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Agelessness

See also Immortality.
Aggressiveness (See CONQUEST.)
Endymion
man kept immortally youthful through eternal sleep. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 91; Br. Lit.: “Endymion” in Harvey, 271]
Gray, Dorian
artist Basil Hallward’s “ideal of youth” remains young as his portrait ages. [Br. Lit.: The Picture of Dorian Gray, Magill I, 746–748]
Grecian urn
lovers depicted on it will be forever young. [Br. Poetry: Keats “Ode on a Grecian Urn”]
Little Orphan Annie
teenage heroine who has not aged since strip started (1938). [Comics: “Little Orphan Annie” in Horn, 459]
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In the momentary ellipsis, Wordsworth implants the suggestion that there is something rudimentary, fundamental, primordial, or perhaps even essential about the formation of the self that can be symbolized only by the geological agelessness of a rock.
Like her ancient Amazon sisters, Diana Prince ultimately remains a conundrum, a contradiction, an antithetical embodiment of wish-fulfillment and warning, pugnacity and pacifism, agelessness and antiquity.
Its quaint houses in narrow streets grouped around the harbour give a sense of agelessness and the port has played its own significant role in English history.
Despite Ellison's claims for the agelessness and timelessness of the novel's concerns, however, Invisible Man is a novel deeply preoccupied with time and history.
Aiming to accentuate the play's agelessness, Fish paradoxically ends up covering it in a thick layer of dust.
Crafted in pearwood, and upholstered in hemp, linen and cotton, Silvestrin's exquisitely simple Le Foglie collection evoked a consoling spirit of solidity and agelessness, that stood loftily above the seemingly inexhaustible tide of ephemeral froth.
Bourque's agelessness amazes Laperriere who quipped, ``If I'm 40 years old and near a rink, it's because I'm coaching.
Beyond the surprise of their revealing nature, they provide extraordinary commentary on the personal and social demands integral to creating and sustaining beauty, glamour and the appearance of agelessness.
But the eerie agelessness, the bizarrely mature head on such youthful shoulders, have become no less disconcerting with the passing years and the weird adoption of a crew cut.
There is an agelessness and presence with this type of leadership.
You turn 25; you are no longer eligible for youth-oriented job employment programs, the first flaw in your imaginary armor of agelessness.