passing away

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But when he got out at his own station, when he saw his one-eyed coachman, Ignat, with the collar of his coat turned up; when, in the dim light reflected by the station fires, he saw his own sledge, his own horses with their tails tied up, in their harness trimmed with rings and tassels; when the coachman Ignat, as he put in his luggage, told him the village news, that the contractor had arrived, and that Pava had calved,--he felt that little by little the confusion was clearing up, and the shame and self-dissatisfaction were passing away.
While he groped at her feet it occurred to him that the woman there had in her hands an indispensable gift which nothing else on earth could give; and when he stood up he was penetrated by an irresistible belief in an enigma, by the conviction that within his reach and passing away from him was the very secret of existence--its certitude, immaterial and precious
Thus spoke Robin Hood to himself, all his anger passing away like a breath from the windowpane, at the thought that perhaps his trusty right-hand man was in some danger of his life.
There was George, throwing away in hideous sloth the inestimable gift of time; his valuable life, every second of which he would have to account for hereafter, passing away from him, unused.
Oct 23: Amiri Diwan expressed condolences to the passing away of Sheikh Salem Sabah Salem Al-Homoud Al-Sabah.
Manmohan Singh has condoled the passing away of Senior Congress leader of Rajasthan and former Union Minister Bhuvnesh Chaturvedi.
Singh said: "I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing away of Bhuvnesh Chaturvedi.
Passing away in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on 20th March 2012 aged 88 years.
14 ( ANI ): Union Minister of Power Veerappa Moily on Tuesday condoled the passing away of former Maahrashtra chief minister and Union Cabinet Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.