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Sample sentences for the GRE study word halcyon

halcyon can be used as a adj
halcyon can be used as a noun

1.The brooding and blissful halcyon day. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.Expect Saint Martin's summer, halcyon days. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.Renege, affirm, and turn their halcyon beak. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.He had been a pioneer in California, and could narrate many a strange tale of fortunes made and fortunes lost in those wild, halcyon days. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
5."Yes," he said again, "stronger, more evil, and more profound also more beautiful"--and thereby the tempter-god smiled with his halcyon smile, as though he had just paid some charming compliment. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
6.It was different with Felix Mendelssohn, that halcyon master, who, on account of his lighter, purer, happier soul, quickly acquired admiration, and was equally quickly forgotten as the beautiful EPISODE of German music. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
7.The kitchen, the butler's pantry, the servants' hall, the entrance hall, were equally alive and the saloons were only left void and still when the blue sky and halcyon sunshine of the genial spring weather called their occupants out into the grounds. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8."In the winter, beneath the halcyon sky of Nice, which then looked down upon me for the first time in my life, I found the third 'Zarathustra'--and came to the end of my task the whole having occupied me scarcely a year. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

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