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Synonyms for Methuselah

(Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 years

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This year, for example, the opening Waldmeister Overture and the intriguing Methusalem Quadrille and the whimsically exotic Persian March by Johann Strauss II were among the most rewarding items on the programme.
But Methusalem answered, and said, "If I am to live but five hundred years longer, it is not worth while to build me an house; I will sleep in the air, as I have been used to do.
at the Battle of Crecy is interrupted by joking Cockney soldiers who ask "Wot about Methusalem, Taffy?
It is probably in this context that we have to try to understand the improbably long (as measured in "years") lives of Methusalem, Noah etc.
Another juvenile who will be suited by the step up in trip is the Tim Easterby-trained French Fellow, who goes for the Methusalem Median Auction Maiden Stakes (3.
A woman stay round uh store till she get old as Methusalem and still can't cut a little thing like a plug of tobacco