Age, Old Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Age, Old

  1. Alberich 500 years old, but still child-sized. [Ger. Legend: Walsh Classical, 13]
  2. Chuffey old clerk. [Br. Lit.: Martin Chuzzlewit]
  3. Cumaean sibyl was granted long life by Apollo; when she rejected his love, he withheld eternal youth and she withered away. [Gk. Myth.: Metamorphoses, 14]
  4. Darby and Joan happily settled elderly couple. [Br. Ballad: Brewer Dictionary, 300]
  5. Elli personification of Old Age, he out-wrestled Thor. [Norse Myth.: Edith Hamilton Mythology]
  6. Ezekiel portrayed with flowing white beard. [Art: Hall, 118]
  7. Father Time personification of the old year. [Folklore: Misc.]
  8. Geritol leading brand of tonic for geriatric health. [Trade marks: Crowley Trade, 230]
  9. Matlock, Lucinda vigorous old woman dies at 96, scorning the degeneracy around her. [Am. Poetry: Masters Spoon River Anthology]
  10. Methuselah oldest man mentioned in Bible. [O.T.: Genesis 5:27]
  11. Parr, Thomas husbandman; lived through reigns of ten sovereigns. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 805]
  12. Philemon and Baucis fabled aged couple. [Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
  13. Prufrock, J. Alfred “I grow old, I grow old.” [Br. Lit.: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” in Hart, 497]
  14. Rabbi Ben Ezra Browning’s poem about old age. [Br. Poetry: Benét, 836]
  15. Storks’ Law obliged children to maintain their needy parents in old age. [Rom. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 862]
  16. Superannuated Man, The Charles Lamb’s essay on his growing infirmities and subsequent retirement. [Br. Lit.: Lamb, Charles in Benét, 563]
  17. Tithonus granted immortality but not eternal youth; continually got older. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz]