Origin of horologe
Examples from the Web for horologe
Do you hear the ticking of the horologe of time with each pulsation of your heart?Child of a Century, Complete|Alfred de Musset
Horologe, (Orologe), (Horologium)A general term applied indiscriminately in old writings to any mechanism for measuring time.Time Telling through the Ages|Harry Chase Brearley
“The hour is close at hand, then,” said the master, consulting a horologe as large and as round as a full-grown orange.The Watcher|J. Sheridan Le Fanu
It was the primitive clock, the horologe of the first world.Old-Time Gardens|Alice Morse Earle
Without the slightest premonitory symptoms of astrology, and being withal no horologe consulter, I yet do love the stars.