She would trample on the neck of humility, she would kneel at the feet of disdain; she would meet tenderness with secret contempt, indifference she would woo with ceaseless
If tenderness could be ever supposed wanting, good sense and good breeding supplied its place; and as to the little irritations sometimes introduced by aunt Norris, they were short, they were trifling, they were as a drop of water to the ocean, compared with the ceaseless
tumult of her present abode.
it behoved me to learn the game itself; since, despite a thousand descriptions of roulette which I had read with ceaseless
avidity, I knew nothing of its rules, and had never even seen it played.
When Lady Russell not long afterwards, was entering Bath on a wet afternoon, and driving through the long course of streets from the Old Bridge to Camden Place, amidst the dash of other carriages, the heavy rumble of carts and drays, the bawling of newspapermen, muffin-men and milkmen, and the ceaseless
clink of pattens, she made no complaint.
No window or barrier could shut out the sound, till the ears of any listener became dulled by the ceaseless
The face of the waters in petty but eternal unrest; and now the sun must shine to set it smiling, to show me its cruel ceaseless
mouthings, to reveal all but the ghastlier horrors underneath.
With some men it needs a cataclysm, as a stone may be broken to fragments by the fury of a torrent; but with some it comes gradually, as a stone may be worn away by the ceaseless
fall of a drop of water.
He wondered how he was going to endure that ceaseless
aching of his soul.
and one after another poured in a ceaseless
stream out of the vast forest that had concealed them and, separating, flowed on and on by the three bridges to the other side.
Anne, as she listened to the ceaseless
badinage that went on between him and Phil, wondered if she had only imagined that look in his eyes when she had told him she could never care for him.
Across the desolate plain, stripped bare of all vegetation, and made hideous forever by the growth of a mighty industry, where the furnace fires reddened the sky, and only the unbroken line of ceaseless
lights showed where town dwindled into village and suburbs led back again into town.
The full moon was about three hours above the eastern horizon; the entire countryside had the solemn stillness of a summer night; our footfalls and the ceaseless
song of the katydids were the only sound aloof.
Five months of ceaseless
interrogation and the inevitable negative.
slavery meeting with no reward; constant gentleness and kindness met by cruelty as constant; love, labour, patience, watchfulness, without even so much as the acknowledgement of a good word; all this, how many of them have to bear in quiet, and appear abroad with cheerful faces as if they felt nothing.
Vassenka Veslovsky kept up alone a ceaseless
flow of cheerful chatter.