Boundless sentence example

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  • The lack of funds which would have proved fatal to Spartan naval warfare was remedied by the intervention of Persia, which supplied large subsidies, and Spartan good fortune culminated in the possession at this time of an admiral of boundless vigour and considerable military ability, Lysander, to whom much of Sparta's success is attributable.

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  • But Lysander's boundless influence and ambition, and the superhuman honours paid him, roused the jealousy of the kings and the ephors, and, on being accused by the Persian satrap Pharnabazus, he was recalled to Sparta.

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  • The world reveals and makes visible the Boundless and the concealed of the concealed.

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  • For Newton and his writings he had a boundless admiration; many of his papers, indeed, bear the cast of Newton's thought.

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  • The modifications of which these are susceptible he reports to be " inexhaustible and truly infinite, extension alone affording a boundless field to the mathematicians."

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  • In ethics, he is a hard determinist and hedonist, though not without qualifications (man's boundless desire for "gain and glory") and peculiarities.

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  • Such too were the laws which took away the power of testation, placed natural children upon an absolute equality with legitimate, and gave a boundless freedom of divorce.

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  • She is a thorough woman, but with none of the pettinesses, subterfuges, and mental reservations of her sex; she loves wide vistas and boundless horizons and instinctively seeks them out; she is concerned for universal happiness and takes thought for the improvement of mankind - thelastinfirmity and most innocent mania of generous souls.

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  • Possessing soil, climate and apparently all the requisite elements from nature for the production of cotton to an almost boundless extent, and of a 1 Approximately.

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  • His ambition, however, was boundless, and he set himself to realize the dream of his father - a Burgundian kingdom stretching from the North Sea to the Mediterranean.

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  • And the sense data are, he finds, partly (a) revelations of external things themselves in their mathematical relations, and partly (b) sensations, boundless in variety, which are somehow awakened in us through contact and collision with things relatively to their mathematical relations.

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  • This boundless complacency was due to policy, not weakness.

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  • Albert was a man of relentless energy and boundless ambition.

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  • In Sicily they all found a strip of sea-coast with an inland region behind; but the strip of seacoast was not like the broken coast of Greece and Greek Asia, and the inland region was not a boundless continent like Africa or Asia.

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  • Whatever one may think of the cogency of such arguments, it seems safe to conclude that thinkers, who dislike constructive idealism, but accept time and space as boundless given quanta, reach in that way the thought of infinity, and if they are theists, necessarily connect their theism with reflexions on the nature of Time and Space.

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  • The plateau, known as the Ogaden plateau, everywhere presents the same monotonous aspect of a boundless steppe clothed with a scanty vegetation of scrubby plants and herbaceous growths.

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  • The traditional loyalty of the Danish middle classes was transformed into a boundless enthusiasm for the king personally, and for a brief period Frederick found himself the most popular man in his kingdom.

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  • This boundless region affords at the best probabilities, ultimately grounded on moral faith, all beyond lies within the veil.

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  • His ambitions were boundless and his morals lax.

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  • Sulla, leaving things quiet at Rome, quitted Italy in 87, and for the next four years he was winning victory after victory against the armies of Mithradates and accumulating boundless plunder.

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  • There was also the boundless abuse and arbitrary exercise of the right of ecclesiastical patronage (provisions, reservations); and further the ever-increasing traffic in dispensations, the abuse of spiritual punishments for worldly ends, and so forth.

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  • He was ridiculous, and unpleasantly sarcastic, but yet he inspired involuntary respect by his boundless devotion to an idea.

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  • On his visit to Toulouse in 1665, with a mission from the Cartesian chiefs, his lectures excited boundless interest; ladies threw themselves with zeal and ability into the study of philosophy; and Regis himself .was made the guest of the civic corporation.

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  • With a capacity for the production of cotton almost boundless, the crop which was so insignificant when the century began had in 1860 reached the enormous extent of 4,824,000 bales.

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  • His profusion was boundless.

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  • The church still exercises a boundless influence over the Mexican lower classes, and is still the most influential organization in the republic.

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  • With all these faults, and in spite of a terrible vulgarity of mind, an absence of humour, and a boundless confidence in the philosophy of Nietzsche, Strindberg is a writer of very remarkable power and unquestionable originality.

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  • The proof supplied by him in 1802 that coupled stars mutually circulate threw open a boundless field of research; and he originated experimental inquiries into the construction of the heavens by systematically collecting and sifting stellar statistics.

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  • These successes produced a great effect; the cause of discovery, now connected with boundless hopes of profit, became popular; and many volunteers, especially merchants and seamen from Lisbon and Lagos, came forward.

