Sentence Examples


  • The sense was fleeting and overwhelming.
  • No grave note, warning us that the pleasures of this earth are fleeting, that the visible world is but a symbol of the invisible, that human life is a probation for the life beyond, interrupts the tinkling music as of castanets and tripping feet which gives a novel charm to these unique relics of the 13th century.
  • Images flowed behind her eyelids, most too fleeting to catch.
  • Dean had a fleeting sense of relief that Corday hadn't pressed him for Cynthia's address.
  • In Ireland the Culdees of Armagh endured until the dissolution in 1541, and enjoyed a fleeting resurrection in 1627, soon after which their ancient property passed to the vicars choral of the cathedral.