But certainly there is much more sameness
in a country life than in a Bath life.
To him there was no romance in his gorgeous career, no deeds of daring, no thrills--nothing but a gray sameness
and infinite boredom.
The palazzo suddenly seemed so obtrusively old and dirty, the spots on the curtains, the cracks in the floors, the broken plaster on the cornices became so disagreeably obvious, and the everlasting sameness
of Golenishtchev, and the Italian professor and the German traveler became so wearisome, that they had to make some change.
There was a sameness
even in our spoil; for, of course, only the most precious stones are worth the trouble we took and the risks we ran.
There is a wonderful sameness
in the solid side of the English character--just as there is a wonderful sameness
in the solid expression of the English face.
From the summits of the swells, the eye became fatigued with the sameness
and chilling dreariness of the landscape.
What secular want could the million or so of human beings whose daily labour, six days in the week, lay among these Arcadian objects, from the sweet sameness
of which they had no escape between the cradle and the grave--what secular want could they possibly have upon their seventh day?
But otherwise,' suggested Lightwood, 'there might be a degree of sameness
in the life.
A very pleasant routine, with perhaps a slight tinge of sameness
It is in the slow, changed life that follows; in the time when sorrow has become stale, and has no longer an emotive intensity that counteracts its pain; in the time when day follows day in dull, unexpectant sameness, and trial is a dreary routine,--it is then that despair threatens; it is then that the peremptory hunger of the soul is felt, and eye and ear are strained after some unlearned secret of our existence, which shall give to endurance the nature of satisfaction.
It is something cruelly incomprehensible to youthful natures, this sombre sameness in middle-aged and elderly people, whose life has resulted in disappointment and discontent, to whose faces a smile becomes so strange that the sad lines all about the lips and brow seem to take no notice of it, and it hurries away again for want of a welcome.
Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai participated in the Sameness
Project - Water for Workers, which brought together the hotel's colleagues and friends to distribute water to labourers in Dubai.
It is not about giving water, this is about giving a break and having a moment of connection to these workers," said Lina Nahhas, 43, founder of the Sameness
Project, which has been reaching out to the city's workerssince 2010.
UAE-based Lina Nahhas from Palestine and Jonny Kennaugh from New Zealand established the Sameness
Project in 2011 to come up with different initiatives that promote the idea of sameness
and produce moments of sameness
in the community either online or offline.
Each piece of work is the culmination of two months of hard work by these two seemingly diverse groups of Dubai residents, coming together to showcase their sameness