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death·less

 (dĕth′lĭs)
adj.
Not subject to termination or death; immortal: deathless renown.

death′less·ly adv.
death′less·ness n.
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Then, last of all, that pale clear-cut face, that sweet clear voice, with its high thrilling talk of the deathlessness of glory, of the worthlessness of life, of the pain of ignoble joys, and of the joy which lies in all pains which lead to a noble end.
Fry's essay, we turn to the topic of immortality and its involvement in the "emotional truth" (95) of Tolkien's backstory, a truth which draws us as readers into a world in which longing and loss, death and deathlessness, are the foundation of a sub-created world that we as readers desire.
For many people," the novelist William Giraldi suggested, "the circumstances of his death still take precedence over the deathlessness of his work.
At the outset, he masterfully parses the opening lines of "Song of Myself," exhibiting the passage as the crux of Whitman's poetics: from his sense of human divinity and scientific inspiration to his faith in deathlessness and direct address to readers.
If deathlessness is a promise, immortality is considered a gift but in many instances also a punishment.
Separating us from others he said, "I have acquired some esoteric drugs, but have no desire to obtain a state of deathlessness for myself alone.
Religion, in his view, is a nonreductive category related to an "'immaterial dimension of beatitude and deathlessness.
It is the space of deathlessness, death as repetition and stasis, not the mortal death that follows struggle, individuality, and life.
His reward is indemnity for the inevitable deathlessness of such questions and their potentially tragic contradictions.
The day before this is known as the Day of the Light of Deathlessness.
V of the Ethics), namely, the doctrines of the Intellectual Love of God, of Human Blessedness, and of the Deathlessness of the Mind, so beloved still today by Spinoza "worshippers," are based on the contradiction that Man both is and is not Necessary and Eternal.
Tolkien is referring to the contrast between human beings, with their short lifespans, and elves, who possess the potential of deathlessness.