ceaseless motion

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  • Our infant days would have been days of ceaseless motion. Cited from Punchinello, Vol. I, No. 9, May 28, 1870, by Various
  • The strange woman did not stir except to keep up the ceaseless motion of her wrist. Cited from Dead Man's Rock, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • In their ceaseless motion they seemed rivulets of fire, and the black sheet of water between them the solid highway. Cited from The Philanderers, by A.E.W. Mason
  • In short, as Heracleitus taught, the world is the result of ceaseless motion. Cited from Nature Mysticism, by J. Edward Mercer
  • The ceaseless motion and the play of the fountain, the red rock and the green trees near, make this a picturesque spot. Cited from Exploring Expedition to the Rockies, by Fremont
  • His contracted eyes could see four minute figures rowing with ceaseless motion, and a fifth sate at the helm. Cited from Sylvia's Lovers (All), by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • He is a tool, a part of a machine that never stands still, and is sick and giddy with the ceaseless motion. Cited from Table-Talk, William Hazlitt
  • These frail creatures, rooted where they stand, a part of the "still life" of Nature, yet share her ceaseless motion. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 62, December, 1862, by Various
  • His terrified glance swept the water around him, as if he expected to see her upturned face in the waves that mocked his misery by their ceaseless motion. Cited from Miss Dexie, by Stanford Eveleth
  • Somehow, the slow, ceaseless motion of this pricked my curiosity. Cited from Dead Man's Rock, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Before long our merry boys and girls were almost lost in the confusion of bright colors, the ceaseless motion, and the gleaming of skates flashing back the sunlight. Cited from Hans Brinker/Silver Skates/etc by Mary Mapes Dodge
  • Now, the diaphragm, A, and the external respiratory muscles are in ceaseless motion performing the act of breathing. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XV., No. 388, June 9, 1883, Various
  • Its leaves are harmless in decay, for they contain an antiseptic oil, and no leaves of spring are more tenderly green or in more ceaseless motion at the lightest breeze. Cited from The Naturalist on the Thames, by C. J. Cornish
  • We have seen that the matter in the visible universe everywhere tends to gather into vast associations which appear to us as stars, and that these orbs are engaged in ceaseless motion in journeys through space. Cited from Outlines of the Earth's History, by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
  • The world was like a sea before them -- a prospect of ceaseless motion through the night, with the hope of an occasional rest on a doorstep or the edge of the curb-stone when the policeman's back was turned. Cited from Weighed and Wanting, by George MacDonald
  • These lectures are what is known as the Cosmos, and present a scientific picture of the world -- of infinite diversity in unity; of ceaseless motion in the eternal grasp of law. Cited from Lectures Of Col. Ingersoll, V1, by R. G. Ingersoll
  • She did not know whether she fell, or whether he lifted her, but when the blinding mist cleared away again, she was lying in the wicker-chair by the window, and he was walking up and down the room with the ceaseless motion of a prowling animal. Cited from The Top of the World, by Ethel M. Dell
  • The waves, with ceaseless motion, Do day and night plash on the pebbled shore; But the strong tide of the resistless ocean Sweeps in but one hour of the twenty-four. Cited from Poems of Passion, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • This ceaseless motion, with its attendant nervous strains, has prevented any accumulation of flesh, and explains the name of Slim Jim affixed to him by my namesake. Cited from The Boss of Little Arcady, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The ceaseless motion of the vessel rocking at the centre of a circular space of blue, with a perfectly symmetrical dome of azure enclosing her above, unflecked by a single cloud, becomes at last almost unbearable from its changeless sameness of environment. Cited from The Cruise of the Cachalot, by Frank T. Bullen
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