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Voters, many too young remember, were partly seduced by the 64-year-old’s misleading presentation of his late father’s dictatorial rule as a halcyon economic age to be revived.Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s Vague Approach to the Philippine Economy Is Making Investors Nervous|Chad de Guzman / Manila|May 13, 2022|Time
The tracks take me back to my youth and to simpler days, a complete halcyon era.Pandemic playlists: Songs (and podcasts) that got us through coronavirus lockdown|Seb Joseph|July 26, 2021|Digiday
Back in the halcyon pre-pandemic days of summer 2019, 69 percent of Americans said they planned to attend a barbecue to celebrate the Fourth of July according to a Monmouth University poll from June of that year.It’s A ‘Shot Girl Summer.’ But America Is Still Not Fully Back To Normal.|Kaleigh Rogers|July 2, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
As we start to see the possible glimmer of a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, another summer is nearly upon us in all its halcyon glory.
Now, The Lyle Hotel and Lyle’s evoke the former halcyon days as the Hotel Carlyle.
In retrospect, 2009 and 2010 were halcyon days in the Middle East, now that we seem just one horseman short of an apocalypse.
The halcyon days of Wolf, the third-wave feminist revolutionary and author of The Beauty Myth (1990), seem far, far away.From ISIS to Ebola, What Has Made Naomi Wolf So Paranoid?|Michael Moynihan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Without a bribed official, a halcyon, or eagle, will watch the entry point with binoculars for patterns and opportunities.The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico|Nick Romeo|August 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The mixed-media collection evokes nostalgia for halcyon days through fragmented images of the past.Karen Kilimnik’s Magical Fantasyland, From Ballet to Baroque|Claire Stern|March 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On the Impossible Past will transport you back to your halcyon, angsty teenage years.Best Music Albums of 2012: Frank Ocean, Taylor Swift, and More|Marlow Stern|December 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Relatively, it touches those old times when religious houses, with their quaintly-trimmed orders, were in their halcyon days.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
And yet subsequent generations have viewed with unconcern this halcyon period in the history of art.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
This is the halcyon period of primers, introductions, handbooks, manuals.
Do you know the periods when the Mediterranean is troubled, and when the wintry halcyon days come?The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
Sleighing parties from Wheeling frequented this old tavern in the halcyon days of the road, and were handsomely entertained.The Old Pike|Thomas B. Searight
British Dictionary definitions for halcyon
- a fortnight of calm weather during the winter solstice
- a period of peace and happiness