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they but now who seemd In bigness to surpass Earths Giant Sons Now less then smallest Dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that Pigmean Race Beyond the INDIAN Mount, or Faerie Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forrest side Or Fountain fome belated Peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and neerer to the Earth Wheels her pale course, they on thir mirth & dance Intent, with jocond Music charm his ear; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds.
The slight melancholy of our heroine and her father was banished by this brilliant interruption; and the whole party began to lay aside the numberless garments they had worn in the air.
Yet his wide white beard, cherubic face, and sparkling spectacles, at the numberless dinners and congresses where they appeared, made it hard to believe, somehow, that he had ever been anything so morbid as either a dram-drinker or a Calvinist.
But Royce's request might have been less promptly complied with if one of the official detectives had not been a friend and admirer of the unofficial Flambeau; and it was impossible to be a friend of Flambeau without hearing numberless stories about Father Brown.
There was the breast of spears, there were the horns of spears, they were numberless as the stars, and like the stars they shone.
On one side lay a huge pile of bones--human bones, and on the other numberless spits for roasting
This is because there are numberless alternatives to beef.
Critique: Every year wild fires consume staggering amounts of forest acreage, destroy numberless homes and businesses, create the loss of billions of dollars in values, and can occur in any state.
Think of the mythical thousand ships launched by the Greeks to bring back the beautiful Helen from the arms of Paris in Troy; think of the mesmerizing beauty of the Taj Mahal built by the grieving emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his beloved wife Mumtaz; recall the hundreds of millions of people who lost their lives in numberless killing fields throughout the world; and more recently, dance to the irresistible beat of 'Despacito' which briefly united us in over four billion views.
We are all a little wild with numberless projects of social reform," Emerson wrote to Thomas Carlyle in 1840.
The appearance in the Blackpool starting line up of a numberless individual bearing the name 'Triallist' - three more on the subs bench and a mid first-half drinks break - underlined that this was predominantly a fitness exercise.
He was found alive and carrying a numberless AKM rifle and a pistol number 01692816238.