In this short-lived microrepublic, all the men were members of the legislative General Assembly and had a vote on what was law.
College was not very interesting to me, and after a short-lived career in journalism, I grew bored with that as well.
Though the demonstration was small and short-lived, it gave some Syrians hope that things were beginning to change.
But assuming things were ever that hopeful, heaven was short-lived, and trouble followed.
The pleasures associated with our own acts of consumption tend to be short-lived.
Young Bennett now withdrew and started a small paper, The Globe, but it was short-lived.
His short-lived rage was past with the occasion that provoked it.
The rejoicing of the free-State men over this not too brilliant victory was short-lived.
The former was short-lived: for it met with a ready explanation.
There is nothing new: all things are both familiar and short-lived.