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  • How can man combat part of the continent on the move, driven by the ceaseless powers of the air? Cited from Among the Forces, by Henry White Warren
  • He was to have a still livelier experience of the terrible mischief caused by the ceaseless fire of his friends. Cited from The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood, by Arthur Griffiths
  • Till broken by the ceaseless grief he fed, He sickened and betook himself to bed. Cited from Orlando Furioso, by Ludovico Ariosto
  • Yet as he stood he felt fascinated, and even soothed, by the ceaseless noise of the rain on the invisible water beneath. Cited from A Dog with a Bad Name, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • All our belongings assume a weight by the ceaseless gravitation of our selfish desires; we cannot easily cast them away from us. Cited from Sadhana, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Then the voices trailed off sleepily and silence succeeded, broken only by the ceaseless murmur of the waves around the island. Cited from Spanish Doubloons, by Camilla Kenyon
  • Meanwhile every interest suffered, and life was rendered wellnigh intolerable by the ceaseless antagonism between government and governed. Cited from Cavour, by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
  • The best style will have a certain rotundity imparted by the ceaseless rocking of thought in the deep ocean of sentiment. Cited from Essays AEsthetical, by George Calvert
  • The Pope never tired of passing the nights in this way, although Caesar, a strong man, was worn out by the ceaseless round of pleasure. Cited from Lucretia Borgia, by Ferdinand Gregorovius
  • They rather enabled her to support the other calamity under which she was suffering, and from the thoughts of which she was kept by the ceaseless calls of the invalid. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • Beaten and buffeted by the ceaseless fury that no longer gave quarter, they slowly fought their way hand-over-hand along the rope, Dan now crawling last. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1920, by Various
  • The sunrise was as familiar to her eyes as the sunset, and early and late the activity of her mind was rivaled by the ceaseless industry of her hands. Cited from Authors and Friends, by Annie Fields
  • Then at last Wethermill gave in and, broken down by the ceaseless interrogations of the magistrate, confessed in his turn too. Cited from At the Villa Rose, by A.E.W. Mason
  • Our eyes were nearly blinded by the ceaseless glare beneath us, and the uproar was indescribable. Cited from Edison's Conquest of Mars, by Garrett Putnam Serviss
  • As constant dropping will wear a stone, so might the power that kept the wreck afloat be exhausted by the ceaseless rising of these minute air-bubbles. Cited from Jack Tier, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • All here was sad and grey, and very solemn in its eternal silence, only made more intense by the ceaseless monotonous roar of the ever-rushing water. Cited from Station Amusements, by Lady Barker
  • You may imagine that these people of Alpha Centaurus are idlers, being fed by the ceaseless heat waves that beat upon them. Cited from Life in a Thousand Worlds, by William Shuler Harris
  • The thinking served as an antidote, for by the ceaseless iteration his mind was lulled into a kind of drowse. Cited from The Right Of Way, by G. Parker, v2
  • There, finally, is the rock and refuge of the seeking consciousness wearied by the ceaseless process of the flux. Cited from Practical Mysticism, by Evelyn Underhill
  • It is a veritable parade ground among the mountains, almost cut off from them by the ceaseless action of water, and destined for the defence of the plains of Italy. Cited from The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2), by John Holland Rose
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