month of Sundays, a
A long time, as in I haven't seen Barbara in a month of Sundays. This expression, which would literally mean thirty weeks, has been used hyperbolically since it was first recorded in 1832. One writer suggests it originally connoted a long dreary time, since games and other kinds of amusement used to be forbidden on Sunday.
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ROME — What does it take for a Hollywood A-lister to get a private audience with Pope Francis?Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A Charlie Hebdo reporter said that security provision had been relaxed in the last month or so and the police car disappeared.
The month of May will see an Irish referendum on the legalization of same-sex marriage.
As he tried to make his way through a crowd of mourners late last month, he looked preoccupied and even disoriented.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Beast has followed some of the refugees who landed in Sicily a month ago.
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The Father had been in sore straits of mind, as month after month had passed without tidings of his "blessed child."Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
After an eight weeks' siege, a breach having been made, the city surrendered, and a month later the fort followed the example.
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini