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- literary form of even
- ‘Tis serfitude pure and simple, e'en as the words of Kipling echo about my head.’
- ‘Atop his head was a headdress of leaves; his skin was painted a dark tincture of blue, and his fair eyes shone e'en from that distance as surely as his throwing-spear was pointed with a true-sharp arrowhead.’
- ‘‘My good young man, eat up,’ said the priest, his face silhouetted, e'en for a dearth of sunlight to cast shadows in the cell-room.’
- ‘Dalmius nursed the invigorating fire-drink from a horn-flask, ensconced in leather, e'en as his thin hands trembled.’
- ‘Beyond, the temple was larger than it had looked, e'en to the trained hunter's gaze; a sickly air of the amber-light pervaded the columns of the temple, emanating like some swamp-illness from the cyclopean ruins of the moon-deity.’
- Scottish form of even
- ‘And indeed, as all the legends tell, the fair Queen Bev of Connacht, e'en while still a young lass, worked industriously as she was taught, her fingers nimbly placing figures in far off shores.’
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