noun, plural ei·do·la [ahy-doh-luh], /aɪˈdoʊ lə/, ei·do·lons.
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In the background of all we fancy a hideous Eidolon, from whose side even the damned recoil in loathing.Guy Livingstone;|George A. Lawrence
Whichever way she turned the eidolon of Caroline met her as a bar to all further progress in her design upon the Intendant.The Golden Dog|William Kirby
I could thus see myself, gazing through my dream eyes on my eidolon, as if it were only a reflection in a mirror.She and I, Volume 2|John Conroy Hutcheson
The Homeric solution is to divide the man, or to double him, into his shade (eidolon) and his self.Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider
But if any one likes let us leave him a mere Eidolon, an earlier "Great Unknown."A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1|George Saintsbury