So riveted and intense had been that gaze, and so changeless
his attitude, that a stranger might not have told the living from the dead, but for the occasional gleamings of a troubled spirit, that shot athwart the dark visage of one, and the deathlike calm that had forever settled on the lineaments of the other.
Or, to choose a wholly unsubstantial instance, purely addressed to the fancy, why, in reading the old fairy tales of Central Europe, does the tall pale man of the Hartz forests, whose changeless
pallor unrestingly glides through the green of the groves --why is this phantom more terrible than all the whooping imps of the Blocksburg?
Tearless and speechless, she sat in the room where the revelation of her father's death had first reached her; her face, unnaturally petrified by the sterile sorrow of old age -- a white, changeless
blank, fearful to look at.
If I had happily possessed no knowledge of the place, and had seen it often in that changeless
state, I should have pleased my fancy with many ingenious speculations, I dare say.
While the tides of time Eat out the rocks of empire, and the stars Of human destiny adown the void Go glittering to their doom, she changeless
sweeps Through all her times and destinies.
Above these again, changeless
since the world's beginning, but changing to every mood of sun and cloud, lay out the eternal snow.
But a yet more depressing feature in the grey facade is its telescopic length and changeless
The picture on the other hand was very beautiful to eyes weary of the changeless
sea, and by and by the ship's company grew wonderfully cheerful.
The laws of changeless
justice bind Oppressor with oppressed; And close as sin and suffering joined We march to fate abreast.
Every leaf was at rest in the sunshine, the familiar scene was changeless
, and seemed to represent the prospect of her life, full of motiveless ease--motiveless, if her own energy could not seek out reasons for ardent action.
And still, whether it was dark or whether it was light, the figure of the child floated on before me in its changeless
and mystic light.
Dull and absent, still and changeless
, they were eyes that seemed to be fixed on something far away.