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53 example sentences with  age-long

53 example sentences with age-long

With British sea-power beginning to reassert its age-long superiority over all possible rivals, with practically all constitutional points of dispute conceded to the revolutionists, and with the certain knowledge that by no means the majority of all Americans were absolute anti-British out-and-outers, he thought it no time to dismember the Empire.

The keener a man's mind is and the more he knows about men and women and the ways of the world, the more apt he is to be intoxicated by a touch of grace and thoughtfulness; and all these age-long seconds the perfume of girlhood had been striking up to Donnegan's brain.

The nave was divided from the side aisles of the church by pointed arches resting on very sturdy pillars: it was good to see how solemnly they held themselves to their age-long task of supporting that lowly roof.

But in many cases, though more dramatic and appealing to the imagination, one may doubt if it is worse than the year-long and age-long agony of daily life endured for the same reason.

when indeed, will the real human creature emerge from its age-long chrysalis?

Railways were but just beginning to make their appearance, the Suez Canal was not yet cut, European customs, now so prevalent, had scarcely begun to invade the age-long usages of the upper classes.

Plato in his day called the war between philosophy and poetry "age-long."

In this controversy, in which Whetstone later took sides with the anti-stage party in his Touchstone for Time (1584), the age-long conflict between the poets and the philosophers was renewed with vigor and acrimony.

But there is something also of the English strength and obstinacy of character in their self-confidence, and if ever Germany were to conquer England some of them would spring to their full stature as the heroes of an age-long and indomitable resistance.

The age-long satire against the English is that in England every man claims the right to go to heaven his own way.

Age-long labour, strand by strand, Forged the immemorial band; Never thread hath known decay, Never link hath dropped away."

The scene was heroic because of the labor of horny hands; it was sublime because not a hundred harvests, nor three generations of toiling men, could ever rob nature of its limitless space and scorching sun and sweeping dust, of its resistless age-long creep back toward the desert that it had been.

That was an age-long momentwonderful for her own relief and gladnessfull of changing emotions.

And was it sawn asunder merely by the age-long gnawing of the waves?

And he smiled an inscrutable age-long Oriental smile.

A rock in which old waters' rise and dip, Plunge and recoil, and backward eddying tide Had, age-long, worn, while races lived and died, Involved channels, where the sea-weed's drip Followed the ebb; and now earth-grasses sip Fresh dews from heaven, whereby on earth they bide I sat and gazed southwards.

With open love, not secret cure, The Lord of hearts would bless; With age-long gladness, deep and sure, With wealth of tenderness.

The age-long, hallowed traditions of the Jews which supported a theocracy as unyielding as any conception of Divine sovereignty preached by Mahomet, found themselves faced with a new creative force rapidly evolving its own legends, and strong enough in its enthusiasm to overwhelm their own.

Henceforth he puts forward definitely his conception of Islam as a purified and divinely regulated form of the worship followed by his Arabian forbears, purged of its idol-worship and freed from numerous age-long corruptions.

They were devoted to idol-worship, and leaven of Mahomet's teaching had not effected even remotely their age-long faith.

He knew the value of ritual and the force of age-long association.

The upper classes are charmed with it, no doubt, for they owe their existence to it,but it makes a Danaรฏd's sieve of the human race, and its age-long effort, since all its courage, its virtues, and its labours, are spent in learning how to die....

In those first years warm-hearted young enthusiasts at the universities saw in the violence of their fellow-men across the Channel only the struggles of the beautiful Spirit of Liberty bursting the chains of age-long tyranny and corruption and calling men up to the heights to breathe diviner air. "Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive,

The one reason that makes me hesitate about accepting it as a complete explanation of the age-long submission of the oppressed is that we are all rather too ready to accept an explanation that explains away (shall I say?) or at least justifies the suffering of others.

while my sons are absent Age-long fast I still shall keep; Till my children gain deliverance, Here I watch and pray and weep.

* * * * * NOTE BY THE ARTIST As the word Gethsemane means the "oil press" the "Garden" was in all probability an olive yard, whose actual site, though it cannot be determined with certainty, must have been in the immediate vicinity at least of the spot which age-long tradition indicates as the scene of the Agony.

And this, and not a mere recrimination about acts of violence, is the ground of the age-long Balkan bitterness against the Turkish conqueror.

