Is man of adamant he should outlast
The giants of the grove?
And there seems no reason to doubt that if these elephants, which have now been hunted for thousands of years, by Semiramis, by Porus, by hannibal, and by all the successive monarchs of the East --if they still survive there in great numbers, much more may the great whale outlast
all hunting, since he has a pasture to expatiate in, which is precisely twice as large as all Asia, both Americas, Europe and Africa, New Holland, and all the Isles of the sea combined.
Here is a mine of truth, which, however vigorously it may be worked, is likely to outlast
It seemed incredible that a man could outlast
half a century shut up in a dark hole like a rat, but here were his old wife and some old comrades to testify to it.
These rascals were all on foot, but no matter, they were always up to time--they can outrun and outlast
In its whole constitution it had not a straight floor, and hardly a straight line; but it had outlasted
, and clearly would yet outlast
, many a better-trimmed building, many a sprucer public- house.
Then, since I am introducing no new usage or practice, I may as well avail myself of the honour that chance offers me, for even though his inclination for me should not outlast
the attainment of his wishes, I shall be, after all, his wife before God.
As often as he began to consider how to increase this inheritance, or to lay it by, so often his misgiving that there was some one with an unsatisfied claim upon his justice, returned; and that alone was a subject to outlast
the longest walk.
Not as I mean you'd think me a burden--I know you wouldn't--but it 'ud be hard upon you; and when I look for'ard to that, I like to think as you'd have somebody else besides me-- somebody young and strong, as'll outlast
your own life, and take care on you to the end.
I think at this rate, that he will hardly outlast
I remember the drawn faces, the dejected figures of my two men, and I remember my youth and the feeling that will never come back any more--the feeling that I could last for ever, outlast
the sea, the earth, and all men; the deceitful feeling that lures us on to joys, to perils, to love, to vain effort--to death; the triumphant conviction of strength, the heat of life in the handful of dust, the glow in the heart that with every year grows dim, grows cold, grows small, and expires--and expires, too soon--before life itself.
For though the celestial rapture falling out of heaven seizes only upon those of tender age, and although a beauty overpowering all analysis or comparison and putting us quite beside ourselves we can seldom see after thirty years, yet the remembrance of these visions outlasts
all other remembrances, and is a wreath of flowers on the oldest brows.