unnumbered ages

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  • But we see him not perfect in his wilderness home of unnumbered ages past. Cited from Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 1, July-December, 1864, by Various
  • Yet so it is; so it has been for unnumbered ages. Cited from At Last, by Charles Kingsley
  • You have slept for unnumbered ages; this morning will you not wake? Cited from Songs of Kabir, by Rabindranath Tagore (Tr.)
  • This came home to me with added force when, from subsequent examination, we learned that the entire mouth of this cave had been sealed up for unnumbered ages. Cited from When the World Shook, by H. Rider Haggard
  • Think of it, washed by the rain and scorched by the sun and swept by the wind for those unnumbered ages. Cited from The Poison Belt by A. Conan Doyle
  • Unnumbered ages may be occupied with such a grand evolution of celestial progress, beyond our power of calculation; but will the changes of created things, even then, have come to an end? Cited from Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith, by Robert Patterson
  • During unnumbered ages those gladiators struggled to surpass one another in destruction by pouring forth great floods of molten lava. Cited from John L. Stoddard's Lectures, Vol. 10 (of 10), by John L. Stoddard
  • Yes; for that upheaval, like the plow of some titanic husbandman, brought to the surface elements of good and use which had been lying fallow for unnumbered ages. Cited from Holland, by Thomas Colley Grattan
  • There it slept as it had slept through the silence of unnumbered ages since the world was formed, untrod by the white man's foot, known only to wild Indian hunters, as primitive as the wilderness itself. Cited from Left on the Labrador, by Dillon Wallace
  • So through the unnumbered ages of the world's history, God has from time to time created man in His own image, out of the dust of the earth, and man so made "a little lower than the angels" has, also in time, fallen and forfeited his inheritance. Cited from Towards the Great Peace, by Ralph Adams Cram
  • And, again, in that far back distance it is more than conceivable, it seems by the analogy of God's dealings next to certain, that ten thousand worlds may have been called into existence, and lasted their unnumbered ages, and then perished in succession. Cited from Sermons Preached at Brighton, by Frederick W. Robertson
  • The advantages of this field, as compared with Greece, Egypt, and the Orient, will be apparent when we remember that the dawn of art in these countries lies hidden in the shadow of unnumbered ages, while ours stands out in the light of the very present. Cited from Form and Ornament in Ceramic Art, by William Henry Holmes
  • He stood looking from the window at the prospect below; at the trees bordering the winding embankment; at the ancient monolith which for unnumbered ages had looked across desert sands to the Nile, and now looked down upon another river of many mysteries. Cited from The Hand Of Fu-Manchu, by Sax Rohmer
  • Shall we be even as we are, but still, through unnumbered ages, growing slowly on to the Divine, or, casting off the very semblance of mortality, shall we rise at one wide sweep to the pinnacle of fulfilled time, there to learn the purposes and mark the measure of all Being. Cited from Dawn, by H. Rider Haggard
  • There were no loose stones to be seen; the rocky escalier had been swept clean unnumbered ages since; but the rocks were fearfully slippery, shining with a vitreous polish where the torrents of many thousand years had worn them smooth. Cited from In Secret, by Robert W. Chambers