long life


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But Ngurn affirmed the long years of his long life, wherein he had gazed upon many starry nights, yet never had he found a star on grass land or in jungle depth--and he had looked for them.
There was the dreadful end of that long life of degraded ability and heartless crime
But Collins's eyes had read health, vigour, and long life, as well as laughableness of appearance and action in the long-eared hybrid.
Tal Hajus," said Lorquas Ptomel in a cold, hard voice, "never in my long life have I seen a jeddak of the Tharks so humiliated.
He knew the breed, though he had never met it so far north before; and never in his long life had porcupine served him for a meal.
He felt himself quite a youngster, with a long life before him, as he saw the Hayslope patriarch, old Feyther Taft, descend from the waggon and walk towards him, in his brown nigbtcap, and leaning on his two sticks.
But he sold them to the powerful Nome King in exchange for a long life, and afterward destroyed the life by jumping into the sea.
These productions won him substantial material rewards in the shape of high political offices throughout the rest of his long life.
Never in a long life," answered Lakor, "have I disobeyed a single command of the Father of Therns.
He was a cruel man, hardened by a long life of slave- holding.
And Bashti, who had never feared death all his long life and who had laughed a joke with his forefinger blown off by the bursting flint-lock pistol, smiled gleefully to himself, for his glee was intellectual and in admiration of this half-grown puppy whom he rapped on the nose with a short, hardwood stick and compelled to keep distance.
There is no impiety in believing that, when his long life was over, the apostle of the Indians was welcomed to the celestial abodes by the prophets of ancient days and by those earliest apostles and evangelists who had drawn their inspiration from the immediate presence of the Saviour.