As the oldest and most revered of the death dealers, only the damned millennial generation failed to flinch when he spoke.
The vivacious lilac still grows, unfolding its sweet-scented flowers each spring.
The apparatus needs constant attention, since neglect in stoking would result in stopping the generation of steam, and the whole system would almost immediately cool.
I know one or two families, at least, in this town, who, for nearly a generation, have been wishing to sell their houses in the outskirts and move into the village, but have not been able to accomplish it, and only death will set them free.
His policy was in principle the policy of Elizabeth, of Gustavus Adolphus, and - in the following generation - of William of Orange.
He didn't know the names of everyone in the latest generation of his Guardians yet, especially not those working in the field.
The younger generation, in view of the requirements and criticism of a reading public, cultivated the art of composition and rhetorical embellishment.
Meanwhile the custom was growing up of appealing to eminent Church writers of a past generation under this name.
The childish and savage taste of men and women for new patterns keeps how many shaking and squinting through kaleidoscopes that they may discover the particular figure which this generation requires today.
It certainly is fair to look at that class by whose labor the works which distinguish this generation are accomplished.
Death had her pick of badasses from every generation of man and creature, and she wooed every one with the promise of endless riches and the ability to leave when they chose.
Discovery had outrun theory; the rush of new facts made Ptolemy practically obsolete in a generation, after having been the fount and origin of all geography for a millennium.
Why concern ourselves so much about our beans for seed, and not be concerned at all about a new generation of men?
He rose and tossed the book away, wanting to distance his thoughts from the monsters that had condemned generation after generation of warlords with the beast.
This generation inclines a little to congratulate itself on being the last of an illustrious line; and in Boston and London and Paris and Rome, thinking of its long descent, it speaks of its progress in art and science and literature with satisfaction.
The chest in the passage was the place of mourning for the younger female generation in the Rostov household.
Analysts declared each successive generation might be "the first to have a lower standard of living than their parents."