golden age


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a time period when some activity or skill was at its peak

any period (sometimes imaginary) of great peace and prosperity and happiness

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(classical mythology) the first and best age of the world, a time of ideal happiness, prosperity, and innocence

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They were the only tears, except my own, I ever saw in that Golden Age.
Then good-bye and good-bye, and charming occasion worthy of the Golden Age, and more about the flitch of bacon, and the like of that; and Twemlow goes staggering across Piccadilly with his hand to his forehead, and is nearly run down by a flushed lettercart, and at last drops safe in his easy-chair, innocent good gentleman, with his hand to his forehead still, and his head in a whirl.
Phoebe's Indian cakes were the sweetest offering of all,--in their hue befitting the rustic altars of the innocent and golden age,--or, so brightly yellow were they, resembling some of the bread which was changed to glistening gold when Midas tried to eat it.
It was a pity they were not in that golden age of childhood when they would have stood face to face, eyeing each other with timid liking, then given each other a little butterfly kiss, and toddled off to play together.
THE market for today's feature points to age before beauty, but Beauty Prince is a tempting alternative as The Golden Age bids to punch his ticket for the BWW Hong Kong Derby in the Siu Sai Wan Handicap at 1.
A Golden Age will obviously confer bonuses while a Dark Age will provide plenty of headaches for you to work through.
If we learned anything from the research, it was how incredibly important and how widespread humour was in the Golden Age in Dutch culture, but also in painting," said Anna Tummers, one of the show's curators at the museum, in an interview a few weeks before the opening.
Bailey's Reggie Fortune and the Golden Age of Detective Fiction
BaileyAEs character Reggie Fortune in the context of Golden Age detective fiction from the late 1910s and the middle of the 1940s.
But, by the '70s, another golden age galvanized local viewers and international festival audiences with the 'engaged' movies of Lino Brocka, Ishmael Bernal and their cinematic company.
Levinson is an economics writer whose books have chronicled the rise of two Golden Age phenomena--the first nationally integrated supermarket (A&P), and the shipping container.
The Danish Golden Age is commonly accepted as the cultural surge in the first half of the 19th century.
Grant will join a line-up of West End dancers and singers in paying homage to the glitz and glamour of the golden age of Hollywood movies.
THE UK should be living through a golden age of investment in infrastructure but risks "squandering" the opportunity, a business leader has warned.
Canadian Pacific: The Golden Age of Travel" is a sumptuously illustrated history of a company whose story is integral to the Golden Age of Travel.