Usage examples for illimitable

  1. Patrick Henry said: " Shall we be told, when about to grant such illimitable authority, that it will never be exercised? – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. To a spectator looking down upon mile after mile of such pasture land in summer from an elevation it resembles a park of illimitable extent. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  3. " Why, yes," said Old Gentleman, whose desire to accommodate was illimitable. – Punch, or the London Charivari, November 4th 1893 by Various
  4. It was the vision of a drowned world, an illimitable waste of dead waters, stretching into a great, silent, desolate forest. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  5. Oh day of days, when after years of limitation, monotony, and embarrassment, we see it all behind us, and face a new future with an illimitable prospect! – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford
  6. But it was not so in society under owners of fiefs: the grandeur was neither dazzling nor unapproachable; it was but a short step from vassal to suzerain; they lived familiarly one with another, without any possibility that superiority should think itself illimitable, or subordination think itself servile. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  7. Nevertheless, this life of enterprise and hard work, the constant struggle against nature, for the illimitable space of the inhospitable wilderness was a more formidable antagonist than the stealthy savage, benefited the American soldier in more ways than one. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  8. When you have mounted a beloved horse, on a fine, bracing autumnal morning, my boy, did you ever feel like a kind of new and superior being; as though you and your steed were one consummate individual, inspired by one bounding, uncontrollable impulse, and impatiently regarding the line of the horizon as a tyrannical limit to a ride that should else tear gallantly and recklessly forth into illimitable space? – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3 by Robert H. Newell
  9. He then cast his eyes around the illimitable expanse, and spied a loon. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  10. To them there was no universe save the illimitable expanse of their love. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  11. She had nothing with which to compare this illimitable space. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  12. He forgets that scores of theatres now exist where once there were but two or three; that the population of the United States has been increased by about fifty millions within ninety years; that the field has been enormously broadened; that the character of, the audience has become one of illimitable diversity; that the prodigious growth of the star- system, together with all sorts of experimental catch- penny theatrical management, is one of the inevitable necessities of the changed condition of civilisation; that the feverish tone of this great struggling and seething mass of humanity is necessarily reflected in the state of the theatre; and that the forces of the stage have become very widely diffused. – Shadows of the Stage by William Winter
  13. The Gates of Gold bar that threshold; yet there are some who pass those gates and discover the sublime and illimitable beyond. – Light On The Path and Through the Gates of Gold by Mabel Collins
  14. He envied the king of birds his reign over that illimitable space, his far- reaching vision, and his freedom. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  15. Here and there, in the illimitable blue, like crumbs of diamond dust, gleamed the first stars of evening. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  16. Kate swept her glance once more over the dark beauty of the mountain- tops- her splendid world, wrought with illimitable joy in achievement by the Maker of Worlds,- and turning, ran down the great rock that led to the trail. – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  17. Is it rational to suppose that the sweep of evolution which has brought man from such unfathomable depths will not carry him up to still more illimitable heights? – The Eliminator; or, Skeleton Keys to Sacerdotal Secrets by Richard B. Westbrook