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Definitions of departing

  1.   of Depart
  2.   Going away; separation.
  3.   that is going out or leaving; " the departing train"; " an outward journey"; " outward- bound ships"

Quotes of departing

  1. I have been told by hospital authorities that more copies of my works are left behind by departing patients than those of any other author. – Robert Benchley
  2. The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time. – David Bowie
  3. Nature is forever arriving and forever departing forever approaching, forever vanishing; but in her vanishings there seems to be ever the waving of a hand, in all her partings a promise of meetings farther along the road. – Richard Le Gallienne
  4. Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart. – Washington Irving
  5. Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  6. If we are always arriving and departing it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things. – Henry Miller
  7. I think arriving at or departing from any airport in America is just horrendous these days. – Roger Moore
  8. We would like to see you departing peacefully. – Desmond Tutu

Usage examples for departing

  1. But there were many tears shed the following morning by the departing Clara, who wept to say good- bye to the beautiful mountain home where she had been happier than ever in her life before. ” – Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  2. “ " A trunk call," he said over his shoulder to the departing commissioner, " it may be something interesting." ” – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  3. The church bell began to toll for a departing spirit. ” – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould
  4. Who ever heard of a hog departing – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  5. “ Mrs Alleyne returned, to kneel down a short distance away, in obedience to a whisper from the doctor; and then an hour passed, and there was no change, while hope seemed to be slowly departing from poor Lucy's eyes. ” – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  6. “ I turned as I was departing and looked her full in the face. ” – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  7. Meanwhile the captain remained standing on the deck of the Gadabout, glaring at the departing skiff, although he did not utter any sound until the man of whom he was suspicious or afraid had rounded the nearest point. ” – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  8. In fact, he took such an interest in the genius thus offered him that he prolonged his stay in Komaritz to two weeks, instead of departing at the end of three days, as he had at first intended, solely in expectation of the new tutor. ” – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  9. The Sympsons were now really departing – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  10. “ No one interrupted him, though Lady Mildred had the tact to give the departing signal before he had quite finished. ” – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  11. Amid the bustle of the departing train, she was piteously aware of Farrell, and just before they started, she leant out to give him her hand. ” – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  12. This brand is well worth departing from your habit. ” – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  13. “ Mrs. Gereth in fact took care of that- took care of it by the way, at the last, on the threshold, she said to the younger of her departing guests, with an irony of which the sting was wholly in the sense, not at all in the sound: We haven't had the talk we might have had, have we? ” – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  14. Before North, departing reached the door Senator Corson's secretary tapped and entered. ” – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  15. And today, he's departing as you would know. ” – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse
  16. “ Madeline seemed also about to move; she followed the departing lady with her eyes, and at length, as though adding a final remark, said to Clifford: There are several things you have been so kind as to lend me that I must return before you go, Mr. Marsh. ” – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  17. The Upper House on this declared that it did not think of departing from the Oath by which each one of them was pledged to maintain the prerogative of the King. ” – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  18. But a very unexpected incident threw the station into confusion just as we were departing and delayed us some hours longer. ” – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  19. Voices out of Carboona travelled to them darkly, at long intervals, like voices of departing and farewell. ” – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker

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