Example sentences for: immortals

How can you use “immortals” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Xi’an’s once-glorious temples were devastated during the Cultural Revolution (1966–1976), but restorations have led to the reopening of the Lama Temple (Guangrensi), founded in 1705; Woolongsi, an ancient Zen Buddhist temple; Dongyuemiao, a Daoist temple to the mountain god of Taishan; and the Temple of the Eight Immortals (Baxianguan), which is the most active of the city’s religious shrines at present and has an open-air market.

  • Around the corner, on the roof of a theater, a chariot and team of wild horses are frozen in eternal petrifaction on the brink of hurtling suicidally off the roof, quite as if the immortals, too, have their traffic problems.

  • Crowds of humble mortals stride the pavements down below while, three or four stories above, on the façades of buildings, a very different crowd of carved stone beings, the Olympian gods and goddesses, throng the upper air, in clear illustration of the dualistic character of all existence: mortals below, immortals above, flesh here, stone there; the ever-changing, the everlasting.

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