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lasting for an .
Historical Examples

The unity of our own France was forged by agelong struggles between the separate provinces.
The Forerunners Romain Rolland

In his own spirit is enacted the agelong world-drama of toil.
The Gate of Appreciation Carleton Noyes

Such consequences, so wide-spread and agelong, can follow from the story of but one life.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 1 A. Maclaren

In this the modern European is the heir of an agelong tradition.
Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan Clement A. Miles

I do not propose here to reopen the agelong dispute between free will and determinism, which seems to me largely verbal.
The Forerunners Romain Rolland

The yellow, blinkless eyes, with knife-edge pupils, flashed with the hate of agelong feud as I edged against the wall.
Tropic Days E. J. Banfield

You have but emerged from primitive conditions: we have a literature, a priesthood, an agelong history and a polity.
Ulysses James Joyce


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