an industrialist who remains an eidolon of the visionary and ambitious self-made man
Recent Examples on the WebTo enlist Helen, rather than the more popular The Trojan Women, for an antiwar theme makes sense especially in the wake of the conflict in Iraq: Helen posits that a decade-long war was fought and a civilization destroyed over a mirage, an eidolon.
Lidija Haas, Harper's Magazine, 27 Apr. 2020
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