus Christ was a development mysteriously brought about by a secret action of will.”
“This noun cannot mean eternity for it is repeatedly used by St. Paul in the plural "aeons" and "aeons of aeons.”
“The word "aeons" was probably not used in the technical sense of the latter”
“Paul opposes to their "aeons," the "King of the aeons (so the”
“Had her aeons of suppressed longing given birth to these traceries, insubstantial proofs of her wanton passions?”
“But the program had kept running through the primordial maelstrom, and it had survived all the cataclysms of the following aeons.”
“I would hazard a guess that they have not nabbed a would-be hijacker for aeons, but they've made life miserable for countless thousands of passengers, confiscating everything from salad dressing to nailclippers (the latter are apparently now permitted, no one having attempted to use one as a weapon recently), and getting, as noted, up close and personal.”
“Genetic engineering artificially and imperfectly alters the germ of life latent in the seeds that have sustained us all for aeons and aeons on this fragile Mother Earth, with many known and yet-unknown consequences.”
“Linnaeus and Lamarque were working on pre-Darwinian theories of evolution, and they regarded amber as vital evidence of the changes which animals and vegetables undergo in the course of many aeons.”
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