The civic reaction was an example of the ephemeral nature of the public's interest.
New words are constantly being coined, some will prove ephemeral, others are here to stay.
Concentrate on remembering the ephemeral moments which will be the most precious 20 years from now.
He was forced to go through very ephemeral thought processes which did not necessarily need to reach any tangible conclusions.
He led an ephemeral electronic existence.
He was looking for both ephemeral ponds and permanent water-bodies containing fish.
The set was perfect while it lasted but was rather ephemeral because of my lack of permanence.
Good and evil, right and wrong, become infinitesimal, ephemeral matters.
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.
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.
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.
The topography and the climate of Nevada have led to the formation of two kinds of lakes, the ephemeral and the perennial.
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.
With him these "orations," instead of being the ephemeral entertainments of an hour, became careful studies of some important theme.
All these reactions take place concurrently, so that one molecule of a diglyceride may still retain its ephemeral existence, whilst another molecule is already broken up completely into free fatty acids and glycerin.
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 letter is essentially a spontaneous, nonliterary production, ephemeral, intimate, personal and private, a substitute for a spoken conversation.
Such a revolutionary foundation might be good enough for the ephemeral empires of France; the appeal of Prussia should be to the God of battles alone.
In many of these bolsons are ephemeral lakes, in which the waters collect during the rainy season and stand for several months.
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 enormous, and for the most part ephemeral, literature provoked by Delitzsch's lecture cannot be cited here.
They refrained from practically every allusion to ephemeral or local circumstances.
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.