These forms were lifeless but still existed.
The dying man lay as lifeless and immovable as before.
He wiggled out of his shirt and placed it over the boy's lifeless face and sat down to wait.
All three mourned as they hovered over Jackson's lifeless body.
The inevitable reaction of the romantic movement made the masterpieces, which had filled the men of the Revolution with enthusiasm, seem cold and lifeless to those who had been taught to expect in art that atmosphere of mystery which in nature is everywhere present.
Such artistic faculty as survived elsewhere issued in the lifeless geometric style which is reminiscent of the later Aegean, but wholly unworthy of it.
Later, Dean heard the movement of the mortuary men coming for Edith—the hushed conversation and the bumping and thumping as the lifeless shell of this troubled woman was bagged and forever removed from Bird Song.
Talia's head was split open, her lifeless eyes staring at the sky.
The sight of Toby.s near lifeless features made her feel sick to her stomach.
And soon after, under Rameses II., mere mechanical copying, hard lifeless routine of stone-cutting, regardless of truth and of nature, dominated the whole.
Jenn stared, the image of her lifeless daughter falling into the chasm replaying over and over in her mind.
Her face stilled until she looked as cold and lifeless as a statue.
7, Yahweh breathes his own breath into the lifeless body.
The world, as he thought, on its physical side, always was a living body; and on its psychical side God always was its conscious spirit; and, so far from life arising from the lifeless, and consciousness from unconsciousness, the life and consciousness of the whole world are the origin of the lifeless and the unconscious in parts of it, by a kind of secondary automatism, while we ourselves are developed from our own mother-earth by differentiation.
Unaffected by Darian's magic, Bianca touched Jonny's lifeless body, recalling the Watcher's words.
The lifeless, hopeless look in her gaze was too genuine for even a woman as powerful as she was to manipulate.
But this theism is lifeless - a " pale and shallow deism, which India has often confessed with the lips, but which has never won the homage of her heart.'" The thought of India is upon the side of pantheism.
Pierre looked at that aged, stern, motionless, almost lifeless face and moved his lips without uttering a sound.
Memon's lifeless body was wedged between the bars of one cell.
A consort Antum (or as some scholars prefer to read, Anatum) is assigned to him, on the theory that every deity must have a female associate, but Antum is a purely artificial product - a lifeless symbol playing even less of a part in what may be called the active pantheon than Anu.
In May 1844 he had another stroke; on the 26th of July he recorded with trembling hand his last meteorological observation, and on the 27th he fell from his bed and was found lifeless by his attendant.
Goethe's classic principles, when applied to the swift, direct art of the theatre, were doomed to failure, and Die natiirliche Tochter, notwithstanding its good theoretic intention, remains the most lifeless and shadowy of all his dramas.
The dove of thought falls lifeless if the resistant atmosphere of " the given " be withdrawn (Critique of Pure Reason, ed.
How much more complex than this is the game of war, which occurs under certain limits of time, and where it is not one will that manipulates lifeless objects, but everything results from innumerable conflicts of various wills!
As the comparatively lifeless character which it possesses in the succeeding period (III.
"The impassibility of his face and his lifeless glance" showed observers that he was still the obstinate dreamer that he had been in youth, absorbed in his Idea.
The former, on the other hand, has an enlightened conception of Elohim; the Deity, though grand, is a lifeless figure; several antique ideas are nevertheless preserved.
It was evident that the more lifeless he seemed at ordinary times, the more impassioned he became in these moments of almost morbid irritation.
But the subjectivism that founded its theology on the "common sense" of the individual was accompanied by a fatal pseudouniversalism which, cutting away all that was peculiar, individual and most intense in all religions, left in any one of them but a lifeless form.
Losing them it might sink into a lifeless theory.
The development of this branch has infused life and interest into what might a few years ago have been regarded as the most lifeless mass of figures possible, expressing merely the positions and motions of innumerable individual stars, as determined by generations of astronomical observers.
Jesus Himself cast out the demon, but not before the suffering child had been rendered seemingly lifeless by a final assault.
In 1824 Constable's pictures were shown in the Salon, and confirmed the younger men in their resolution to abandon the lifeless pedantry of the schools and to seek inspiration from nature.
The only difference Was that he divine statue was half-consciously recognized as a lifeless hing that required carefully regulated rites and ceremonies to ~nabIe it to enjoy the good things offered to it.
"Killed?" cried Denisov, recognizing from a distance the unmistakably lifeless attitude--very familiar to him--in which Petya's body was lying.
His method was to choose some Spanish or Italian play, cut out the parts he disliked, and substitute scenes with dialogues in his own way, but he has neither ideals, taste nor education; and, except in Os Maridos Peraltas, his characters are lifeless and their conventional passions are expressed in inflated language.
His condo was lifeless.
It's turning into a very lifeless website now.
lifeless as stone.
Comparison of living and lifeless organic matter presents the initial difficulty that we cannot draw an exact line between a living and a dead organism.
Under the harsh tyranny of Spain, Italy was now nothing but a lifeless corpse; young vigorous Germany was better worth saving.
Till the Tsar reached it, each regiment in its silence and immobility seemed like a lifeless body, but as soon as he came up it became alive, its thunder joining the roar of the whole line along which he had already passed.
The depths of the Black Sea are lifeless, higher organic life not being known to exist below loo fathoms. Fossiliferous remains of Dreissena, Cardium and other molluscs have, however, been dredged up, which help to show that conditions formerly existed in the Black Sea similar to those that exist at the present day in the Caspian Sea.
The longer the French remained the more these forms of town life perished, until finally all was merged into one confused, lifeless scene of plunder.