She would be a contributing editor of the New Dawn, having as her special department the release of woman from her age-long slavery to certain restraints that now made her talked unpleasantly about if she dared give her soul free rein.

I'm face to face with age-long problems that you've never divined the existence of.

But Moussa Isa watched the wondrous lustrous stars throughout the age-long, flash-short night and thought of many things.

But I have found, in all my age-long quest, Naught fairer than a pure soul in a lovely breast.

It was the age-long conflict between Hellenism and Judaism, those two mighty forces that had long been maturing in the coast lands of the northern and eastern Mediterranean.

These twowith what immortal chucklings one may facilely imaginehave left the weakling thus enthroned, free to direct the heavy outcome, free to choose, and free to evoke much happiness or age-long weeping, but with no intermediate course unbarred.

"He babbled of Autumn's bankruptcy and of the age-long lying promises of Spring; and of his own desire to be at rest; and of running waters and of decaying leaves.

Despite that age-long severance and are one Despite the grave and the vain grief thereof, Which we will baffle, if in Death's domain Fond memories may enter, and we twain May dream a little, and rehearse again

I think with bitterness of that age-long repression, of its unmeasured cost; of the gibe contained in the phrase "old maid," with all its implication of a narrowed life, a prudish mind, an acrid tongue, an embittered disposition.

These fine receptions are unconsciously a work of art, a kind of poetry, by which cultivated society reconstructs an idyll that is age-long dead.

The buried rupees and the magic ruby have never been unearthed; instead these years of Lal Bagh history have witnessed the discovery of richer treasure in the minds and hearts of young women, set free from age-long repressions and sent out to share their riches with a world in need.

This land without hedge or wild-flower is his passion by age-long inheritance and suffering, by, in and for which he lives.

She stood off a moment, surveying them in pleased satisfactionthe round, blue bowls, with the faint tracery of light; the complacent gods above, red and green and crimson, so age-long, comfortably ensconced in their warm stove corner.

This is but a glance at some of the wrongs to Ireland's religious, intellectual, and material welfare, wrongs that have plunged her into an age-long poverty.

Consider, for instance, the age-long indifference of the oldest of all guardians of virtue, the Christian Church.

Man Could Break Out of the Age-Long Prison-House of Civilization and Enter a New World PREFACE LEARNING FROM HISTORY Human history may be viewed from various angles.

CHAPTER NINETEEN MAN COULD BREAK OUT OF THE AGE-LONG PRISON HOUSE OF CIVILIZATION AND ENTER A NEW WORLD We humans have been living for ages with various lifestylesas hunters and fishermen, as herdsmen, as cultivators of the soil, as craftsmen, as traders and merchants, as professionals, as exploiters, as parasites, wreckers and plunderers.

Noble and romantic it is, and age-long.

My fancy shapes the air till I see over the darkly lifted, castle-rock the triple crossing swords of Greek, Carthaginian, and Roman in the age-long duel, and as these fade, the springing brands of Byzantine, Arab, and Norman, and yet again the heavy blades of France, Spain, and Sicily; and ever, like rain or snow, falls the bloody dew on this lone hill-wide.

If it would be a stretch of the truth to call a man a Christian who never yet in his life had consciously done a thing because it was commanded by Christ, he was not therefore a godless man; while, through the age-long process of spiritual infiltration, he had received and retained much that was Christian.

"Such an age-long howling of evil stupidities would be enough to turn its brain with ennui and disgust.

They are never ragged; there is a certain decorous restraint in the freest outspread of their branches, though they spread wider than any self-nurturing tree; they are tall, vigorous, bulky, with a look of age-long life, and a promise of more years to come, all of which will bring them into closer kindred with the race of man.

Is it the secret kinship which each new life is given To link it by an age-long chain to those whose lives are through, That wheresoever he may go, by fate or fancy driven, The home-star rises in his heart to keep the compass true?

But they did not know that the man was on a vendetta mission, fighting those who had made his road rough when he was seeking to actualize his age-long ambition of ruling Nigeria as civilian President.

The scheme is in furtherance of the practice of our peopleโ€™s age-long philosophy of โ€œOnye aghana nwanne yaโ€.

Man bears his age-long history with him in his very structure is written the history of mankind.