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Definitionlasting a short time
- For the fragrance that came to each was like a memory of dewy mornings of unshadowed sun in some land of which the fair world in Spring is itself but a fleeting memory.5.8 -- Book 5 Chapter 8 -- The Houses of Healing (58% in)
- He murmured old childish tunes out of the Shire, and snatches of Mr. Bilbo's rhymes that came into his mind like fleeting glimpses of the country of his home.6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (64% in)
- Sam thought he saw a last fleeting glimpse of it, peering back over the edge of the eastward precipice, before it ducked and disappeared.6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- The Land of Shadow (81% in)
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