1 Mr. McRae was a reminder of a cruder era, like Grandma Fontaine and her embarrassingly loud belches, an era everyone would like to forget.
2 Then the railroad building era really began.
3 She knew that era had passed forever, but the rest of the household did not, nor did the soldiers, and each soldier was welcomed as if he were a long- awaited guest.
4 With the Republicans in the political saddle the town entered into an era of waste and ostentation, with the trappings of refinement thinly veneering the vice and vulgarity beneath.
5 It was an era that suited her, crude, garish, showy, full of over-dressed women, over-furnished houses, too many jewels, too many horses, too much food, too much whisky.
6 She tried to free herself from the speculation and disillusionment which had been twitching at her; sought to dismiss all the opinionation of an insurgent era.
7 Even in this new era of motors the citizens went down to the station to see the trains go through.
8 To that mission its stern, inflexible, energetic elements, were well adapted; but, as a Christian, I look for another era to arise.
9 It is with considerable difficulty that I remember the original era of my being; all the events of that period appear confused and indistinct.
10 Like all that pertains to crime, it seemed never to have known a youthful era.
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11 And the woodwork was of the era of our grandmothers.
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12 Besides, his probity was irreproachable, in an age in which soldiers compromised so easily with their religion and their consciences, lovers with the rigorous delicacy of our era, and the poor with God's Seventh Commandment.
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13 Not only this, but the opportunity here afforded will awaken among us a new era of industrial progress.
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14 I sometimes think, Harry, that there are only two eras of any importance in the world's history.