Usage examples for abiding

  1. It is only the history of free nations or the free play of spiritual forces that is of abiding human interest, and the history of Germany is neither the history of a free people nor the conflict of spiritual forces. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  2. The Daily Telegraph, for instance began, " There will be little difference among our readers or among all truly English and law- abiding men touching the, etc. – The Ball and The Cross by G.K. Chesterton
  3. Such, then, is the abiding need of religion in a scientific age. – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  4. We are sometimes driven out not knowing whither we go, not knowing the purpose of it; only knowing through sheer necessity that here we have no abiding city, or home, or life, or love; and seeking a city, a home, a life, a love, that hath foundations. – Friendship by Hugh Black
  5. From infancy we are taught to be peaceful, law- abiding citizens. – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  6. He had for his fellow- men that deep and abiding love which enables one to let other people alone. – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
  7. That, at least, is the abiding belief of Mr. Sims. – The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other impossibilities by Stephen Leacock
  8. The point was that, however that might be, I had had given me there in the firelight an absolutely abiding measure. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  9. It is the abiding fear and hatred of the movement that seeks to place the native on a level with the white man. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  10. Their belief in the Magic was an abiding thing. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  11. I was mad clean through, but I'm law- abiding, generally speaking. – Cape Cod Stories The Old Home House by Joseph C. Lincoln
  12. The present alliance had its roots in more abiding needs. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  13. If she could not give him passion, she could give him that which was infinitely greater- a deep, abiding love, a devotion born of complete sympathy. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  14. Could there be abiding in the wood a consciousness which counted that roll? – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  15. No man ever did his work more effectually at the moment; no man ever left his work behind him as more truly an abiding possession for all time. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  16. They have an abiding faith that they will take up the other form of life exactly where they left it off here. – The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit by Ralph Waldo Trine
  17. The short cuts to fame are few and not abiding. – A Fleece of Gold Five Lessons from the Fable of Jason and the Golden Fleece by Charles Stewart Given
  18. A feeling of deep resentment was their abiding result. – The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson
  19. This brought me to the abiding- place of Paul the Apostle. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh