What gleams about her shine, More transient than delight and more divine!
Pleasure is more transient than happiness, and happiness than felicity.
Nothing could be more transient than the wicked squire's love.
The more exquisite our enjoyments, the more transient; the more eagerly sought, the more elusive.
The Irish have the best manners, I observe, and the more transient summer people and farm-hands the worst.
Their stay was more transient still—a year only, when death dissipated their dream and cleared the way to the throne for Victoria.
They will know that nothing is more transient than public gratitude, and they will assuredly not rely on it.
The closer a picture is drawn to the outward circumstance the more transient it will be.
For whose remorses could be deeper, or more frequent, yet more transient than thine!