the age of miracles is past

1599 SHAKESPEARE Henry V I. i. 67 It must be so; for miracles are ceas’d; And therefore we must needs admit the means How things are perfected.

1602 SHAKESPEARE All’s Well that Ends Well II. iii. 1 They say miracles are past; and we have our philosophical persons to make modern and familiar things supernatural and causeless.

1840 CARLYLE On Heroes & Hero Worship iv. The Age of Miracles past? The Age of Miracles is for ever here!

1988 J. MORTIMER Rumpole and Age of Miracles (1989) 108 ‘A total victory,’ I agreed. ‘The Age of Miracles is not past.’


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