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durables

[′du̇r·ə·bəlz]
(engineering)
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When the memory of the first races felt itself overloaded, when the mass of reminiscences of the human race became so heavy and so confused that speech naked and flying, ran the risk of losing them on the way, men transcribed them on the soil in a manner which was at once the most visible, most durable, and most natural.
How much more solid, durable, unyielding, is a book of stone!
Human thought discovers a mode of perpetuating itself, not only more durable and more resisting than architecture, but still more simple and easy.
In a few hours they had forgotten the whole affair, nor once imagined that the recording angel had written down the crime of murder against their souls, in letters as durable as eternity.
These hats were nearly waterproof, and extremely durable.
This was the beginning for Philip of a happiness which seemed both solid and durable. They became lovers but remained friends.
You are never sure of a good impression being durable; everybody may sway it.
He was seeking to make himself more fully sensible of the scene around him; or, perhaps, dreading it to be a dream, or a play of imagination, was vexing the fair moment with a struggle for some added brilliancy and more durable illusion.
"I am laying down good intentions, which I believe durable as flint.
He had suffered, and he had learned to think: two advantages that he had never known before; and the self-reproach arising from the deplorable event in Wimpole Street, to which he felt himself accessory by all the dangerous intimacy of his unjustifiable theatre, made an impression on his mind which, at the age of six-and-twenty, with no want of sense or good companions, was durable in its happy effects.
February durables report modestly under-performed, with a small 0.1% ex-transportation gain despite a weak headline durable orders figure of -1.6% thanks to a -4.8% transportation reading, but a boost from a 2.5% defense orders gain.
Durables consumption has a long-lived feature that makes it somewhat similar to investment.