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  • adj. halcyon; calm

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Halcyon; calm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Halcyon; calm.


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  • Ut non sit inde enatandi copia, no halcyonian times, wherein a man can hold himself secure, or agree with his present estate; but as Boethius infers, [1760] there is something in every one of us which before trial we seek, and having tried abhor: [1761] we earnestly wish, and eagerly covet, and are eftsoons weary of it.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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