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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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An imaginative transcription by band member Hayley Lambert of Shostakovich's The Age of Gold featured exquisite legato playing in the melancholy Adagio before ending with the well-known perky and sardonic Polka.
Perhaps some actual rulers of Zealand, occupying the later of these hall sites during the last three centuries of the first millennium, wished to shore up their prestige through stories of predecessors whom they imagined to have lived at or near that earlier hall site during a fabled Age of Gold. The methodical rebuilding of the later Lejre halls in a place associated with so many other ancient monuments--including Grydehoj, where a spectacular cremation funeral must long have been kept in mind--fuels such speculations, though they must remain no more than that.
Age of Gold Cup winner: 5-4 eight, 13-8 nine,100-30 seven, 8 eleven, 66 ten, 100 twelve.
The Age of Gold, towards which Ingres worked for most of his life, now exists only in the miniature reconstruction by Ingres himself in the Winthrop Collection of his project for the unfinished and poorly preserved fresco at the Chateau de Dampierre.
THE AGE OF GOLD The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream New York: Doubleday, 2002 549 pp., $29.95 As important as it was, the California gold rush has, strangely enough, remained outside the national experience as far as the writing of American history is concerned.
In the center of the ceiling is a scene of the Age of Gold, separated from the rest of the frescoes by a Latin inscription.
William Powell referred to the "age of gold diggers," noting that women preferred orchids because they like to "think that he paid five dollars apiece for them."(63) Carleton Smith, a frequent 1930s critic, blasted women's failure in creativity.