span of life

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  • We have not seen it at work because our little span of life is too short. Cited from Time and Change, by John Burroughs
  • The span of life of the rich is greater than that of the poor. Cited from Crime: Its Cause and Treatment, by Clarence Darrow
  • Such moments as these are scored up as years in the span of life. Cited from One Generation to Another,Henry Seton Merriman
  • In like manner she seems to be free from change when you look at her in your short span of life. Cited from The Religion of the Samurai, by Kaiten Nukariya
  • Some progress, however, has been made, even during the short span of life that we can remember. Cited from India: What can it teach us?, by F. Max Muller
  • I can stand that, for have I not in my short span of life seen dreams come true. Cited from Northern Nut Growers Association Annual Report, 1917, by Various
  • In his brief span of life he had seen no human misery that expressed itself in this way. Cited from The Fallen Leaves, by Wilkie Collins
  • Our little span of life does not give us the parallax necessary. Cited from Time and Change, by John Burroughs
  • But the span of life, even of a founder of Empire, is short. Cited from The Evolution of an Empire, by Mary Parmele
  • One span of life is too short for developing one's powers to perfection. Cited from Reincarnation, by Swami Abhedananda
  • Get knowledge -- such knowledge as the short span of life allotted to us will allow you to get. Cited from A Little Rebel, by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • Look up then; that thy little span Of life may be well trod. Cited from The World's Best Poetry Volume IV., by Bliss Carman
  • Look up, then -- that thy little span Of life, may be well trod! Cited from Choice Specimens of American Literature, And Literary Reader, by Martin
  • Though the numbers we use seem to be very large indeed, they are so only in comparison with our brief span of life. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • To it the nine months passed in its mother's womb may have meant a long span of life. Cited from Tales of Destiny, by Edmund Mitchell
  • Hence, though his span of life was short, his work is imperishable. Cited from Little Journeys. . .Eminent Artists, by Hubbard
  • They lived through a span of life that was longer than our span, but it was not long enough to give wisdom to them. Cited from The Golden Fleece, by Padraic Colum
  • I see that a great many men, and more women, hold their span of life on conditions of denial and privation. Cited from Villette, by Charlotte Bronte
  • And it is the same in the little span of life -- great and earnest activity produces a comic effect. Cited from Essays of Schopenhauer, by Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Cats would spend their span of life, say, trying new kinds of guile. Cited from This Simian World, by Clarence Day Jr
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