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  • n. Plural form of eidolon.

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Examples

  • Barbatus said, "What you call eidolons are not ghosts, but beings maintained in existence by some external source of energy.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • Both ACs and eidolons should have 1 HD per master level, period.

    New Paizo Class Playtests Continue « Geek Related

  • If familiars, animal companions, eidolons, special mounts, etc. used some same rules, then it would be a lot easier. mxyzplk

    New Paizo Class Playtests Continue « Geek Related

  • Foggy Dribble made his debut, joining the ranks of such pseudonymic magazine eidolons as "the English Opium Eater,"

    "Wedded to Books': Bibliomania and the Romantic Essayists

  • Quentin whispered, "He is sending the animal humors and motive spirits out from his arms and forming eidolons in midair to impersonate his hands, which he moves by virtue of those humors."

    Orphans of Chaos

  • For an instant I wondered wildly whether eidolons could weep at all.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • Sometimes, as I suppose everyone has noticed, talking of absent persons seems to summon them up like eidolons.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

  • A few pale, phosphorescent gleams, that seemed to be wandering in the air, I was convinced were only the remembrances of the optic nerve, -- eidolons of the retina; but they seemed to some extent plastic to my thoughts, and ready to become the subjective creations of the brain, outlined in the dark.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 122, December, 1867

  • From those fallen stones, Memory-glorious old architect -- rears a fabric wondrously beautiful; peoples it with eidolons white and purple-robed, and gleaming jewel-gemmed; or, iron armed, glistening with flashing light from polished steel -- heroes and slaves, conquerors and conquered; my blood no longer flows to the slow, jerking measure of a nineteenth-century piece of mechanism, but freely, fully, and completely.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 3, March, 1862

  • Palaces and gold, fame and power -- these by thy gods, O! Israel -- mere fly-specked eidolons worthy no man's worship.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 12

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