Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Later, suffering on the cross, Jesus spoke words from Psalm 22: “Eloi, eloi, lama sabachthani…”

    Beginner’s Grace

  • Eloi, eloi—my God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

    Beginner’s Grace

  • There is very good evidence to suggest that humans are evolving into two species, the eloi and the morlocks.

    Ardi is a million years older than Lucy - The Panda's Thumb

  • I clench when I read this, and I suffer visions of H.G. Wells, the eloi and the morlocks.

    More Aesthetics

  • -------- When H.G. Wells wrote his novel "The Time Machine" in 1895, he predicted a future where the human race split into two descen - dent races: the simple and frail and handsome eloi race, who have no intellectual curiosity, and the morlock race, who are muscular and hairy and brutish and live in the dark and run the hidden machinery that provides for the easy life of the eloi.

    Your Future Is Foreclosed

  • -------- And the morlocks are always hungry, so whenever they find an opportunity to capture and eat one of the eloi, they do so.

    Your Future Is Foreclosed

  • The classic 2R cigar cutter from Eloi was designed for the jeweler Cartier and features a C-shaped body made of brushed steel with a satin finish (€172; eloi. net).

    Where There’s Smoke…

  • I think that what the computer has done is to transfer vast amounts of passive media participants into active ones, but their will always be a certain percentage of eloi among the moorlocks.

    Greasemonkeying with Reality

  • They are obviously too stupid to domesticate humans a la the eloi and the morlocks, right?

    31 Days of Zombie!, Day 29: Day of the Dead (George A. Romero, 1985)

  • We wouldn't know what Jesus did or didn't say in Aramaic apart from his dying words, "eloi, eloi, lama sabachthani" because the Gospels are written in Greek.

    Why does Andrew Sullivan keep talking about me without linking to me?

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.