infinitum


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infinitum

(ˌɪnfɪˈnaɪtəm)
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Quite the contrary," said the bachelor; "for, as stultorum infinitum est numerus, innumerable are those who have relished the said history; but some have brought a charge against the author's memory, inasmuch as he forgot to say who the thief was who stole Sancho's Dapple; for it is not stated there, but only to be inferred from what is set down, that he was stolen, and a little farther on we see Sancho mounted on the same ass, without any reappearance of it.
He was, he said himself, "like a child following a bird, which when he is nearest flieth away and lighteth a little before, and then the child after it again, and so in infinitum.
During all this time I was in a murdering humour, and spent most of my hours, which should have been better employed, in contriving how to circumvent and fall upon them the very next time I should see them - especially if they should be divided, as they were the last time, into two parties; nor did I consider at all that if I killed one party - suppose ten or a dozen - I was still the next day, or week, or month, to kill another, and so another, even AD INFINITUM, till I should be, at length, no less a murderer than they were in being man-eaters - and perhaps much more so.
HOMER'S timeless Greek myth has been reinvented by Theatre Ad Infinitum and later this month it will come to Wales.
Magnus Mills' novel ``The Scheme for Full Employment'' concerns a British jobs program in which the nation's ostensibly unemployable are hired to drive vans containing van parts around to a scattered series of depots ad infinitum.
The 43-year-old's production company, Infinitum Nihil, will base the film on the book Sasha's Story: The Life And Death Of A Russian Spy.
Both sheets depict a sort of geometric shape that is multiplied and repeated ad infinitum, superimposed over and over again.
It's apparently not a priority item, And so it continues ad infinitum The patchers' battle will never be won, Until the whole surface is properly done.
I COULDN'T agree more with the letter writers, that Radio Merseyside's management appears to have an obsession with playing jingles ad infinitum.
But you should know that the saying of Aristotle that the body is divisible ad infinitum did not mean that it is actually divisible [but only potentially so]; it means [instead] that every atom in it has a middle and two dimensions.
The Internet is a akin to a pie that keeps getting bigger while more and more people keep demanding more and more slices, ad infinitum.
You've already heard ad infinitum about how the structure of modern life artificially isolates us all and destroys family and community togetherness, what with all those one- and two-child families, sprawling suburbs, and auto-based work patterns, to say nothing of the nature-defying evils of biotechology and the accursed Internet.