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Immortal "The love I have, for my music, for my husband, for my child, is something that will last far beyond my life."The Beyoncé Manifesto: Quotes on Nihilism and Feminism|Amy Zimmerman|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many still speak of the deceased president with epitaphs such as “The Giant,” “The Immortal,” and “The Eternal Comandante.”Castro Visit Causes Catastrophic Muttering in Caracas|Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, of course, the immortal films of Joel and Ethan Coen, from The Big Lebowski to O Brother, Where Art Thou?Interview: T Bone Burnett, the Coen Brothers’ Music Guru|Andrew Romano|December 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Not only are they (effectively) immortal, but they can draw on their productive capacity to pay debts.Republican Debt-Ceiling ‘Truthers’ Are Risking Financial Disaster|Jamelle Bouie|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It took you about a decade to research and write The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
He also reminded them of the great Fisher Ames, who had lived on that very spot, and was the friend of the immortal Washington.Leaves for a Christmas Bough|Unknown
In the midst of these immortal five hundred images is that of "Marco Polo," who visited here in the twelfth century.My Trip Around the World|Eleonora Hunt
While the one dies thus, while the other so laments his Death, how justly are they both render'd immortal?Lectures on Poetry|Joseph Trapp
This was a great, an immortal deed, greater than all his sonnets and treatises put together.The Evolution of Love|Emil Lucka
He will make the world to live for ever, without age and death; the dead will rise again, and the living will be immortal.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
"deathless," late 14c., from Latin immortalis "deathless, undying," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + mortalis "mortal" (see mortal (adj.)). In reference to fame, literature, etc., attested from 1510s (a sense also found in classical Latin). As a noun, from mid-17c.