Origin of eventide
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Let us walk up, at eventide, to the top of the hill behind the town.Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land</p>
Henry Van Dyke
An old woodcutter on a fallen tree at eventide—that was all his theme.
And the songs which at eventide they used to hear, in their native tongue, where are they?Napoleon the Little
Hence, like the patriarch, I went out to meditate at the eventide.
They played and won at noon: they played and won at eventide.The Christmas Books
William Makepeace Thackeray
- archaic, or poetic another word for evening
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Word Origin and History for eventide
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