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1821-1822, (w), ''Remarks on the tendency of certain Clauses in a Bill now pending in Parliament to degrade Grammar Schools''
- Esteem, lasting esteem, the esteem of good men, like himself, will be his reward, when the gale of ephemeral popularity shall have gradually subsided.
1853, (w), ''Lecture on the right use of Books''
- sentences not of ephemeral, but of eternal, efficacy
Usually dry, but filling with water for brief periods during and after precipitation.
1986, W.H. Raymond, "Clinoptilolite Deposit in the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, U.S.A.", in Yūichi Murakami et al. (editors), ''New Developments in Zeolite Science and Technology'' (conference proceedings), Elsevier, (ISBN), page 80:
- The graben constitutes a depositional basin and a topographic low, underlain by Cretaceous shales, in which volcanic debris accumulated in ephemeral lakes and streams in Oligocene and early Miocene time.