I FIRST HEARD OF Antonia on what seemed to me an interminable
journey across the great midland plain of North America.
The alarmed colonists believed that the yells of the savages mingled with every fitful gust of wind that issued from the interminable
forests of the west.
There is one end of the room where it is almost intact, and there, when the crosslights fade and the low sun shines directly upon it, I can almost fancy radiation after all,--the interminable
grotesques seem to form around a common centre and rush off in headlong plunges of equal distraction.
Chanticleer himself, though stalking on two stilt-like legs, with the dignity of interminable
descent in all his gestures, was hardly bigger than an ordinary partridge; his two wives were about the size of quails; and as for the one chicken, it looked small enough to be still in the egg, and, at the same time, sufficiently old, withered, wizened, and experienced, to have been founder of the antiquated race.
The counterpane was of patchwork, full of odd little parti-colored squares and triangles; and this arm of his tattooed all over with an interminable
Cretan labyrinth of a figure, no two parts of which were of one precise shade --owing I suppose to his keeping his arm at sea unmethodically in sun and shade, his shirt sleeves irregularly rolled up at various times --this same arm of his, I say, looked for all the world like a strip of that same patchwork quilt.
When I would recreate myself, I seek the darkest woods the thickest and most interminable
and, to the citizen, most dismal, swamp.
To Rebecca the lengths of brown gingham were interminable
It is a small phrase very frequent with you; and which many a time has drawn me on and on through interminable
talk: I don't very well know why.
Slowly and clumsily, with constant interruptions and interminable
mistakes, the first act dragged on, until Lucy appeared again to end it in soliloquy, with the confession of her assumed simplicity and the praise of her own cunning.
The Doctor, with a complacent smile, was reading aloud some manuscript explanation or statement of a theory out of that interminable
Dictionary, and she was looking up at him.
That I had a fever and was avoided, that I suffered greatly, that I often lost my reason, that the time seemed interminable
, that I confounded impossible existences with my own identity; that I was a brick in the house wall, and yet entreating to be released from the giddy place where the builders had set me; that I was a steel beam of a vast engine, clashing and whirling over a gulf, and yet that I implored in my own person to have the engine stopped, and my part in it hammered off; that I passed through these phases of disease, I know of my own remembrance, and did in some sort know at the time.
passage through the interminable
volumes of the Grand Cyrus.