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  • In other parts, as in the Basque country, in Galicia, in the Serrania de Cuenca (between the headwaters of the Tagus and those of the Jiicar), in the Sierra de Albarracin (between the headwaters of the Tagus and those of the Guadalaviar), there are extensive tracts of undulating forest-clad hill country, and almost contiguous to these there are apparently boundless plains, or tracts of level table-land, some almost uninhabitable, and some streaked with irrigation canals and richly cultivatedlike the Rcquena of Valencia.

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  • At the same time, there are boundless options available to suit any budget.

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  • Her caution had its reward, for whatever she did was permanently gained, whereas her successor in his boundless zeal for reform brought his empire to the verge of a general rebellion.

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  • For the moment the king and his ministers were placed in a position of the greatest anxiety, for they knew the resources of France and the boundless versatility of their arch-enemy far too well to imagine that the end of their sufferings was yet in sight.

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  • He had now become an object of boundless personal curiosity, being already difficult to find, and the centre of amusing legends.

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  • At a banquet to Lord Spencer he accused the Irish members of having "exhibited a boundless sympathy for criminals and murderers."

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  • The Romans both felt and expressed boundless contempt for the hybrid Antiochenes; but their emperors favoured the city from the first, seeing in it a more suitable capital for the eastern part of the empire than Alexandria could ever be, thanks to the isolated position of Egypt.

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  • His ambition was boundless and no means, however perfidious, were despised by him.

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  • His private benefactions were boundless; of his gifts he kept no record, but their value is said to have exceeded $8,000,000.

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  • The middle belt is gently undulating; viewed from rare eminences the landscape over the boundless forests resembles a dark green sea, through which the great rivers flow straight between steep, flat-topped banks, with long quiet reaches broken by occasional rapids.

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  • This cosmopolitan citizenship remained all through a distinctive Stoic dogma; when first announced it must have had a powerful influence upon the minds of men, diverting them from the distractions of almost parochial politics to a boundless vista.

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  • The horror and grief excited by this tragedy were boundless, and the president was honoured with a splendid funeral in the Pantheon, Paris.

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  • We have never seen, and we cannot imagine, an object whose extent is boundless.

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  • He cared comparatively little for the history of speculation, but his acquaintance with books of science, general history, travels and belles lettres was boundless.

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  • For are they not all comprehended in boundless admiration for the man she loves?

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  • His energy and enthusiasm for pushing the boundaries of the possible are seemingly boundless.

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  • The list of possible PhD topics is almost boundless.

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  • Active volcanoes and vast lava deserts stand in direct opposition to utterly boundless glacial landscapes.

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  • The raw material of pre-existence is not boundless nothing but boundaryless everything.

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  • At least at first, the opportunities seem boundless.

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  • But until then the trust that Shipman enjoyed appeared boundless.

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  • The same situation has taken place in economics, industry, etc. The list of commodities (goods and services) has become boundless.

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  • Even Good's boundless credulity is strained on occasion, tho.

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  • Their common bond is their boundless enthusiasm for the films we love.

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  • The morning dawned upon a boundless expanse of sea.

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  • On the other side of the island, where it opens upon the boundless ocean, it has the islands called Orcades.

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  • On the other, there is a kind of boundless optimism.

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  • Boundless as ocean tide Rolling in fullest pride Through the world far and wide Let there be light!

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  • Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.

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  • But, if we should take the view that nature is infinitely extended - part of the " Antithesis " in Kant's first " Antinomy " - relative necessity breaks down on the last analysis, since boundless nature may overwhelm that sequence which we thought most securely established.

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  • In ethics, he is a hard determinist and hedonist, though not without qualifications (man's boundless desire for " gain and glory ") and peculiarities.

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  • These worlds which perished are compared to sparks which fly out from a red-hot iron beaten by a hammer, and which are extinguished according to the distance esoteric doctrine, God, who is boundless and above they are removed from the burning mass.

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  • His purpose, as stated by himself, was to show that in words, even taken singly, "there are boundless stores of moral and historic truth, and no less of passion and imagination laid up" - a truth enforced by a number of most apposite illustrations.

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  • Albert was a man of relentless energy and boundless ambition, who by reason of his physical and intellectual qualities was one of the most prominent princes of the 15th century.

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  • A visit to the English House of Lords excited boundless admiration for Lord Chatham, of whose style of oratory Grattan contributed an interesting description to Baratariana (see Flood, Henry).

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  • He was deaf also to all the appeals against the other forms of his boundless extravagance which Colbert, with all his deference towards his sovereign, bravely ventured to make.'

