Good and evil, right and wrong, become infinitesimal, ephemeral matters.
Both in the steppe and in the desert, small ephemeral species occur on the bare ground away from the large plants and especially in the wadis.
The topography and the climate of Nevada have led to the formation of two kinds of lakes, the ephemeral and the perennial.
The perennial lakes, such as those just described, hold their waters for years and perhaps centuries; but the ephemeral lakes usually evaporate in the course of the summer.
The former institution had an ephemeral existence; but amongst the benefits derived from the foundation of the Ecole Polytechnique one of the greatest, it has been observed, 4 was the restoration of Lagrange to mathematics.
For his essays are fine examples of permanent literature appearing in an ephemeral medium, and represent work which has solid worth for later thought as well as for the speculation of their own time.
The colors now used are almost invariably of cheap German origin, and though they have a certain prettiness ephemeral, it is to be fearedthey again can not compare with the old native productions.
His genius and character were superficial; his abilities were exercised upon ephemeral objects, and not inspired by lasting or universal ideas.
Moreover, in the fascinating collection of popular satires and ephemeral pamphlets made by Schade, one is constantly impressed with the absence of religious fervour, and the highly secular nature of the matters discussed.
Prince Gorchakov did not want a radical solution involving a great European war, but he was too fond of ephemeral popularity to stem the current of popular excitement.
This ephemeral regime lasted from the 2 4 th of June 1858 to the 24th of November 1860.
Another Sanatruces (Sanatrucius) is mentioned as an ephemeral Parthian king in A.D.
Practically all hedonists have argued that what are known as the "lower" pleasures are not only ephemeral in themselves but also productive of so great an amount of consequent pain that the wise man cannot regard them as truly pleasurable; the sane hedonist will, therefore, seek those so-called "higher" pleasures which are at once more lasting and less likely to be discounted by consequent pain.
The Protestants have shown a tendency to subdivision, and many curious and ephemeral sects have sprung up; of late years, however, the various sections of Presbyterians, Methodists and Baptists have united, and a working alliance has been formed between Presbyterians, Methodists and Congregationalists.
Or a Nicholas I III., the brevity of their pontificates prevented any one of these ephemeral sovereigns from being a great pope.
The Greek mind was opposed to the union; the acquiescence of the Byzantine emperors was but an ephemeral expedient of their foreign policy; and the peace between the Latins and Greeks settled on Byzantine soil could not endure for long.
The effect of each of these additions will be lessened by the future improvements in processes of manufacture, and more particularly by the progressive replacemerit of that ephemeral source of energy, coal, by the secular sources, the winds, waves, tides, sunshine, the earth's heat and, greatest of all, its momentum.
But apart from these polemical writings, many of which had only an ephemeral value, the Renaissance was the source of another stream of historical literature.
Mokhtar fell, and with him the ephemeral dominion of the Persian Shiites.
From 1873 until his premature death on the 14th of March 1884, he acted as leader of the Right, and was more than once prevented by an ephemeral coalition of personal opponents from returning to power as head of a Moderate Conservative cabinet.
The letter is essentially a spontaneous, nonliterary production, ephemeral, intimate, personal and private, a substitute for a spoken conversation.
DAMASUS II., pope from the 17th of July to the 9th of August 1048, was the ephemeral successor of Clement II.
During the wet season the valleys often contain ephemeral lakes, whose waters on evaporating leave a playa, or mud flat, often covered with an alkaline encrustation of snowy whiteness.
The conquests of the Northumbrian kings in Cumbria were ephemeral; what Oswio won was lost after the death of Ecgfrith.
The English seem to have called it, was the most wa~edas~ ephemeral of dignities.
Concentrate on remembering the ephemeral moments which will be the most precious 20 years from now.
He led an ephemeral electronic existence.
He was forced to go through very ephemeral thought processes which did not necessarily need to reach any tangible conclusions.
He was looking for both ephemeral ponds and permanent water-bodies containing fish.
New words are constantly being coined, some will prove ephemeral, others are here to stay.
The civic reaction was an example of the ephemeral nature of the public's interest.
The set was perfect while it lasted but was rather ephemeral because of my lack of permanence.