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- n. The characteristic or property of being imperishable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being imperishable. imperishably (im-per'i-sha-bli), adverb So as to be imperishable.
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- n. the property of being resistant to decay
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Beneath the social mortality, we feel human imperishableness.
The same account holds good for imperishableness also; for both are attributes which are present of necessity.
No! the supposition of imperishableness is always with him; else there would hang always before his soul, as before Mahomet's in the fairest sky, a dark cloud; and, as Cain upon the earth, an eternal fear would pursue him.
Christianity upon the imperishableness of poverty, and upon the duties corresponding to it.
And the same may be said of the immortal: if the immortal is also imperishable, then the soul will be imperishable as well as immortal; but if not, some other proof of her imperishableness will have to be given.
In proportion to the completeness of the distillation, so will the purity and imperishableness of the product be.
Scripture refers to the fruit of mere works, such as the kâturmâsya - sacrifices, as something imperishable, we have to understand this imperishableness in a merely relative sense, for Scripture definitely teaches that the fruit of all works is perishable.
That which has become a part of history and science has thereby attained to imperishableness.
But think how wonderful this imperishableness of the stem of many plants is, even in their annual work: how much more in their perennial work!
Truth can only be a dream to it, and love an accident, finely as it may discourse of the imperishableness of both.
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