Origin of athenaeum
Examples from the Web for athenaeum
He said I ought to belong to the Athenaeum, and he would propose me, and the committee would elect me as a matter of course.Endymion|Benjamin Disraeli
Your helping me into the Athenaeum has not been thrown away, and I enjoy it the more because I fully expected to detest it.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)|Charles Darwin
The Athenaeum a fortnight since drew forth a batch of these jests with antique humour richly dight, and here they are.
If you should hear who writes in the "Athenaeum" I wish you would tell me.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)|Charles Darwin
A poem on the death of a friend's child appeared in the Athenaeum , and there the new volumes were warmly praised.