- The quality of being imperishable.
1891, Shelley, Adonais:
- In what manner can this concession be made an argument for its imperishability?
1914, Various, The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries=:
- What, now, could it be that might give solid foundation to this challenge and to this belief of the noble in the eternity and the imperishability of his work?