Evil do I call it and misanthropic: all that teaching about the one, and the plenum, and the unmoved, and the sufficient, and the imperishable
Browning has given us the key, and those volumes a delightful gift to our age-record of so much that is richest in the world of things, and men, and their works--all so much the richer by the great intellect, the great imagination, which has made the record, transmuted them into imperishable
things of art:--
Two abysmal beasts sprang at each other's throats that day beneath the shadow of earth's oldest cliffs--the man of now and the man-thing of the earliest, forgotten then, imbued by the same deathless passion that has come down unchanged through all the epochs, periods and eras of time from the beginning, and which shall continue to the incalculable end--woman, the imperishable
Alpha and Omega of life.
"To him, at least, who slumbers here, they have brought an imperishable
blessing," answered the other.
If you wish to make the biggest sensation which has ever been created in the criminal world, to render yourself immortal, and your fame imperishable
- find out!
It is unmistakably good up to a certain point, and then unmistakably bad, but with always good enough in it to be forever imperishable
. Kindness and gentleness are never out of fashion; it is these in Goldsmith which make him our contemporary, and it is worth the while of any young person presently intending deathless renown to take a little thought of them.
As if anything imperishable
could belong to the perishable!
But during this discussion, fruitful in somewhat hazardous theories, the projectile was rapidly leaving the moon: the lineaments faded away from the travelers' eyes, mountains were confused in the distance; and of all the wonderful, strange, and fantastical form of the earth's satellite, there soon remained nothing but the imperishable
Are you not aware, I said, that the soul of man is immortal and imperishable
The warrior may well allow her to triumph on such occasions; they move not the imperishable
plinth of things that touch his peace.
From their long slumber, on her side and on mine, those imperishable
memories of our past life in Cumberland now awoke, which were one and all alike, the memories of our love.
He bound his sandals on to his comely feet, and slung his silver-studded sword about his shoulders; then he took the imperishable
staff of his father, and sallied forth to the ships of the Achaeans.