unreturning

unreturning

(ˌʌnrɪˈtɜːnɪŋ)
adj
not returned; not having come back
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I don't think you will,", said the Ferryman, pushing off; "this city is situated on the Island of the Unreturning.
Work's the essence of life; but to expend precious unreturning vitality and real labour against imaginary danger, that is heartbreakingly absurd
Whether unconsciously inherited from the oppressor's myths or reinvented in the image of "the so-called common language," a lie in a conversation between women is particularly dangerous because it "Inscribes with its unreturning stylus/the isolation it denies.
And through some mooned Valhalla there will pass Battalions and battalions, scarred from hell The unreturning army that was youth; The legions who have suffered and are dust ".
Thus ever seems it when my soul can hear The voice that errs not; then my triumph gleams O'er the blank ocean beckoning, and all night My heart flies on before me as I sail; Far on I see my lifelong enterprise, I see the ungated wall of chaos old, With blocks Cyclopean hewn of solid night, Fade like a wreath of unreturning mist Before irreversible feet of light;-- And lo, with what clear omen in the east On day's gray threshold stands the eager dawn, Like young Leander rosy from the sea Glowing at Hero's lattice
Perhaps, on the morrow suddenly appearing, The insolent enemy, filled with arrogance, Will not respect you, comrade, but us Will dash away the unreturning waves.
36) Margaret Seton Fleming Biddle, Hibernia: The Unreturning Tide (New York, Vantage Press, 1974), 38, 42-43; Minutes of the Circuit Court 1850-1859, 421, 428, Putnam County Courthouse.
17] James Farrar, The Unreturning Spring (Williams and Norgate, 1950), p.
How many of those sons of Birmingham became part of the "The unreturning army that was youth; The legions who have suffered and are dust" (Siegfried Sassoon - Prelude: The Troops)?