Usage examples for exhaustion

  1. " You resemble your father in face, Big Tim, but not in figure," said the missionary, when he had recovered from the exhaustion caused by his recent efforts and excitement. – The Prairie Chief by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. I perceived now something of langour and exhaustion stealing over her, and hastened to bid her good night. – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. Better fed than their fellow citizens, they did military work in trench, guard- house and rampart, as the population became rapidly unfit, from physical exhaustion, for the defence of the city. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. He slept at last, from the exhaustion of disappointment. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  5. " It would be no good going to bed, dear," he said, with a sigh of exhaustion. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. He had not seen her; his eyes had been closed as if in exhaustion as they gently helped him along, and she had understood at once that the only thing to be thought of was, by some manner of means, to remove the choking obstacle from his lungs. – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  7. But exhaustion gradually did for him what he could not do for himself. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  8. He was sick from his wounds, sick from exhaustion, sick for the desperate need of tsith. – One Purple Hope! by Henry Hasse
  9. Early maturity is hastened by exhaustion of soil moisture and plant- food. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  10. The old man had had a long sleep, the sleep of exhaustion. – The Intriguers by William Le Queux
  11. It was safely accomplished, though at the cost of very great weariness and exhaustion. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  12. At eight o'clock, when Sprague and Stine, already rolled in their blankets, were sleeping the sleep of exhaustion, Kit came back from a look at the boat. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  13. This new excitement, coming so swiftly after a fortnight of exhaustion, threw her back into a state of extreme nervousness. – Esther by Henry Adams
  14. Then, in utter exhaustion and despair, he allowed his head to sink upon his chest. – Curlie Carson Listens In by Roy J. Snell
  15. Along towards morning Blake dragged in his buffalo- robes, and spreading them on the floor by the bedside, soon dropped into a sleep of utter exhaustion. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  16. It was recorded that some went mad, some died from fright, and many dropped from exhaustion miles away from Dilkusha and its magic. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  17. The object of the hunters was not to strike these creatures from a distance, but to run them down and capture them by sheer exhaustion. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  18. The sun is not growing old, or cold, or feeble, nor can it " sink into exhaustion." – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  19. Several of the female slaves are placed on the camels from utter exhaustion. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson