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fleeting
used in The Mill on the Floss

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lasting a short time
  • These familiar flowers, these well-remembered bird-notes, this sky, with its fitful brightness, these furrowed and grassy fields, each with a sort of personality given to it by the capricious hedgerows,—such things as these are the mother-tongue of our imagination, the language that is laden with all the subtle, inextricable associations the fleeting hours of our childhood left behind them.
    1.5 — Book 1 Chapter 5 — Tom Comes Home (99% in)

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