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MTRYMonterey
MTRYMomentary
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The definition of a "momentary thing" involves problems concerning time, since the particulars constituting a momentary thing will not be all simultaneous, but will travel outward from the thing with the velocity of light (in case the thing is in vacuo).
The momentary animation died out of her face again.
Freedom, apart from necessity, that is, apart from the laws of reason that define it, differs in no way from gravitation, or heat, or the force that makes things grow; for reason, it is only a momentary undefinable sensation of life.
Only the momentary scraping of his canoe's nose against the ship's planking broke the silence of the night.
But the mother's weakness was only momentary The virtuous indignation of the great lady had taken its place before Sir Patrick could speak again.
But," said he with a momentary hesitation, "you know I'm dying to hear of how you came to be alone in that boat.
I had a momentary impulse to go back and help him that my fears overruled.
The ship had found out the momentary weakness of her man.
WE have hitherto had so much to relate of a gloomy and disastrous nature, that it is with a feeling of momentary relief we turn to something of a more pleasing complexion, and record the first, and indeed only nuptials in high life that took place in the infant settlement of Astoria.
But so far was she from being, in the words of Robert South, "in love with her own ruin," that the illusion was transient as lightning; cold reason came back to mock her spasmodic weakness; the ghastliness of her momentary pride would convict her, and recall her to reserved listlessness again.
replies the young lady, while she lays down her book with affected indifference, or momentary shame.
A momentary lull had therefore set in whilst the prison was empty, and Rosa availed herself of this favourable moment to come forth from her hiding place, which she also induced her father to leave.