Example sentences for: immortals

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...