Quotes of exhaustion

  1. The natural consequence of our submission, even in part, to the system that looks to compelling the export of raw products, the exhaustion of the land, the cheapening of labour, and the export of the labourer. – Henry Charles Carey
  2. I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom. – Thomas Carlyle
  3. Exhaustion and exasperation are frequently the handmaidens of legislative decision. – Barber B. Conable, Jr.
  4. More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy. – Jeff Greenfield
  5. Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads. – Fritz Kreisler
  6. Signs of fatigue soon manifested themselves more and more strongly, and slowly the men dropped out one by one, from sheer exhaustion No murmur of complaint, however, would be heard. – Fritz Kreisler
  7. Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate. – Dorothea Lange
  8. Tom Cruise's attorney said he is going to sue anyone who claims he is gay. In a related story, Ricky Martin's attorney has been hospitalized for exhaustion – Conan O'Brien
  9. The men are walking. They are fifty feet apart, for dispersal. Their walk is slow, for they are dead weary, as you can tell even when looking at them from behind. Every line and sag of their bodies speaks their inhuman exhaustion – Ernie Pyle
  10. First, it doesn't surprise me that traditional music has experienced a kind of exhaustion in the 20th century- not forgetting that many musicians started to look outside the traditional structures of tonality. – Pierre Schaeffer
  11. In one hotel, the maid who built the fire fainted in our room. Exhaustion was the cause. We talked with her later and learned that she worked 17 hours a day and makes 95 marks a month- about 50 cents. – Agnes Smedley
  12. Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. – Kurt Vonnegut

Usage examples for exhaustion

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. He slept at last, from the exhaustion of disappointment. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. " It would be no good going to bed, dear," he said, with a sigh of exhaustion – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. But exhaustion gradually did for him what he could not do for himself. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  8. Finally, from sheer exhaustion the little dusky head drooped on the sill, and when the last fading sunbeam stole into the room it found the little girl fast asleep. –  by
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. He was sick from his wounds, sick from exhaustion sick for the desperate need of tsith. – One Purple Hope! by Henry Hasse
  14. " 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
  15. 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
  16. The old man had had a long sleep, the sleep of exhaustion – The Intriguers by William Le Queux
  17. This new excitement, coming so swiftly after a fortnight of exhaustion threw her back into a state of extreme nervousness. – Esther by Henry Adams
  18. Early maturity is hastened by exhaustion of soil moisture and plant- food. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  19. 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
  20. Then, in utter exhaustion and despair, he allowed his head to sink upon his chest. – Curlie Carson Listens In by Roy J. Snell

Rhymes for exhaustion

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