Usage examples for unfading

  1. The Government was foiled; the prisoners were acquitted; Erskine, their advocate, won unfading laurels; and the doctrine of " constructive treason" was forever exploded in England. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  2. There, where he died, his memory lives in an unfading halo. – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  3. The bud is nipped from its parent stem in the springtime of its existence; but it hath been transplanted to a milder clime, where the rough blasts and chilling storms of mortality cannot harm, and where, watered by the soft dew of Divine love, its tiny leaves will expand and bloom with unfading lustre! – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur
  4. She still clung to low earth- born vanities with as much avidity as though she had never experienced their insecurity; still rung the same changes on the joys of wealth and grandeur, as if she had had actual proof of their unfading felicity. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  5. That river from the living fountain springs, And, guided by the mighty King of kings, It wanders through the saints' celestial home, Where, robed in white, the ransomed nations roam Through golden streets, and gardens fair and free; And on its banks stands life's unfading tree. – Canadian Wild Flowers by Helen M. Johnson
  6. And very slowly, with that unfading look, she took off her black gown and put on the white bridal- smock she had made; and as soon as she had put it on she fell dead at his feet. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  7. Thus will compare Hope's sketch of bliss to be With the undreamed of, sad reality; Yet this and more the afflicted heart may bear, If Faith, celestial visitant, be there, Whispering of greener shores, of purer skies, Of flowers unfading, love that never dies, A glimpse of joy to come in mercy given, The eternal sunshine of approving Heaven. – Heart Utterances at Various Periods of a Chequered Life. by Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney
  8. We may see in it unequaled beauties, unfading glories, magnificent vistas of thought; we may hear its voice of love, tender beyond words; we may feel the warmth of its affection, be uplifted by its hopefulness, and thrilled with the tones of its joy- bells. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  9. Back of her unceasing and unfading activity the genii of romanticism had been spinning their bright- coloured threads; it was they that had formed the glass case in which she had lived for so long, impervious to the touch of mortal hand, immune to the flames of love. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  10. Should Wounds and slaughter be our hapless doom- Unfading laurels deck the Martyr's Tomb: A sure reward awaits his soul on high, On earth his memory shall never die, For when we read the fatal story o'er, One tear shall drop for him who is- no more, Who nobly struggled to support our laws, And bravely fell in freedom's sacred cause. – The Battle of Bunkers-Hill by Hugh Henry Brackenridge
  11. His life shall be brilliant as the sun's bright course, and his spirit shall set in the spirit land, bright with unfading glory. – Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion by St. George Tucker
  12. The soul that steers by this unfading star Needs never other compass. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  13. Everything looked strange and new in her light, with an old, withered, yet unfading newness. – The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald
  14. And still the world is a land of unending summer, of unfading flowers, of undying youthfulness. – Dwellers in the Hills by Melville Davisson Post
  15. May his celebrity procure my pardon for a digression in praise of a writer who, through four volumes of the most exquisite pleasantry and genuine humour, has never been seduced to overstep the limits of propriety, has never called in the wretched auxiliaries of obscenity or profaneness; who trusts to nature and sentiment alone, and never misses of that applause which Voltaire and Sterne labour to produce, while honest merriment bestows her unfading crown upon Cervantes. – Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of his life by Hesther Lynch Piozzi
  16. It was Miss Miranda's sole French poem, and she imposed it with unfading delight on the successive generations whom she 'grounded' in French. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  17. " Outward things fade- change- die; only spiritual things dwell in unfading beauty. – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  18. There is no scene of misery or sorrow That droops and withers in the dark of night, But love can bring fond yearnings for the morrow And heap the heart with hope's unfading light. – Oklahoma and Other Poems by Freeman E. Miller