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halcyon
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  • That was the most illogical Thanksgiving he could ever remember spending, and his thoughts returned wishfully to his halcyon fourteen-day quarantine in the hospital the year before; but even that idyll had ended on a tragic note; he was still in good health when the quarantine period was over, and they told him again that he had to get out and go to war.

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  • It was used for more things than family reunions, however: Negroes played basketball there, the Klan met there in its halcyon days, and a great tournament was held in Atticus’s time in which the gentlemen of the county jousted for the honor of carrying their ladies into Maycomb for a great banquet.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • This is a little exhibition we used to tour around the Continent back in the halcyon days.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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