Eternal in a sentence

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Definition of Eternal

  • Without beginning or end of existence; always existing.
  • Without end of existence or duration; everlasting; endless; immortal.
  • Continued without intermission; perpetual; ceaseless; constant.
  • Existing at all times without change; immutable.
  • Exceedingly great or bad; -- used as a strong intensive.
  • One of the appellations of God.
  • That which is endless and immortal.

How to use eternal in a sentence. Eternal pronunciation.

But his Damnation is a Looking-Glass, for there he finds an eternal Fire in his Nose.
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Speak, or by all the Flame and Fire of Hell eternal; speak, or thou art dead.
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When I see your affection so Estranged from me, your Estate wasted, and my self and Children ready to go a Begging, whilst an impudent Quean is at your Cost maintain'd in her Silks and Sattins; and which is worse than all the rest, your own Soul, in danger of Eternal Ruine.
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One of the most poignant scenes that Gogol has written is the picture of the mother, watching the whole night long by her sleeping sons-who pass the few hours after the long separation and before the eternal parting, in deep, unconscious slumber.
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The eternal quarrel between the old and the young generation, the eternal quarrel between conservative and liberal, was at that time in Russia in an acute stage; and everybody read "Fathers and Children" with a view to increasing their ammunition, not with the object of ascertaining the justice of their cause.
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There is no attempt in the destruction of this proud character to prove that the "children" were wrong or mistaken; it is the far deeper irony of life itself, showing the absolute insignificance of the ego in the presence of eternal and unconscious nature.
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However passionate, sinning, and rebellious the heart hidden in the tomb, the flowers growing over it peep serenely at us with their innocent eyes; they tell us not of eternal peace alone, of that great peace of indifferent nature; they tell us too of eternal reconciliation and of life without end.
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Turgenev has taken for his hero Litvinov, a young Russian, thoroughly commonplace, but thoroughly practical and sincere, the type of man whom Russia needed the most, and has placed him between two women, who represent the eternal contrast between sacred and profane love.
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Turgenev thoroughly relieved his mind in "Smoke;" and in the novel that followed it, "Torrents of Spring," he omitted politics and "movements" altogether, and confined himself to human nature in its eternal aspect.
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They are indeed a symbol of eternal peace, the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
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Thus the works of the man who is perhaps the greatest novelist in history are in harmony with what we recognise as the deepest and most eternal truth, both in life and in our own hearts.
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She dies daily, and from her sacrifice rises a life of eternal beauty.
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But the ideas of a great man on Religion, Humanity, and Art take hold on something eternal, and sometimes borrow eternity from the object.
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The eternal moral law of self-sacrifice was revealed to him in letters of fire when he wrote "The Cossacks" and "Sevastopol;" everything that he wrote after was a mere amplification and additional emphasis.
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Levin is, of course, Tolstoi himself; and all his eternal doubts and questionings, his total dissatisfaction and condemnation of artificial social life in the cities, his spiritual despair, and his final release from suffering at the magic word of the peasant are strictly autobiographical.
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The hero is, of course, the eternal Russian type, a man of good education and no backbone: he lacks resolution, energy, will-power, and will never accomplish anything.
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Hope springs eternal in the human breast, and wishes have always been the legitimate fathers of thoughts.
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He created the earth that it might be inhabited by man, and He governs the earth in subordination to the interests, the eternal and spiritual welfare of the race of immortal beings that are here being prepared for glory and immortality.
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The dying daughter exhorted her dying father to seek his soul's eternal welfare, and not boast, as heretofore, of his life-long morality.
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The excessive centralization of which I complain has had its hour of utility, nay, even of necessity, I will admit; but, Monsieur, in what human institution do you pretend to implant the absolute, the eternal?
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Examples of Eternal

Example #1
Nay, his Salvation is a Looking-Glass, for there he finds his eternal Happiness, Surly's Heaven, at least his Priest is his Claret-Glass, for to that he confesses all his Sins, and from it receives Absolution and Comfort.
Example #2
The following Expressions are transcribed out of the Plays that have been Acted and Printed since they were Indicted for the horrid Passages above-recited.
Example #3
In the 'Inconstant', or the 'Way to Win him. 1702'.
Example #4
There he goes I'faith; he seem'd as if he had a Qualm just now; but he never goes without a Dram of Conscience-water about him to set Matters right again.
Example #5
Entail Shame and Dishonour upon your Self and Family, for gratifying the Lusts of a filthy and Lascivious Strumpet?
Example #6
If you go on in this Course, you must Morgage your Lands to pay your Debts; and what a shame will that be?