ETERNITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ETERNITY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
eternity
 n.  state after death
Classic Sentence: (125 in 9 pages)
1  After what seemed an eternity of waiting, she heard the sound of his boots in the bedroom above and the door opening and closing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  For an eternity, it seemed, they were in the midst of flaming torment and then abruptly they were in semidarkness again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  For an eternity she reeled and coughed, beating the rug against the lines of fire that shot swiftly beyond her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  For another eternity they fought and swayed, side by side, and Scarlett could see that the lines of fire were shortening.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
5  You have eternity in which to explain and only one night to be a martyr in the amphitheater.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
6  The rest telephoned their unparalleled regrets and engagements and illnesses, and announced that they would be present at all other meetings through eternity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  He raised his head, jerkily rubbed his eyes, and went back to the eternity of figures.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  That to attempt it, would be inevitably to be torn into a quick eternity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
9  There is some unsuffusing thing beyond thee, thou clear spirit, to whom all thy eternity is but time, all thy creativeness mechanical.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
10  The race thus outraged must find out the facts of this awful hurling of men into eternity on supposition, and give them to the indifferent and apathetic country.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
11  He closed his eyes, but still retained his hold; for, in the gates of eternity, the black hand and the white hold each other with an equal clasp.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
12  Tom's whole soul was filled with thoughts of eternity; and while he ministered around the lifeless clay, he did not once think that the sudden stroke had left him in hopeless slavery.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  It seems as though man's lodging partook of his ephemeral character, and God's house of his eternity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
14  The taking of the veil or the frock is a suicide paid for with eternity.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—PRECAUTIONS TO BE OBSERVED IN BLAME
15  It imposes its caricatures as well as its ideal on people; the highest monuments of human civilization accept its ironies and lend their eternity to its mischievous pranks.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
2  To feel the flame of dreaming and to feel the moment of dancing,when all the romance is far away,the eternity is always there.
3  Here she waited for what seemed like an eternity.
4  They haven't been given these rights for eternity - they should justify having them just like most other people have to.
5  Though the sunset fell, love eternity.
6  A day is a miniature of eternity.
7  After what seemed an eternity, the wind might veer to the east and the storm abated.
8  Religion called -- Angels beckoned -- God commanded -- life rolled together like a scroll -- death's gates opening, showed eternity beyond: it seemed, that for safety and bliss there, all here might be sacrificed in a second.
9  Soon I was pouring blood and hurting like the devil, after what seemed an eternity my uncle showed up and saved me.
10  Eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation.
11  Honesty and diligence should be your eternal mates.
12  Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.
13  To her eternal credit, she gave them a home.
14  Some people, need deep and eternal remember.
15  The carousel is the most brutal game, but have eternal chase each other distance.