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    #1

    appears only momentarily

    Are the following sentences acceptable?

    1. Life is like a vapor which appears only momentarily.
    2.
    Life is like a cloud that is here one moment and gone the next.

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    #2

    Re: appears only momentarily

    The second works better than the first IMO.

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