Definitions

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  • v. make famous forever

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A miracle which would endow the family with fresh life: a miracle which would eternise the glorious name of Boccanera by enabling an innumerable posterity of valiant ones and faithful ones to spring from that young couple!

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris

  • He there found the same passion for splendour and domination, the same craving to eternise the memory of Roman greatness in marble and daylight.

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris

  • Of all that number he alone had the genius to "here eternise on earth" his joy -- but many millions have had souls to join religiously in the hymns he chanted.

    Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2

  • [4615] eternise his own name, to be immortal by the benefit of scholars; for when his friends were dead, walls decayed, and all inscriptions gone, books would remain to the world's end.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Taluable pages, bave contributed to eternise the fame of it j 1 conceived that it may be agreeable to you to be furnished with some of the

    Sporting Magazine

  • This other fenrM but to eternise woe 5 io Till I provided death $ fo death becomet His final remedy, and after life Try'd in fharp tribulation, and refin'd By faith and faithful works, to fecond life,

    The Works of the English Poets.: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical

  • "Howsoever, Love in this age hath behaved himself in that loose manner as it is counted a disgrace to give him but a kind look, yet I take the passion in itself to be of that honor and credit, as it is a perfect resemblance of the greatest happiness, and rightly valued at his just price (in a mind that is sincerely and truly amorous), an affection of greatest virtue and able of himself to eternise the meanest vassal."

    Elizabethan Sonnet Cycles Phillis - Licia

  • We should begin here to eternise God’s name, and do that work on earth which we shall be always doing in heaven.

    The Ten Commandments

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