Usage examples for measureless

  1. His tone has two distinct notes- the note of measureless praise and the note of furious denunciation. – Views and Reviews by Henry James
  2. Time became meaningless, measureless. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  3. O nameless, measureless woe, To abide on the earth without him, and alone from earth to go! – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris
  4. All this must stay below; for the measureless radiance blinds the eyes of the reason, they cannot bear the Incomprehensible Light. – Ruysbroeck by Evelyn Underhill
  5. Life is abundant within us- a measureless deep. – The Blue Flower, and Others by Henry van Dyke
  6. Tell me why it is that even when we are enjoying music, for instance, or a fine evening, or a conversation with sympathetic people, it all seems an intimation of some measureless happiness existing apart somewhere rather than actual happiness such, I mean, as we ourselves are in possession of? – Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps
  7. To Wych Hazel the time probably seemed measureless and endless; while to Rollo, in the struggle and tumultuous whirl of feeling, it was only a single sharp point of existence. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  8. It seemed as though some innermost core of my being, some childish holy of holies, secreted a source of supersubtle reminiscence, which, under some stimulus that now and again became active during sleep, exhaled itself in this singular dream- shadowy and slight, but invariably accompanied by a sense of felicity so measureless and so penetrating that I would always wake in a mystic flutter of ecstasy, the bare remembrance of which was enough to bless and make happy many a succeeding hour. – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  9. It was a pity, a measureless pity, as Mary the Mother must have seen, if she could see mortal life at all, that Zoe did not hear him. – The Money Master, Volume 3. by Gilbert Parker
  10. Gave its gold To me measureless might, Now deal its wonder Death where it is worn! – Stories of the Wagner Opera by H. A. Guerber
  11. I know, only too well, this wild, measureless desire for freedom from every restraint, which knows no limits, recognizes no duties; I know from whom you have inherited it, and to what it will eventually lead. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  12. If terror had terrors for thee, and thou wert giving ear to my gentle words- I bid thee sleep, my babe, and may the sea sleep and our measureless woe; and may change of fortune come forth, Father Zeus, from thee. – A Book of Myths by Jean Lang
  13. He had put literature, and art, and the joys of the connoisseur between himself and the measureless human ill around him. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  14. On the further side of the river is a measureless sea of swelling ground, a natural park covered with great patches of bush- some of them being many square miles in extent. – Maiwa's Revenge The War of the Little Hand by H. Rider Haggard
  15. The next letter, July 28, 1533, begins thus:- My dear Lord,- Had I not believed that I had made you certain of the very great, nay, measureless love I bear you, it would not have seemed strange to me nor have roused astonishment to observe the great uneasiness you show in your last letter, lest, through my not having written, I should have forgotten you. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  16. In this prostrate figure every line bore witness to a measureless despair. – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  17. From Horace's chimney the white wood- smoke of an early fire rises straight upward, all golden with sunshine, into the measureless blue of the sky- on its way to heaven, for aught I know. – Adventures In Friendship by David Grayson