Her flame quickly burned up that light fuel; and, fed from within, soared after some illimitable
satisfaction, some object which would never justify weariness, which would reconcile self-despair with the rapturous consciousness of life beyond self.
It seems as only yesterday--it is in fact fourteen long, long years--that I heard him thus holding forth to his pupils, explaining the marvels of the illimitable
void, and rendering clear to my understanding the vast distance that exists between the Being that created all things and the works of his hands.
The chief reason was a sudden, vivid sense of the terrible contrast between something infinitely great and illimitable
within him and that limited and material something that he, and even she, was.
Yet such a gift is illimitable
; he may only win from secret to secret and die unsatisfied.
If two strangers crossing the Pine Barrens in New York State, or the equally desolate Salisbury Plain in England; if casually encountering each other in such inhospitable wilds, these twain, for the life of them, cannot well avoid a mutual salutation; and stopping for a moment to interchange the news; and, perhaps, sitting down for a while and resting in concert: then, how much more natural that upon the illimitable
Pine Barrens and Salisbury Plains of the sea, two whaling vessels descrying each other at the ends of the earth --off lone Fanning's Island, or the far away King's Mills; how much more natural, I say, that under such circumstances these ships should not only interchange hails, but come into still closer, more friendly and sociable contact.
There ought to be a CAPACITY to provide for future contingencies as they may happen; and as these are illimitable
in their nature, it is impossible safely to limit that capacity.
"Merely that the expanse of stars above us is not more illimitable
than my contempt for Miss Lindsay, nor brighter than my hopes of Gertrude."
And Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held illimitable
dominion over all.
'worm' was a monster of vast size and power--a veritable dragon or serpent, such as legend attributes to vast fens or quags where there was illimitable
room for expansion.
Ernestine was a delightful hostess, she loved situations, and her social tact was illimitable
. In a few minutes Trent was seated in a comfortable and solid chair with a little round table by his side, drinking tea and eating buttered scones, and if not altogether at his ease very nearly so.
One can only say with the learned Bevorskius, looking out of his window at the illimitable
loves of the sparrows, 'How merciful is Heaven to its creatures!' Take up the pen.
In Paddington all Cornwall is latent and the remoter west; down the inclines of Liverpool Street lie fenlands and the illimitable
Broads; Scotland is through the pylons of Euston; Wessex behind the poised chaos of Waterloo.