Origin of Elysian
Examples from the Web for elysian
But nothing damped my ardor; no amount of soakings could make me think that camping-ground was not an Elysian field.Tenting on the Plains|Elizabeth B. Custer
It recalls the remembrance of the patriarchal life, and the poetical descriptions of the Elysian fields.
Can I believe that the former will go to the Elysian fields and the latter to the Tartarus.'Pagan Origin of Partialist Doctrines|John Claudius Pitrat
And Anne, living in the Elysian Fields, did not care to leave them for the dreary land outside their borders.Johnny Ludlow, Second Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Instead of laughter, weeping; instead of dancing, agonizing pain; instead of Elysian dreams, ominous nightmares.Catastrophe and Social Change|Samuel Henry Prince
1570s, from Greek Elysion pedion "Elysian field," where heroes and the virtuous live after death, from a pre-Greek word of unknown origin.