Definitions of nevermore

  1. at no time hereafter; " Quoth the raven, nevermore!" - E. A. Poe
  2. Never again; at no time hereafter.
  3. Not ever again; at no future time.

Usage examples for nevermore

  1. King Shehriyar returned to his brother and acquainted him with that which Shehrzad had said; and he answered, saying, " Indeed, this is what was in my mind, for that I desire nevermore to be parted from thee. – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  2. Nevermore have guests been better eased. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  3. As she ministered to him she felt that he would open his eyes on this world's pains and cruel injustices nevermore. – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden
  4. My soul floated back to Bonnie Scotland, as when a boy I saw the waving fields of grain, the cows in the barnyard, and the lassies coming down the path from school; my mother with the willow basket, bringing in the clothes from the line, and father smoking his pipe by the well- scenes that nevermore would return. – Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew by Robert McReynolds
  5. Evil seemed now a part of myself, so that nevermore should I get rid of it. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  6. And a blessing be upon your labors; so that the time may hasten on, when the mission of Mother Ann shall have wrought its full effect,- when children shall no more be born and die, and the last survivor of mortal race, some old and weary man like me, shall see the sun go down, nevermore to rise on a world of sin and sorrow! – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  7. It is bright and steady, glorious and good; nevermore, I ween, will warrior give so rich a gift. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  8. Cover the folds of the glimmering sheet Clear from her eyelids weary and sweet Down to her nevermore wayward feet. – A Lonely Flute by Odell Shepard
  9. I consecrate them to Thee for ever, since Thou hast chosen them for Thy temple; my body to be continually employed in Thy service, and nevermore to become an instrument of sin; my soul to know Thee, to love Thee and be evermore faithful to Thee. – General Catholic Devotions by Bonaventure Hammer
  10. The whole Order of Things can hardly be completely unravelled in any single person's lifetime, and I suspect he will have to adjourn the final stage of his investigations to that more luminous realm where the Landlady hopes to rejoin the company of boarders who are nevermore to meet around her cheerful and well- ordered table. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  11. O light, may I behold thee nevermore! – The Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles
  12. I'll do you this to wit; and ye allow me without distrust, I'll contrive that she lie by you so near this night, that she'll nevermore withhold from you her love. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  13. The full rejoicing sun looked down As grand as in the days before: Only to them those days of yore Could come back nevermore. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  14. When he came to pray for " our youthful sister, missing from her pious home, perhaps nevermore to return to her afflicted relatives," and the women and old men began crying, Byles Gridley was on the very point of getting up and cutting short the whole matter by stating the simple fact that she had got back, all right, and suggesting that he had better pray for some of the older and tougher sinners before him. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  15. Nevermore was he to know repose, till he had found truth. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  16. Poor, faithful " Horsethief" will nevermore smile his greeting: he did not survive six months in the terrible workhouse. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  17. Though my heart must henceforth enclose a red flame vainly striving to devour emptiness, still I must go back to that Paradise which will nevermore be Paradise to me. – The Fugitive by Rabindranath Tagore
  18. Nevermore,- nevermore may he lift from the sight The veil which is woven with terror and night! – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education