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.
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.
The hearing of all this, and a good deal more, outlasted
the banquet some time.
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.
She did not sleep much until the night was half spent; but at last Nature overcame her terrors of the black abyss beneath and the hairy body of the wild beast at her side, and she fell into a deep slumber which outlasted