Usage examples for ceaseless

  1. How her clean, healthy mind would have abhorred and hated them if she had understood their ceaseless chatter! – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. The rain of jokes that followed was ceaseless, and Punch's not the worst. – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  3. She did all of the talking, her words came in a ceaseless bright flow, she laughed readily and often, her eyes were dancing, the warm color stood high in her cheeks. – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  4. You people are giving me dreams, with your ceaseless mental chatter. – The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  5. But once in the comparative peace of her bedroom, her energy failed her, and she contented herself with locking her Noah's ark of a chest, and put out her candle, and went to sit by the window, and gaze out at the bright heavens; for ever and ever " the blue sky, that bends over all," sheds down a feeling of sympathy with the sorrowful at the solemn hours when the ceaseless stars are seen to pace its depths. – The Grey Woman and other Tales by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
  6. The stir and movement in front of the palace were ceaseless, and Iras, who was now standing beside her uncle, waved her hand towards it, saying: " The wind of rumour! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. Yesterday made it three weeks since we arrived, and in that time there had been only two days in which the rain had not been ceaseless. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  8. Your husband- cousins who in death dar'd steep, And ceaseless draw the unavailing streams! – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  9. There were times when she was painfully conscious of this, and would have given much for the ceaseless flow of words which fell from the lips of her friend Mrs. Milton- Cleave. – The Autobiography of a Slander by Edna Lyall
  10. He lengthened his hours until day and night were one long, ceaseless task. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  11. Who does not remember that first departure of the Beloved- the innumerable letters, the endless meditation, the ceaseless yearning and the everlasting planning for the glorious return? – Modern marriage and how to bear it by Maud Churton Braby
  12. It is a matter of ceaseless wonderment, however, that the philosopher accepted and retained the post. – Three French Moralists and The Gallantry of France by Edmund Gosse
  13. The ceaseless whispering of the poplar leaves went with me, and, in some unaccountable way, annoyed me. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  14. The silversmith spent the first days which succeeded that fatal night in ceaseless occupation. – Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac
  15. And thus, husbands and fathers are driven, not only to ceaseless labor- that they would bear willingly- but to the abandonment of their best- loved pursuits, and their highest, most cherished purposes. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  16. Everything of a movable character had to be secured; and it was an intense relief to all, when after an extraordinary upheaval- the last effort of the uncontrolled waves upon our stanch craft- she passed into the peaceful waters behind the breakwater; completely sheltered from the raging elements, which broke with ceaseless roar upon the concrete mass. – By Water to the Columbian Exposition by Johanna S. Wisthaler
  17. Opposite our front a considerable valley, thickly wooded, ran back from the river, and it was our easy and pleasant task to 'fan' this, as an American officer would say, by scattering a ceaseless shower of rifle and machine- gun bullets throughout its length. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill