How To Spell e'en?

Correct spelling: e'en

What is the definition of e'en?

  1. even

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What are the usage examples for e'en?

  1. " Let it be e'en so, Will," said Harry, the third speaker. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  2. E'en that were shame While Crassus seeks a sepulchre in vain. – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  3. She'll e'en show forth the Lord's deith alang wi' us. – St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles
  4. If the great officials are angry, as the news- sheets tell us, e'en let them do the fighting themselves. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  5. But Atli looked upon him, and a smile smoothed out his brow As he said: " What thoughtest thou, Gunnar, when thou layst in the dust e'en now?" – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris
  6. As to settlements, if they come not in naturally, e'en leave them to his own justice, and to the justice of his family, And there's an end of the matter. – Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) History Of A Young Lady by Samuel Richardson
  7. Why, Phil, I e'en forgot ye for the moment. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  8. There is full force in the phrase, " And e'en in penance, planning sins anew." – Oliver Goldsmith by E. S. Lang Buckland
  9. E'en now to their eternal home Some happy spirits fly; And we are to the margin come, And soon expect to die. – Reminiscences of a Rebel by Wayland Fuller Dunaway
  10. E'en if we drink the bitter cup, And fall at last, to wither. – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley