Usage examples for numberless

  1. In October, 1840, Emerson writes to Carlyle:- We are all a little wild here with numberless projects of social reform. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  2. Minds would leave each other in contrary directions, traverse each other in numberless points, and at last greet each other at the journey's end. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  3. Here numberless processes may be found practicable, which cannot all be enlarged on in this outline. – The Jewish State by Theodor Herzl Commentator: Louis Lipsky Alex Bein
  4. Hence, the roads which are open to the soul, are numberless as those of the divinity. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. Cannot every golfer recall numberless instances of bad shots and holes lost because in one of these moments of doubt, when his own inclination was leaning to the employment of one particular club, his caddie thrust another before him? – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon
  6. Even the tiny heels of the mistress of the home seem to clump like the boots of a giant in their numberless journeys up and down. – The Complete Home by Various
  7. That puzzled feeling he transfers to the character of the work itself, speaking of numberless intentions crossing each other, with which he supplies me, but never guessing, as far as I can see, the only intention which guided me- I mean the simple and bare intention of the drama. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  8. This, curiously enough, still bore five heads of tolerably fresh blossoms, after all its numberless companions, growing upon the same hillside, had succumbed to the frost. – The Foot-path Way by Bradford Torrey
  9. The dog is the domestic animal in millions of families, and in numberless cases is actually a more loved companion then brothers and sisters. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  10. In Mexico numberless effigies of feathered serpents exist. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  11. Several of the vessels were suffering severely; on board the French commodore's brig especially the men were falling fast, while numberless shots struck her between wind and water. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. But it was the old Duke of St. Evremond, of all her numberless wooers, for whom Ninon cared most. – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  13. But when, at length, the author was sought for, and none was to be found, it vanished by degrees, every one shifting it off from himself to another, and, at last, was lost in the numberless crowd, as in a vast ocean, and, having no solid ground to support its credit, was, in a short time, not so much as named in the city. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  14. He has numberless and interminable particular wants, hopes, fears, pleasures, pains. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  15. Numberless examples might be given to prove that this law was no dead letter. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  16. Heideck and Edith Irwin were not the first that had found quarters there; for, besides about a hundred officers, there were already there numberless English ladies and children whose saviours had appeared in time to rescue them from the horrible fate of Mrs. Baird and her children. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  17. I was awoke at night by hearing a strange rushing noise round my head, and raising it above the hammock I caught sight of numberless dark creatures with huge wings which kept sweeping round and round here and there through the verandah. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston