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  • If joy were ceaseless here in this world, would man ever seek another? Cited from Autobiography of a YOGI, by Paramhansa Yogananda
  • Stewart had taken up his duties as foreman, and his activities were ceaseless. Cited from Light of the Western Stars, Zane Grey
  • His benefactions were ceaseless, and they were one of the chief joys of his later life. Cited from Authors and Friends, by Annie Fields
  • Her caprices with the officers and ladies of her household were ceaseless: but they adored her. Cited from Barry Lyndon, William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The tributes paid to her were ceaseless, and her house in Hartford testifies to many of them. Cited from Authors and Friends, by Annie Fields
  • His arms gleamed with the wet, and were ceaseless; he might have been a dumb machine, without capacity for weariness. Cited from Vrouw Grobelaar and Her Leading Cases, by Perceval Gibbon
  • There were ceaseless feuds between these Princes and constant fighting between their armies of samurai, as their followers were called. Cited from Peeps at Many Lands: Japan, by John Finnemore
  • Gleason lent his best efforts to the work, and he and his drill sergeants were ceaseless in their squad instruction. Cited from Marion's Faith, by Charles King
  • At last, blinded by ignorance and afflicted by Time he began to boast before all persons, saying that his adorations towards me were ceaseless. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • Her interrogations Of "what was the matter?" and "whither was I going?" were ceaseless and vehement. Cited from Wieland, The Transformation, by Charles B. Brown
  • They had, however, to walk in single file, with much care to their steps, for the obstacles were ceaseless in the way of trailing vines, saplings, and fallen trees. Cited from In Search of the Okapi, by Ernest Glanville
  • My fears for Adrian were ceaseless; August had come; and the symptoms of plague encreased rapidly in London. Cited from The Last Man, by Mary Shelley
  • Her interrogations of "What was the matter?" and "Whither was I going?" were ceaseless and vehement. Cited from World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6, by Various
  • The Indians followed quietly their Arcadian lives, except when now and then a contingent of them was required to assist in any of the wars, which at that time were ceaseless throughout the eastern part of South America. Cited from A Vanished Arcadia, by R. B. Cunninghame Graham ]
  • All day long we swam or rowed, or sailed, or played ball, or camped out, or ate enormous meals -- anything so long as our activities were ceaseless and our breathing apparatus given no rest. Cited from Adventures and Letters of Richard Harding Davis
  • Others, like Gates and Conway, were ceaseless intriguers. Cited from Washington and his Comrades in Arms, George Wrong
  • Along the river, from the Montmorenci to Point Levi, there were ceaseless artillery fights between gunboats, frigates, and batteries on shore. Cited from Montcalm and Wolfe, by Francis Parkman
  • From that moment the sounds of the axe were ceaseless, while the failing of the trees was like a distant cannonading; and the daylight broke into the depths of the woods with the suddenness of a winter morning. Cited from The Pioneers, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • And during the dark and trying days from June 22nd until July 14th, the telegraphers of the army -- the signal corps men -- were ceaseless and tireless in their efforts, and as a result within five minutes of its being sent, a message would be in Washington. Cited from Danger Signals, by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
  • At the same time the counter attacks of the Portuguese were ceaseless, and the leaders of the Dutch garrisons in South America made representations to the Netherlands in favour of reinforcements and a commander of real note. Cited from South America, by W. H. Koebel
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