infinitum


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infinitum

(ˌɪnfɪˈnaɪtəm)
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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. I am weary of it."
I should wish now to protract this moment ad infinitum; but I dare not.
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.
And so it goes, AD INFINITUM. Now, what I purpose to do is this." He paused for a space.
The Pirates of the Caribbean star has teamed up with bosses at HarperCollins Publishers to launch an imprint named after his production company Infinitum Nihil, meaning, "Nothing is forever".
TODAY'S TIPS EPSOM: 6.05 Shesha Bear, 6.35 Martial Art, 7.10 Italian Tom, 7.45 Henry Allingham, 8.20 Infinitum, 8.50 John Biscuit.
Theatre Ad Infinitum returns to Liverpool's Unity to reinvent Homer's timeless poem Odyssey.
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.
Radio Merseyside management seems to have an obsession with jingles ad infinitum: remember that excruciating jingle "made on Mare-zee-zide" that went on well beyond its sell-by date.
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.
The hourglass typically has negative associations--when the sand runs out, that's it--but here a hidden mechanism made the installation turn over so that the sand found its way to the other compartment again and again, ad infinitum. East Wind, 2004, a large mixed-media installation, looked like a frozen landscape in which a group of cypresses bent sideways, as if a strong wind was blowing in their direction.