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Quotes of momentary

  1. Nothing is more memorable than a smell One scent can be unexpected momentary and fleeting yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains – Diane Ackerman
  2. Sex is a momentary itch love never lets you go – Kingsley Amis
  3. When thou art above measure angry bethink thee how momentary is man's life – Marcus Aurelius
  4. A mass of dust world's momentary slave Is man in state of our old Adam made Soon born to die soon flourishing to fade – Barnabe Barnes
  5. He played the King as though under momentary apprehension that someone else was about to play the ace – Eugene Field
  6. Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works – John Keats
  7. The most emphatic place in a clause or sentence is the end This is the climax and during the momentary pause that follows that last word continues as it were to reverberate in the reader's mind It has in fact the last word – F. L. Lucas
  8. Onstage it's more of a momentary pressure – John Otto
  9. Scientific thought then is not momentary it is not a static instance it is a process – Jean Piaget
  10. Reality TV is sleazy it is manipulative It is as momentary as anything in popular culture – Morley Safer
  11. Manners are like the shadows of virtues they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect – Sydney Smith
  12. Anger is a momentary madness so control your passion or it will control you – G. M. Trevelyan

Usage examples for momentary

  1. My act had been a momentary madness but I had at least to be consistent – Embarrassments by Henry James
  2. He saw the hesitation momentary as it was and looked at me with something of astonishment and a hint of hurt – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  3. So in her happiness for Mabel was happy then she turned away from the mad house touched with momentary gloom and taking James Harrington's arm moved to the other side of the boat and leaning upon him watched the sun go down – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  4. “ Kant has been led into the mistake by a momentary change in the meaning given to 'metaphysics' ” – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  5. There was a momentary pause then Rose said If it puts an end to this dreadful war I shall not be sorry – Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley
  6. Then after a momentary silence It was so then but it is likely to prove of some importance now – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  7. Was it the result of his satisfaction at having escaped death which a momentary despair had made him desire – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  8. The momentary relief which I experience is just what characterises the approaching end in this disease – The Dead Lake and Other Tales by Paul Heyse
  9. Her momentary impulse of relief at his visit passed away – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. Now that the momentary cloud had been driven off Mrs Morgan's heart rose more warmly than ever – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  11. Make a new man of me finished Mansell with a momentary burst of feeling – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  12. Remember that the smallest pleasure a mere momentary satisfaction always costs us more dearly than it is really worth – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  13. In the summer of 1780 the disgraceful Gordon riots broke out in London and the King by his courageous personal bearing and bold direction of affairs won momentary prestige – The Wars Between England and America by T. C. Smith
  14. Even the momentary reflection of love is a good thing at least it is better than to know nothing of it – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  15. It is a sort of auto hypnotism in which the patient's train of thought is interrupted by a momentary or longer hypnotic state the causes of which can be traced ” – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  16. Anna was in no momentary hurry to run in now – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  17. After the momentary pause he lifted his head – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
  18. It was only a momentary idea – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  19. “ I trust so murmured Jaqueline raising her eyes and casting a momentary glance at him – The Lily of Leyden by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. It was only momentary but it thrilled him as with an electric shock – Idle Hour Stories by Eugenia Dunlap Potts