Fleeting 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.
It enables him to fix fleeting memories and to communicate with his fellows.
The sound was like a rifle shot and for a fleeting second Dean feared someone had fired.Advertisement
Wynn's smile was fleeting.
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.
His amusement was fleeting.
The business of a sound theology was to discover and apply those laws, not to patch up fleeting compromises with the intellectual fashions of an age.Advertisement
That fleeting thought was there again â€” so brief.
I only got two fleeting glances silhouetted against the sky.
She followed the vamp's fleeting directions.
In other species of the genus, 14 to 17 in number, the bill is mostly particoloured - green, yellow, red, chestnut, blue and black variously combining so as often to form a ready diagnosis; but some of these tints are very fleeting and often leave little or no trace after death.
You will often get only fleeting views of the birds you find.Advertisement
Very often the lens can capture a'moment ' too fleeting to be registered by the naked eye.
Just remember that is so fleeting and get in your life!
The sightings we had were often fleeting with long periods of inactivity between.
While a small part may reflect improved tax compliance and prove more enduring, such surprises have proven fleeting in the past.
Maybe, behind the fleeting world of sensations, there is an ultimate reality.Advertisement
In comparison our current physical existence will seem so dull, so flat, so fleeting, so transitory.
Therefore, do not confuse the external values of fleeting human vanity with spiritual enlightenment.
He takes part, fruitlessly, in the Grail quest, only being vouchsafed a fleeting glimpse of the sacred Vessel, which, however, is sufficient to cast him into unconsciousness, in which he remains for as many days as he has spent years in sin.
There was something horrible and bestial in the fleeting glance they threw at the riders and in the malevolent expression with which, after a glance at Kutuzov, the soldier with the sores immediately turned away and went on with what he was doing.
Skirt fashions can be quite fleeting and temporary.Advertisement
Gio.s tight smile was fleeting.
That fleeting thought was there again — so brief.
They alone have kept the spiritual baptism with fire which Christ instituted, and which has no connexion with the water baptism of John; for the latter was an unregenerate soul, who failed to recognize the Christ, a Jew whose mode of baptism with water belongs to the fleeting outward world and is opposed to the kingdom of God.
To them at best theology with its cosmology and its logic is only a shadow of shadows, for God reveals himself to the pure in heart, and it matters not what science may say of the material and fleeting world.
Both looked at her, fleeting amusement on Gabriel's face but Rhyn's gaze flaring.
The next event in the nursing notes is at 10.00am when baby T had a fleeting bradycardia but nothing else is noted.
Satisfaction of any desire gives its subject at least a minimal degree of pleasure, however fleeting.
A field with 87 Stone Curlew confirmed our rather fleeting views of two days ago.
Both admitted guilt fleeting popularity of much bigger position.
The second nocturne is a fleeting scherzo retracing the same ground three times and culminating in a short cadenza for the horn.
These fleeting glimpses of the world around show normal lives continuing oblivious to the nuclear threat.
These same astrologers held that comets and other portents in the heavens were fleeting appearances of the sublunary sphere.
They had a few fleeting opportunities and new signing Delroy Facey showed some neat touches early on.
Compared with this obscure process - this spread of the king's peace along the highways and through the distant forest lands of the 12th and 13th centuries - papal interdicts and jubilees, however impressive their spectacle, are but fleeting shows.
But, except for these fleeting memories, if, indeed, they be memories, it all seems very unreal, like a nightmare.
One brief fleeting night of light, of laughter, music and twinkling feet, and then again the silence and darkness.
Though my interest in everything from fragrance to eye makeup is fleeting at best, I tend to remain committed to lipsticks and glosses for much greater periods of time.
Just as a slow shutter speed is impossible if the moment is fleeting.
The difference is in a mature love, you don't act on fleeting moments of "humaneness" because you so love and respect the person you are committed to.
From thick hair styles with bangs to wild colors to heavy layers, hairstyle trends enjoy fleeting periods of popularity before being shunted aside for the next big thing.
Creating life is a fleeting moment that lasts for just nine months, so capturing it for posterity is important to many women.
The design of this swimwear is geared toward visual appeal with only a fleeting nod to function.
Trends, fads or whatever you want to call them, they're often fleeting and change from season to season.
Fashion is fleeting, though, and before long the look was left behind in favor of trends that ruled the late '90s and early millennium.
Tune in to how a person stands in proximity to you, what they do with their hands, their eye contact (steady or fleeting) and what their expression--not their words--is saying to you.
Still, love remains as an emotion so overwhelming, so fragile, and at times so fleeting, that mere words could never capture its true meaning.
Even when you feel a pang of jealousy, it is fleeting because you trust the one you love.
An upcoming test or party, could cause fleeting anxiety.
This type of recall usually happens in a flash and is fleeting.
You haven't got very long a few decades at most, just a fleeting moment relative to eternity.
Their testimony is not based on a fleeting glimpse in a crowd.
From time to time, Grim steals a fleeting kiss from my lips and a shiver of fear passes through me.
I'd say wait it out for a little bit to make sure you really like him and that it's not just a fleeting crush.
Sure, Nick went into the marriage the bigger star and was eclipsed by his new wife's ever increasing fame, but celebs understand the fleeting nature of fame, right?
Even though it was a highly publicized show with millions of viewers, the incident was so fleeting that most people missed it.
Money, like fame, can be fleeting, but these celebrities are doing everything they can to ensure their financial futures will be bright.
Dreaming is a mysterious occurrence that continues to baffle researchers because it is fleeting.
Insight concerning the present illness can range from denial to fleeting admission of current illness.
Since dancing often means a fleeting career for many, Burke has sustained herself through a true passion for the creative arts.
As with other chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure, you may not even know something is wrong, especially if your symptoms are vague or fleeting.
Believe it or not, Aquarius does have the occasional need for solitude, but it won't last more than a fleeting micro-second.
Once seen as merely a fleeting trend that would expire in months, ruffles instead took on a life of their own.
In a soap like Coronation Street, even newcomers to the world of acting eventually earn "big name" status, however fleeting it might be.
It's no fleeting thing that this program has established itself so permanently on the Internet.
They are seen as showing the fleeting capacity of life.
This serves as an indicator of the fleeting and unstable nature of passionate, infatuated love.
Although called boxers, pretty much no one is going to wear these boxer shorts as underwear except perhaps for a fleeting moment as part of a fantasy game.
If you feel sorry for these musicians for their fleeting brush with fame, don’t fret.
The chipper thought was fleeting.
For the naturalist they have the recommendation that many are easy to obtain, that most, apart from the very minute, are easy to handle, and that all, except as to the fleeting colours, are easy to preserve.
The with Plato is the fleeting, transient image of the real thing, and the passage evidently referred to by Bacon is that in the Rep. vii.
There's no need to shy away from popular pieces, but there's also no need to spend an arm and a leg on something that is clearly fleeting and certain to be a memory within months.
After a solid hour of the child crying, I wondered if the mother read about the abandoned child, perhaps with a fleeting hint of sympathy.
Fleeting matter to their mind was not worthy to embody or reflect heavenly supersensuous energies denoted by the names of Christ and the saints.
The emotion was fleeting, more in a subtle shift of his eyebrows than in a smile or sudden change.
At the baptism of his son George - " false, fleeting, perjured Clarence " - who was born in Dublin Castle, Desmond and Ormonde stood sponsors together.
His eyes expressed approval and the thin lips twitched in what she had grown to accept as a smile - fleeting as it was.
However much we may admire the orator's occasional bursts of eloquence, the noblest written words are commonly as far behind or above the fleeting spoken language as the firmament with its stars is behind the clouds.