ceaseless noise

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  • This ceaseless noise was produced by the numerous carriages passing and repassing without. Cited from Young Americans Abroad, by Various
  • It is the ceaseless noise that always hovers over the chimneys of a great city. Cited from From Pole to Pole, by Sven Anders Hedin
  • 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
  • After the ceaseless noise and activity to which he had become accustomed at the camp the silence seemed oppressive, and he turned and retraced his steps to the office. Cited from At the Time Appointed, by A. Maynard Barbour
  • The trade-wind moving in the fans made a ceaseless noise of summer rain; and from time to time, with the sound of a sudden and distant drum-beat, the surf would burst in a sea-cave. Cited from In the South Seas, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The heat of the day, approaching noon, the ceaseless noise of Havana rose diffused to the balcony where he sat until the circling sunlight forced him to move inside. Cited from Cytherea, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • It was hot; the stillness was broken at intervals by the sound of brass and continually by the ceaseless noise of grasshoppers. Cited from Quo Vadis, The Time of Nero, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • Babel Rock, the largest and most conspicuous of the rocks, is the site of a penguin rookery and the name arises from the ceaseless noise.
  • But it was King, somewhat bored by the ceaseless noise and heat, and her brother, incoherently enthusiastic, who rode at her side, while Clay moved on in advance and seemed to have forgotten her existence. Cited from Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  • The ceaseless noise of the engine told me accurately the position of the keel-boat, although, by this time, there was a stretch of rushing water between us which prevented me even seeing the hulking shadow of the craft. Cited from The Devil's Own, by Randall Parrish
  • As the keen wind blew in her face she imagined it wafted a saline fragrance; even the ceaseless noise of the city seemed to her like that of a surging tide beating against a rocky cliff. Cited from A Love Episode, by Emile Zola
  • Perhaps you have been away in distant parts of the earth, each day crowded with new experiences and slowly obscuring the clear pictures of England with which you left: perhaps you have only been hidden away in London, amid its ceaseless noise, its strange faces, its monotonous recurrence of duties. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, April 1875, Vol. XV., No. 88, by Various
  • The name arose because the feature is the site of a penguin rookery, with its attendant ceaseless noise resembling the profuse and idle discussion denoted by the word "palaver."
  • There most of the work was done, he receiving, during nearly the whole night, news and messages, correcting proofs, and passing instructions in his quiet off-hand, and, when needful, peremptory or commanding way, and, amidst the ceaseless noise, writing or correcting leaders when possible. Cited from Early Melbourne & Victoria, by William Westgarth
  • There is that's dear in a mountain home, With dog and gun 'mid the woods to roam; And city life hath a thousand joys, That quiver amid its ceaseless noise; Yet nothing on land can give to me Such joy as that of the pathless sea. Cited from Town and Country, John S. Adams
  • We seldom get more than a few hours at a time; but it is astonishing how readily one learns to slumber in unlikely surroundings -- upon damp earth, in cramped positions, amid ceaseless noise, in clothes and boots that have not been removed for days. Cited from The First Hundred Thousand, by Ian Hay [AKA: Major John Hay Beith]
  • I more than once gave an involuntary groan or shriek, on finding myself in this singular state; so did many others, and these groans and shrieks were wildly and fearfully contrasted with the never-ending hum, which, like the ceaseless noise of a distant waterfall, went on during the night. Cited from Station; The Party Fight & Funeral; The Lough Derg Pilgrim, by Carleton
  • Surveyed in 1947 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and so named by them because of the ceaseless noise from the penguin rookeries on the west side of the ridge close north of the point.