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There are those who think that this excitement among the people will prove transitory and evanescent.
What a pity that they are as evanescent as the bloom of these flowers and the fragrance they exhale!
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
Its nature is like opaline dove's-neck lustres, hovering and evanescent.
Splits and rents broke into the margin, and from each streamed the evanescent, azure vapour.
A "brilliant display," we would say, and the observer would be kept busy following the track of the evanescent rays.
Whims were evanescent, and this particular whim would pass away.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Its vitality resides in the light, airy, evanescent structure of the rhythm.
Spirituality does not light it; evanescent dreams are its oil-lamps, often with wick askant in the socket.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
How deplorably and unaccountably evanescent are our frames of mind, as various as the forms and hues of the summer clouds!
Her friends were few in number, and their friendship was of an evanescent description.

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