immortality


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immortality

(Deathlessness), noun commemoration, continuity, endless life, endlessness, eternal continuance, eternity, imperishability, indestructibility, infinity, perpetuity, undying repute, unlimited existence

immortality

(Distinction), noun commemoration, enshrinement, immortal name, imperishability, lasting fame
See also: distinction, indestructibility, reputation
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The doctrine of the immortality of the soul is also carried further, being made the foundation not only of a theory of knowledge, but of a doctrine of rewards and punishments.
The doctrines of immortality and pre-existence are carried further in the Phaedrus and Phaedo; the distinction between opinion and knowledge is more fully developed in the Theaetetus.
Neither will they increase, for the increase of the immortal natures must come from something mortal, and all things would thus end in immortality.
Her immortality is demonstrated by the previous argument, and there are many other proofs; but to see her as she really is, not as we now behold her, marred by communion with the body and other miseries, you must contemplate her with the eye of reason, in her original purity; and then her beauty will be revealed, and justice and injustice and all the things which we have described will be manifested more clearly.
Men ask concerning the immortality of the soul, the employments of heaven, the state of the sinner, and so forth.
Not that I would have my reader imagine, that this was one of those wanton smiles which Homer would have you conceive came from Venus, when he calls her the laughter-loving goddess; nor was it one of those smiles which Lady Seraphina shoots from the stage-box, and which Venus would quit her immortality to be able to equal.
She knew that out of Nature's device we have built a magic that will win us immortality.
I read immortality in your eyes," I answered, dropping the "sir,"- -an experiment, for I thought the intimacy of the conversation warranted it.
Of what use or sense is an immortality of piggishness?
Levin was confirmed in this generalization by observing that his brother did not take questions affecting the public welfare or the question of the immortality of the soul a bit more to heart than he did chess problems, or the ingenious construction of a new machine.
Then there was no immortality, and Bert, wild and crazy Bert, falling at her front gate with his foolish death-cry, was right.
She would not mind that the universe was unmoral, that there was no God, no immortality.