Examples from the Web for timon
But greater visitants than a poor steward were about to interrupt the savage quiet of Timon's solitude.Tales from Shakespeare|Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
The priest, supposing Mr. Timon had made a mistake, ran after him, and overtook him in the street.
He taught, as it appears, somewhat obscurely at Athens, and for successor had Timon.Initiation into Philosophy|Emile Faguet
Timon of Athens, a wealthy, over-generous man, gives to his friends so lavishly that he ruins himself.William Shakespeare|John Masefield
A jeweler who sold him a diamond pretended that it was not quite perfect till Timon wore it.Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare|E. Nesbit
Word Origin and History for timon
"misanthrope," from Timon, name of a misanthrope who lived in Athens during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 B.C.E.), hero of Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens."