His strength seemed to fade out from him with the mere effluxion of time.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
The council is elected for three years and is not subject to dissolution save by effluxion of time.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
Virtually, therefore, these rates had lapsed through effluxion of time.
"The History of the Post Office" by Herbert Joyce