almost ceaseless

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  • The strain of almost ceaseless work for many years was gradually wearing him out. Cited from Queen Victoria, by E. Gordon Browne
  • Then the almost ceaseless bad weather, and the many squalid conditions of life, were wearing to body and soul. Cited from A Dream of the North Sea, by James Runciman
  • There is indeed something divine in an almost ceaseless outpouring of creative energy. Cited from Gilbert Keith Chesterton, by Maisie Ward
  • Of late the contest had become more sanguinary and almost ceaseless. Cited from After London, by Richard Jefferies
  • Many centuries of European history had been marked by war almost ceaseless between France and England when these two states first confronted each other in America. Cited from The Conquest of New France, by George M. Wrong
  • It was the beginning of six years of incessant diplomatic intrigue, and of almost ceaseless war. Cited from Henry the Second, by Mrs. J. R. Green
  • Another and another followed in quick succession until the jungle reverberated with the now almost ceaseless notes of their bloodthirsty screams. Cited from Tarzan of the Apes, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • When morning came I began praising the Lord; and for several days, I walked the floor offering almost ceaseless praises to God. Cited from Trials and Triumphs of Faith, by Mary Cole
  • He has a cold body but a warm heart, and a countenance of almost parental benevolence, and the joy of life moves him to an almost ceaseless activity. Cited from Here are Ladies, by James Stephens
  • The four following days were spent in the same manner -- the gale lasting all that time with unabated fury, accompanied by an almost ceaseless fall of snow. Cited from The Log of the Flying Fish, by Harry Collingwood
  • The history of Continental Hellas for more than a century after the close of the Persian War had been a record of almost ceaseless conflict. Cited from Early European History, By Hutton Webster
  • On the journey we were a good deal annoyed by the swollen streams and the muddy roads consequent on three days of almost ceaseless rain. Cited from Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War, by Various
  • The rains have been terrific, blinding, tropical in their almost ceaseless roar and fury. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, March 1915
  • The composing-room of a large daily paper, for instance, presents, day and night, a spectacle of the almost ceaseless industry of jaded operatives. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 79, May, 1864, by Various
  • The lake was ruffled with almost ceaseless storms; clouds big with rain above; a turmoil of gray and gloomy waves beneath. Cited from France and England in North America, by F. Parkman
  • The clank of the old wooden loom was almost ceaseless. Cited from Reminiscences of a Pioneer, by Colonel William Thompson
  • Beyond the next ridge, or the rise beyond that, or around the corner of the hill, was Ladysmith -- the goal of all our hopes and ambitions during weeks of almost ceaseless fighting. Cited from London to Ladysmith via Pretoria, by Winston Spencer Churchill
  • Father Brown knew that the once-celebrated Saradine had spent his last few years in almost ceaseless travel, but he had not guessed that the travels were so disreputable or so amusing. Cited from The Innocence of Father Brown by G.K.Chesterton #2
  • The weather affected Mr. Woodhouse, and he could only be kept tolerably comfortable by almost ceaseless attention on his daughter's side, and by exertions which had never cost her half so much before. Cited from Emma, by Jane Austen
  • Glancing down at her companion's small, close-clasped hands, she thought of their almost ceaseless toil in those commonplace rooms which she called home, and for the two in it -- the ordinary man, the usual baby. Cited from The Precipice, by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
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