And it isn't much inconvenience, either, to have one drop of water fall on your head; yet the worst torture of the inquisition is produced by drop after drop, drop after drop, falling moment after moment, with monotonous succession, on the same spot; and work, in itself not hard, becomes so, by being pressed, hour after hour, with unvarying
, unrelenting sameness, with not even the consciousness of free-will to take from its tediousness.
This hog was always wallowing there, and as he was the only hog we saw, his frequent repetition, together with his unvarying
similarity to himself, finally caused me to reflect that he must be the same hog, and this led me to the deduction that this must be the same spring, also--which indeed it was.
And Thomas (who has never yet been in any other place than ours) spoke so gratefully of my dear father's unvarying
kindness to him, and asked so anxiously to be allowed to go on serving us while his little savings lasted, that Magdalen and I forgot all formal considerations and both shook hands with him.
We jogged along peacefully over the great caravan route from Damascus to Jerusalem and Egypt, past Lubia and other Syrian hamlets, perched, in the unvarying
style, upon the summit of steep mounds and hills, and fenced round about with giant cactuses, (the sign of worthless land,) with prickly pears upon them like hams, and came at last to the battle-field of Hattin.
Some were large, but one or two--and this is a wonderful instance of how nature carries out her handiwork by the same unvarying
laws, utterly irrespective of size--were tiny.
The lion also had quickened his gait, and was doggedly maintaining an unvarying
distance behind them.
For a long time I stood buried in deep thought, when it occurred to me to try out one of the compasses I had brought and ascertain if it remained steadily fixed upon an unvarying
Unfortunately, we are living in a society with humans having monotonous lives who are only concerned with their unvarying
A lot of these derive from the soloists, who are the shifting factor against the Choral Society's backdrop of unvarying
excellence in this piece.
IT teams everywhere face an unvarying
backdrop of constant change.
Frequently, the latter are full of sugar and calories, causing energy highs and lows that fluctuate throughout the day, rather than maintaining a steady, unvarying
Our response has been an unvarying
'Don't give in if you know what's good for you.
But, regardless of the unvarying
weather, this month does see one much-needed change on the horizon: a delightfully refreshing cultural programme -- the highlight of which is the annual International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival.
Condon races through the story beats at an unvarying
pace, usually with his camera too close to the performers while the digital effects overwhelm the screen.
Mr Syllouris also referred to the cooperation of the EU with Turkey, which aims at handling of the refugee flows from the Eastern Mediterranean, stressing the importance of a comprehensive and unvarying
implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement, in relation with all the EU member states, including the Republic of Cyprus.