unendingness


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unendingness

(ʌnˈɛndɪŋnɪs)
n
the state of being unending
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He couldn't remember what was exciting her so then but he remembered Libby's American accent just discernible under her studied German, how sensual he found the reference to unendingness. And how he almost forgot the time that evening and was grateful Tamsin hadn't asked him where he'd been.
The sense of the unendingness of marriage, so much a part of nineteenth century fiction, certainly continued to shape the actual life of unhappily married people.
The permanence of Wordsworth's rallying point is not the unendingness of natural things or of poems, but rather a quality in ourselves that those things (as we know them) partake of, and that Gadamer calls our "radical openness to experience." That is, it is not the rallying point (crag or yew or stream) but the possibility of rallying (one's feelings, one's thought, one's words) that is of permanent human interest.