These exploits, however, were transient in their effects.
There is a transient population of thousands of visitors during the year.
It is unusually hard, owing to the recent severe but transient cold, and all watered or waved like a palace floor.
It was only the news of his brothers captivity in Austria which gave the intriguing prince a transient hope of success.
Whether the closed primitive shell-sac of the slugs (and with it the transient embryonic shell-gland of all other Mollusca) is precisely the same thing as the closed sac in which the calcareous pen or shell of the Cephalopod Sepia and its allies is formed, is a further question which we shall consider when dealing with the Cephalopoda.