II, The evanescent eleventh somite of the opisthosoma.
Eyes evanescent or absent.
The nervous impulse is, so to say, the sudden evanescent glow of an ember continuously black-hot.
The power of the local sheiks was step by step reduced, till it at last became evanescent - to the unmixed advantage of the whole history.
The invention of the art of writing afforded the means of substituting precise and permanent records for vague and evanescent tradition; but in the infancy of the world, mankind had learned neither to estimate accurately the duration of time, nor to refer passing events to any fixed epoch.