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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMMORTALITY

You live for immortality in this world; I live for immortality in another.

Many volumes of poetry put in their claim to immortality every year.

The weak tenderness of his mother has cost the poor boy an immortality.

The gods heard his prayer and took away his pain and his immortality.

But this immortality will have been purchased at the price of his immortal part.

He is a stronger proof of the immortality of the soul than any that philosophy ever produced.

There is no hell because there is no immortality of the soul.

There is, indeed, an essence of immortality in the life of man, even in this world.

The peaches of immortality suggest the apples of the Hesperides.

By slow, but never ceasing steps, they tread the path of immortality and honour.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "deathlessness," from Old French immortalité (13c.) and directly from Latin immortalitatem (nominative immortalitas) "deathlessness, endless life," from immortalis (see immortal). Sense of "everlasting fame" is from 1530s.

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afterlife

nounlife after death
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