I have no purpose to serve now but burial in oblivion.
It is due alike to the oath I have taken, alike to the shattered idol, and alike to circumstances over which I have no control, that the whole should be buried in oblivion.
They had all listened intently to Ozma's story, and when she finished speaking there was a long period of silence while all thought upon the curious magical power of the Water of Oblivion.
You may all go to bed, and I advise you to forget your worries just as completely as if you had drunk of the Water of Oblivion in the Forbidden Fountain.
Scattered here and there, more massive blocks showed where some pompous tomb or ambitious monument had once flung its feeble defiance at oblivion
As the supreme perfection and universality of the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey" cast into oblivion
whatever pre-Homeric poets had essayed, so these same qualities exercised a paralysing influence over the successors of Homer.
The captain was now interred, and might, perhaps, have already made a large progress towards oblivion
, had not the friendship of Mr Allworthy taken care to preserve his memory, by the following epitaph, which was written by a man of as great genius as integrity, and one who perfectly well knew the captain.
There had been a period of repose, and he had sunk into oblivion
This man, whose name was Beaufort, was of a proud and unbending disposition and could not bear to live in poverty and oblivion
in the same country where he had formerly been distinguished for his rank and magnificence.
These were the last words spoken by the whelp, before a giddy drowsiness came upon him, followed by complete oblivion
But these dead-tinted, hollow-eyed, angular skeletons of villages on the Rhone oppress me with the feeling that human life--very much of it--is a narrow, ugly, grovelling existence, which even calamity does not elevate, but rather tends to exhibit in all its bare vulgarity of conception; and I have a cruel conviction that the lives these ruins are the traces of were part of a gross sum of obscure vitality, that will be swept into the same oblivion
with the generations of ants and beavers.
The choice for people like Mr Ward is whether they retreat into a comfort zone of far-left policies which will lead to oblivion
for the Labour Party or accept the world as it is with a market economy but seek through Labour's values to moderate how that works.
English translation from Oblivion
and Stone: A Selection of Contemporary
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