infinity


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Bucket pervades a vast number of houses and strolls about an infinity of streets, to outward appearance rather languishing for want of an object.
It gave you an awful sense of the infinity of space and of the endlessness of time.
That settled, the number of chapels, doors, bell towers, and pinnacles are modified to infinity, according to the fancy of the century, the people, and art.
there's such infinity of suffering in prison, especially it would be so for one who has drunk so deeply of the cup of enjoyment.
Above him again was the same lofty sky with clouds that had risen and were floating still higher, and between them gleamed blue infinity.
Hilbery had been, to disport themselves now in the Saxon plainness, now in the Latin splendor of the tongue, and stored with memories, as she was, of old poets exuberating in an infinity of vocables.
His fingers showed that the waltzing teetotums had spun over the edge of the counterpane and fallen off the bed into infinity.
It extended on into infinity, and through its golden depths his soul went questing after hers.
So reasoning, he felt his soul go forth in kinship with that august company, that multitude whose gaze was forever upon the arras of infinity.
Hence they concluded, logically enough, that an acceleration of motion ought to be accompanied by a corresponding diminution in the distance separating the two bodies; and that, supposing the double effect to be continued to infinity, the moon would end by one day falling into the earth.
Surely infinity of space is large enough for a poor little projectile to walk through without fear.
Can we believe that any power, acting for a time short of infinity, could have denuded the granite over so many thousand square leagues?