Usage examples for permanent

  1. But the deep and permanent charm is the consciousness of the infinite worth and consolation of letters. – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis
  2. As the disease becomes more advanced, the lameness becomes permanent – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  3. Never 'ave a woman permanent that's my experience. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  4. Even after entering West Point his hope, he has said, was to be able, by reason of his education, to get " a permanent position in some respectable college,"- to become Professor Grant, not General Grant. – Ulysses S. Grant by Walter Allen
  5. Another timid and good- natured child may make a false step, and be sent off into life with a permanent cloud over him. – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson
  6. For the sake of job growth, the tax cuts you passed should be permanent – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. Profession had she none; neither a permanent home, but for twenty years she had wandered hither and thither, in highly independent fashion, turning her hand to whatever seemed to require its cunning. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  8. His whole life seemed to date from that hour; as well it might, for what could mark a human life more deeply and lift it more surely to permanent altitude than an evening with Jesus? – The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I by Marcus Dods
  9. You, yourself, said you were going to be my permanent secretary- no secretary in the world would insist upon doing something she knew to be a great irritation to her employer." – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  10. But if he was to make a change, he must be assured that it was to be for his permanent good. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  11. Six of these proprietors succeeded in establishing permanent colonies. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  12. Between the ground and the platform, there is no place of permanent rest. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  13. Once they were in, they made the emergency permanent – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  14. The permanent under- secretary at the head of the staff holds, however, an important place. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  15. This red color is not permanent – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois
  16. We refused to pass the law when it proposed to establish a permanent department. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  17. After all, to accept life is the one art the practice of which is really of permanent use. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  18. But when a man learned this secret the need of work must become permanent – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  19. She had so dreaded a positive and permanent separation, that the delay seemed to her to be hardly an evil. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. There she leaned back and looked about her, but with no permanent interest in one thing more than another. – Superseded by May Sinclair