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  • n. Plural form of everlasting.

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Examples

  • There are plenty of these amiable "everlastings" at

    Honor Edgeworth Ottawa's Present Tense

  • The flowers are very durable, either cut or in the growing state; they may be used to advantage with dried grasses, ferns, and "everlastings;" or the whole head, when cut, is a good substitute for gold-paper clippings in an unused fire grate; our people have so used one for two years, and it has still a fresh appearance.

    Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers Describing the Most Desirable Plants, for Borders, Rockeries, and Shrubberies.

  • A garden of pleasant annual flowers is not complete that does not contain some of the "everlastings" or immortelles.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Lastly, They shall enjoy this blissful and glorious state for evermore: therefore it is termed everlastings life (John xvii.

    The Practice of Piety: Directing a Christian How to Walk, that He May Please God.

  • "everlastings," dwarfed blossoms of the laurestinus; at the four angles the drooping bud of a Christmas rose; at the head of the grave was a white stone, its sharp edges cutting into the starlit air; and on the head, in fresh letters, were inscribed these words: --

    Kenelm Chillingly β€” Volume 08

  • This was the house appointed for all living; crosses, monuments, and garlands of everlastings announced, β€œThe Protestant Cemetery, outside the gate of Louvain.”

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Opposite the door hung a dark-coloured icon with a wax candle sticking to it and a bunch of everlastings hanging down from it.

    Resurrection

  • The short-lived grass, green now as that of an English meadow, was picked out into patterns by the scarlet of the Running Postman; purple sarsaparilla festooned the stems of the scrub; there were vast natural paddocks, here of yellow everlastings, there of heaths in full bloom.

    Australia Felix

  • From the beams in the barn we hung herbs and everlastings to dry.

    Incubus

  • There were two empty vases on the altar, white porcelain encased in silver filigree, more suitable for irises or lilies than Sally's modest everlastings.

    Incubus

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