Usage examples for imperishable

  1. And the design he then conceived has secured him an imperishable memory. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  2. Whether or not dimly suspecting something of the strategy by which your imperishable life was preserved to- day, it is no part of his depraved scheme that you should be given a like opportunity again. – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  3. He who peruses its loving pages, gains a tender brother whose body is unseen, but whose memory becomes imperishable. – Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson
  4. He watched the Thames gliding on silently, serenely faithful to and fulfilling its great imperishable mission. – Oliver Goldsmith by E. S. Lang Buckland
  5. Peter managed to place on record such imperishable facts as there was snow and more would come likely, and he had got up later than usual, and he and Mary were tolerably well, and the fare for the day was turnips and bacon- he wanted to drag in turnips because he could spell the word, and he added a note to inform posterity that he had taught Master how to do so- but nothing came in the way of thoughts, and without them Peter was persuaded his book could not properly be regarded as belonging to the best order of literature. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  6. Be the issue what it may, of this we are assured, that, if Fort Moultrie has been recorded in history as a memorial of Carolina gallantry, Fort Sumter will live upon the succeeding page as an imperishable testimony of Carolina faith. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  7. One writer says very simply " wee rested;" and his language re- appears on the tablet of imperishable rock. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  8. Take ye, then, the road to Jerusalem for the remission of your sins, and depart assured of the imperishable glory which awaits you in the kingdom of heaven. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  9. If you would find the path which is made fair and brilliant by the radiance of the soul's imperishable summer, you must not grudge time. – The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli
  10. When Osiris was buried, a sacred sycamore grew up as " the visible symbol of the imperishable life of Osiris". – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  11. And the same may be said of the immortal: if the immortal is also imperishable, the soul when attacked by death cannot perish; for the preceding argument shows that the soul will not admit of death, or ever be dead, any more than three or the odd number will admit of the even, or fire or the heat in the fire, of the cold. – Phaedo The Last Hours Of Socrates by Plato
  12. The mind seemed, as it were, to become visible and external as the frame decayed, and to cover the body with something of its own invulnerable power; so that whatever should have attacked the mortal and frail part, fell upon that which, imperishable and divine, resisted and subdued it! – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. The " monument more imperishable than bronze" had now been completed; its results are marked in the Epistles by a new and admirable maturity and refinement. – Latin Literature by J. W. Mackail
  14. It constituted a peerless specimen of art, which at all times wrung a cry of admiration from the most indifferent, an ornament which men hoped was imperishable, one of those things of beauty which, in the words of the poet, are a joy forever. – The Wrack of the Storm by Maurice Maeterlinck
  15. I hope your lectures will be successful in recalling the sober sense of the material philosophers to the dignity of an imperishable mind." – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy
  16. Their publication in an authoritative text will be a national service and raise an imperishable monument to the composer himself. – Johann Sebastian Bach by Johann Nikolaus Forkel and Charles Sanford Terry
  17. It is his kindly genius which made the annals of New Amsterdam the first work of our creative literature, and which invested the great river of New York with imperishable romance. – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis