- n. Plural form of vanity.
“O ye who believe! eat not up your property among yourselves in vanities: but let there be amongst you traffic and trade by mutual good-will: nor kill (or destroy) yourselves (commit suicide): for verily Allah hath been to you Most Merciful.”
“The spirit that was dissipated after a thousand vanities is now collected and made to centre in God.”
“In the absence of such action a bonfire of the vanities is the only solution.”
“The ones shown in the images are Gray Oak and Teak, but the vanities are also available in Glossy White, and Wenge.”
“So I have departed from the teachings of my childhood and turned to the so-called vanities of the world.”
“The only thing recalling the vanities of the world was a mirror let into the panel above the praying-stool.”
“And then I thought of that other noble tower of needless things that stood in the field beyond my garden; the bonfire, the mountain of vanities, that is meant for burning; and how it stood dark and lonely in the meadow, and the birds hopped on its corners and the dew touched and spangled its twigs.”
“One of her vanities was her small feet, on which she always wore the daintiest of shoes, often totally unsuited to the occasion.”
“The glass likewise of vanities, which is thine only joy,”
“Their idols are called their vanities, for they cannot profit nor help.”
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by Clive James
The book of my enemy has been remaindered
And I am pleased.
In vast quantities it has been remaindered
Like a van-load of counterfeit that has been sei...
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