It was, in truth, but an empty word; for my feelings towards the Invisible were almost totally extinguished.
It is not an empty word on earth, it is the most important of all occupations.
Soon he saw that the chief's word was no empty word; an' yet would not go away from his own place.
It is always so; a young man prays for fame, and when it comes he finds that it is an empty word.
This empty word posterity checks none but the weak and irresolute.
Justice becomes an empty word and the seamless robe of charity is torn to shreds.
The ancient so-called unity of Germany was not only an empty word, but the very title Emperor of Germany had no foundation in law.
Civilization seems nothing but an empty word, that no longer has the slightest meaning.
If pain is but an empty word, according to the celebrated phrase of Zeno, why not apply that fine maxim to the animal?
For years the bond between her and Clarence Breckenridge had been only an empty word.