Usage examples for lasting

  1. Now, natural death would certainly be for him a long and cruel agony, lasting several hours, several days, perhaps several weeks. – The Pros and Cons of Vivisection by Charles Richet Commentator: W. D. Halliburton
  2. Therefore to him let me give lasting praise, And thank and bless his holy name always. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  3. The year 1784 opened with a prolonged illness lasting for months, and though in the summer he was well enough to get away to Oxford with Boswell once more, all could see that the end could not be far off. – Dr. Johnson and His Circle by John Bailey
  4. The latter indeed are no more lasting than ... – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  5. But some rooms convey a settled, lasting hospitality even in a hotel; this one did not; and as I was accustomed to work in the room I slept in, at least when visiting, a slight frown must have crept between my eyes. – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  6. No, says he, I give it him more lasting – Politics A Treatise on Government by Aristotle
  7. A lasting monument thou thyself hast built In every heart which thy great worth has known. – The Pedler of Dust Sticks by Eliza Lee Follen
  8. After a ceaseless warfare lasting seven days, on March 30 the eastern sky broke in lines of cheering blue. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. For with lasting grief I pay, Now thou hast left me, for thy sweet, brief stay. – Laments by Jan Kochanowski
  10. That is the question which has haunted me for many months, and I have asked myself whether we, and our Allies, have failed in those things which are essential, not only to Victory, but to a righteous and, therefore, lasting peace. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  11. 24 shows what happened in an experiment lasting from June to October. – Lessons on Soil by E. J. Russell
  12. By songs of glory hath virtue lasting life, but to achieve them is easy to but few. – The Extant Odes of Pindar by Pindar
  13. She had learned that there is no real, no true, no lasting joy in anything of this world. – A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  14. But when he turns from verse- making to making love, or, as the sense implies, seeks to express in love what he has failed to express in poetry, all limitations of time and power are suspended; every moment's realization is absolute and lasting – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  15. It had made a lasting impression on his mind. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  16. Later on, at eight, there was again singing in the churchyard, lasting until quite a late hour. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  17. What are the most lasting things on earth? – The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland by T. W. Rolleston
  18. The great secret of our lasting influence in their lives will be our watchful care afterward. – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  19. How are the accounts lasting out? – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. He had lost a golden opportunity of doing lasting good, and that, too, to one who hated him. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar