interminable


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tiresomely long

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But when I saw these sleek, shiny carcasses shimmering in the sunlight as they emerged from the ocean, shaking their giant heads; when I saw the waters roll from their sinuous bodies in miniature waterfalls as they glided hither and thither, now upon the surface, now half submerged; as I saw them meet, open-mouthed, hissing and snorting, in their titanic and interminable warring I realized how futile is man's poor, weak imagination by comparison with Nature's incredible genius.
Again the weary and apparently interminable marching became a perfect nightmare of horrors to me.
The counterpane was of patchwork, full of odd little parti-colored squares and triangles; and this arm of his tattooed all over with an interminable Cretan labyrinth of a figure, no two parts of which were of one precise shade --owing I suppose to his keeping his arm at sea unmethodically in sun and shade, his shirt sleeves irregularly rolled up at various times --this same arm of his, I say, looked for all the world like a strip of that same patchwork quilt.
He commended, however, the author's way of ending his book with the promise of that interminable adventure, and many a time was he tempted to take up his pen and finish it properly as is there proposed, which no doubt he would have done, and made a successful piece of work of it too, had not greater and more absorbing thoughts prevented him.
The voices of the cannon were mingled in a long and interminable row.
As the shadows of night approached Marheyo's household were once more assembled under his roof: tapers were lit, long curious chants were raised, interminable stories were told (for which one present was little the wiser), and all sorts of social festivities served to while away the time.
The anthem was interminable, and you had to stand drearily while it was being sung; you could not hear the droning sermon, and your body twitched because you had to sit still when you wanted to move about.
I, who had seen trees only in parks and illustrated books, wandered in my sleep through interminable forests.
ISLAMABAD -- Defence minister Khawaja Asif has said interminable tax evasion is continuing in the country which is causing irreparable loss to national economy.
In The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church, which St.
Rosanna Davison to wear a red wedding dress - 8/1 (Paddy Power) THERE'S a bit in the BBC's political satire The Thick Of It where a stressed-out newspaper editor, presented with the latest in an interminable list of Prime Ministerial candidates, reaches breaking point.
When it was over (who but Bruckner - and Mahler - could write such interminable scherzos that go on long after their initial ideas have run their course?
To relieve the tedium of the interminable queues at every junction, roundabout and traffic light we have invented a game: "Bus Lane Bingo.
The calendars because children wanted to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas by eating a small chocolate replica of Lisa Simpson, the latter because, after what must have seemed like an interminable month, Movember is over.
UsA AS the US continued to bore itself rigid with the interminable Jacko doctor trial, the nation was transfixed by another story which could only happen there.