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Usage examples for painless

  1. The hour, the scene, and the near- approaching separation of the two young friends, had filled their hearts with a pleasant, though at the same time not painless excitement. – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. A rare few of these because they are so richly endowed with maternal potence that the subconscious processes have remained, as Nature doubtless intended, for the most part subconscious and painless – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  3. It had been a short, painless struggle- almost a falling asleep. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  4. He cherished his slavery, for it happened to be painless and supplied him with a certain dignity which would otherwise have been difficult to secure. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  5. And yet I did not rise, but just lay still, heavy with a strange, painless inertia, over which I puzzled in a vague, weak way. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  6. It would have been more humane to have put the misguided brute to a painless end. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  7. Why not invoke it in a painless form when the first cloud appears upon our sky?" – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  8. Didn't she have a singing teacher, a painless dentist, a crayon- portrait artist and a condemned murderer on her payroll this very minute, all because the able- bodied punchers had gone over to see that nasty little Belgium didn't ever again attack Germany in that ruthless way? – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  9. This was no painless stage stumble, but one with real bruises and a real thud. – The Good Comrade by Una L. Silberrad
  10. She sighed a gentle, painless sigh, and smiled again like a saint. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  11. " I have always heard that the death of people made drowsy by snow and fatigue is as painless as sleep," said Miss Marlett with some tact. – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
  12. Death is often peaceful and almost painless – The Pleasures of Life by Sir John Lubbock
  13. A very painless and easy death too; I couldn't myself wish for a better one. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  14. You've taught me the difference between real work, and the painless imitation of it that a lot of us women spend our lives on- between doing something because it's got to be done and is up to you, and- finding something to do to spend the time. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  15. Nov 9.- No great change- a happy painless state, the mind very feeble, its power gone, but peaceful, loving, full of patience, faith, and thankfulness. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  16. " Twilight sleep" is a recent term which has become associated in the public mind with " painless labor." – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  17. Dr. Crawford W. Long, in 1842, when twenty- seven years of age, performed the first painless surgical operation that is known to history. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  18. Some one would have to watch by her dying bed, as she in her youth had watched by the dying bed of her own mother, till the slow months wore on to years, before her tired eyes closed at last in painless rest. – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  19. The favorable claims made for " twilight sleep" are: 1. That eighty to ninety per cent of all women who use this method can be carried through a practically painless labor. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
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