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  • Nichiren taught a philosophical monism in the 13th century which is the basis of a vigorous sect at the present day; and the " True Sect of the Pure Land," founded by his older contemporary Shin-ran, and now the most numerous, wealthy and powerful of the Buddhist denominations, has dropped the original Gotama altogether out of sight, and permits worship to Amida alone, the sublime figure of " Boundless Light," whose saving power is appropriated by faith.

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  • As the inseparable companion of the king, Moltke's influence soon became so boundless that the foreign diplomatists declared he could make and unmake ministers at will.

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  • God is " all truth, all knowledge, all bliss, boundless, almighty, just, merciful, unbegotten, without a beginning, incomparable, the support and Lord of all, all-pervading, omniscient, imperishable, immortal, eternal, holy, and the cause of the universe; worship is due to him alone.

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  • Faith, hope and boundless charity pervade the " Questions of Life," " Invocation," and " The Two Angels," and are exquisitely blended in " The Eternal Goodness," perhaps the most enduring of his lyrical poems. " We can do without a Church," he wrote in a letter;" we cannot do without God, and of Him we are sure."

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  • It was very exciting at that season to roam the then boundless chestnut woods of Lincoln--they now sleep their long sleep under the railroad--with a bag on my shoulder, and a stick to open burs with in my hand, for I did not always wait for the frost, amid the rustling of leaves and the loud reproofs of the red squirrels and the jays, whose half-consumed nuts I sometimes stole, for the burs which they had selected were sure to contain sound ones.

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  • But the latter's good-natured naivete was so boundless that sometimes even he involuntarily yielded to Nicholas' good humor.

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  • Boundless as ocean tide Rolling in fullest pride Through the world far and wide Let there be light !

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  • Rustic, country decor comes in a wide range of styles and motifs, so your options are almost as boundless as the prairie sky.

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  • Fortunately, the plus size clothing industry is finally boundless, no longer limited to the handful of shapeless, less-than-flattering pieces that were once the norm.

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  • Finally, gross motor skills call for energy, which is boundless in preschoolers, while fine motor skills require patience, which is in shorter supply.

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  • Boundless energy and insatiable curiosity drives the child to explore the environment and master new skills.

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  • When it comes time for dessert, the French pursuit of perfection is boundless.

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  • The Dancing with the Stars Tour is an event that's in demand all across the nation, thanks to the television show's boundless popularity.

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  • Outside of Jackson's many dance moves, he has also been noted as a performer with boundless charisma and energy.

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  • Finally, while you will experience periods of sheer exhaustion, you'll also experience many moments of boundless joy as you care for and get to know your precious baby.

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  • Instead of a small house between a street and a stable-yard, I began to occupy a spacious and convenient mansion, connected on the north side with the city, and open on the south to a beautiful and boundless horizon.

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  • He set the example of the unending discussions in committee and boundless minute writing which finally choked the Spanish administration.

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  • Into a land of harems, a land of polygamy, a land where women are married without ever being seen, he introduced the flirtations and jealousies of our ball-rooms. In a land where there is boundless liberty of divorce, wedlock is described as the indissoluble compact.

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  • The Phoenician, whether from old Phoenicia or from Carthage, came from lands which were mere strips of sea-coast with a boundless continent behind them.

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  • Evidence of a boundless credulity with regard to all sorts of monkish fables is to be met with everywhere.

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  • The situation revealed to the astute Albanian boundless possibilities for gratifying his ambition.

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  • The universal tribute of Townshend's colleagues allows him the possession of boundless wit and ready eloquence, set off by perfect melody of intonation, but marred by an unexampled lack of judgment and discretion.

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  • The news that the khedive's Suez Canal shares had been bought by the government was received with boundless applause.

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  • Almost every New England boy among my contemporaries shouldered a fowling-piece between the ages of ten and fourteen; and his hunting and fishing grounds were not limited, like the preserves of an English nobleman, but were more boundless even than those of a savage.

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  • Not only could he no longer think the thoughts that had first come to him as he lay gazing at the sky on the field of Austerlitz and had later enlarged upon with Pierre, and which had filled his solitude at Bogucharovo and then in Switzerland and Rome, but he even dreaded to recall them and the bright and boundless horizons they had revealed.

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  • It's through the physical existence of living, suffering, loving and the entire range of human emotions and experiences that the soul is "conditioned" or taught the limitless and boundless reach of what people call love.

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  • The beauty of fan fiction is that it is as boundless as the imagination of the writers.

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  • This traditional men's watch brings in boundless features.

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  • There was only one expression on her agitated face when she ran into the drawing room--that of love--boundless love for him, for her, and for all that was near to the man she loved; and of pity, suffering for others, and passionate desire to give herself entirely to helping them.

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