æternal

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æternal (not comparable)

  1. obsolete spelling of eternal
    • 1683, John Pordage, Jane Lead, and Edward Hooker (editor), Theologia mystica, or The mystic divinitie of the æternal invisibles, viz. the archetypous globe, or the original globe, or world of all globes, worlds, essences, centers, elements, principles and creations whatsoever. A work never exstant before. By a person of qualitie JPMD., main title , (self-published)
      Theologia mystica, or The mystic divinitie of the æternal invisibles, viz. the archetypous globe, or the original globe, or world of all globes, worlds, essences, centers, elements, principles and creations whatsoever.
    • 1824, James Ellice, Æternal life, or, A future state the universal doctrine of the sacred [], main title
      Æternal life, or, A future state the universal doctrine of the sacred []
    • 2005, Henrik Moller, Virginia, pages 186–187 (Lulu.com; ISBN 1411667638, 9781411667631)
      “Then did we bury those who by the savages had been murtherèd. And so my mother did I prepare for her æternal rest. From her face did I wash the blood and lay her at her peace, and at her side my brother William and —” Virginia choked back a sob then went on in a whisper. “And my Little Shadow, mine Elizabeth, with her lamb o’ rags and stuffing in her arms fore’er held.”