Talking about it might help her, but they had already talked the subject lifeless.
It wasn't something she liked to do, as his hand was so cold and lifeless.
The woman was small and pale with eyes so dull, she seemed almost lifeless.
The cold wet days of May had thawed into the warmth of June, yet their marriage remained cold and lifeless.
The serious poems in which he celebrated the public events of his later years are dull and lifeless.
But seeing her lifeless on the table made his soul wrench in a way that reminded him of how he'd felt when he found his brother's lifeless body thousands of years ago.
Later, Dean heard the movement of the mortuary men coming for Edithâ€”the hushed conversation and the bumping and thumping as the lifeless shell of this troubled woman was bagged and forever removed from Bird Song.
He forced himself to be patient, to ignore the blood pulsing through his veins at the thought of leaving Memon's lifeless body on the dirt floor and walking away.
The term " lifeless pallor " seems very apposite.
The skin of your feet looks lifeless, perhaps dull in color and slightly clammy to the touch.
clasped in prayer, willing the lifeless pretty mouths to talk to me have not been in vain.
cog in a lifeless machine.
By nature, at birth, spiritually we are like a lifeless corpse!
Also, the crowds are very lame, most being lifeless 2D cutouts that you can actually see are 2D!
deranged woman in there, crooning to a lifeless body?
No, choice is a large, lifeless herring that has been liberally doused in scarlet.
They leave their skin cases behind, which look rather gruesome still clinging, lifeless, to the iris leaves.
Safely inside the crate, we all peered through the cracks at the prone and seemingly lifeless form.
The apparently lifeless universe that you see beyond our planet is an illusion, due to lack of knowledge.
lifeless eyes with distain, his wings flitting behind him powerfully.
I cannot refuse her, for I feel almost lifeless.
What fish could be seen all seemed rather lifeless.
Tidying up bits of the city is fine, but why does the Center and Old Market look so lifeless now?
lifeless on the ground.
lifeless male body laying on a train platform.
lifeless planet in a remote star system, Earth Colony Phoenix is struggling to survive.
lifeless objects which looked best under museum lighting.
lifeless thing but i'm in that kinda state anyway so it doesnt bother me.
After a while the boy lies almost lifeless in a ditch.
With an insane laugh, TIM released the girl from his grip and she fell lifeless to the ground at Liz ' feet.
Later on, therefore, his poetry becomes lifeless.
Part Five: A Soul not lost She lay there with her eyes closed, lifeless, but she wasn't dead.
mishmash of lifeless streets and about as interesting as an East German railroad yard.
paddyse were once vibrant, green rice paddies; the tsunami reduced them to lifeless hinterlands where not even weeds will grow.
The farmer was most perplexed to find the postman 's lifeless body on his front doorstep when he returned from holiday.
Each corse lay flat, lifeless and flat, And, by the holy rood!
soothed by the sound of lifeless years flowing free and watch a thousand seasons slip away.
It was the ring, dropping from her lifeless fingers into the chocolate torte.
It is clear from Liebig's publications that he first regarded yeast as a lifeless, albuminoid mass; but, although later he considered they were living cells, he would never admit that fermentation was a physiological process, the chemical aspect being paramount in the mind of this distinguished investigator.
He rejects the attempt to explain human personality as " generated by the material molecular aggregate of its own unaided latent power," and affirms that the " universe where the human spirit is more at home than it is among these temporary collocations of matter" is " a universe capable of infinite development, of noble contemplation, and of lofty joy, long after this planet - nay the whole solar system - shall have fulfilled its present spire of destiny, and retired cold and lifeless upon its endless way " (pp. 199-200).
The characteristic denunciations of corruption and lifeless ritual in the writings of the prophets and the emphasis which is laid upon purity and simplicity of religious life are suggestive of the influence of the nomadic spirit rather than of an internal evolution on Palestinian soil.
We have the testimony of two men of shrewd common sense and masculine understanding - Martial and Juvenal - to the stale and lifeless character of the art of the Silver Age, which sought to reproduce in the form of epics, tragedies and elegies the bright fancies of the Greek mythology.
Lacking his intensity of passion and his admirable faculty for seizing the most evanescent shades of difference in feeling, they degenerated into colourless and lifeless insipidities made insupportable by the frigid repetition of tropes and conceits which we are fain to pardon in the master.
Each corse lay flat, lifeless and flat, And, by the holy rood !
I sit alone on the grassy slope soothed by the sound of lifeless years flowing free and watch a thousand seasons slip away.
Decorative area rugs can transform a lifeless room into an exciting and dynamic expression of your personal style.
Highlighting and contouring will add the 3-D appearance back to your face; one shade of foundation all over can give your face a flat, lifeless look.
Use it to contour around the eyes, nose and cheek to give you a lifeless look.
Add some baby powder and gel to your hair to make it look dull, matted and lifeless as well.
While some look great on film, other poses can make a subject look lifeless and boring.
This is especially true indoors where soil easily becomes lifeless in a pot.
It truly is an epic tale, arguably one of the best in Final Fantasy history, and the roster of characters is so well fleshed out that they make many of today's supporting cast members seem downright lifeless in comparison.
The voice acting is abysmally dry and lifeless.
Explore Chianti wine proudly (minus the straw covered bottle, because although it's still produced, the wine is still dull and a bit lifeless), despite what any wine snob's opinion is on the wine.
In some rare cases, emergency care providers are able to resuscitate an infant who is seemingly lifeless; the prognosis remains poor in these cases.
Girls with long hair sometimes feel their hair is limp and lifeless.
Because of this, long hair may look lifeless, and it is necessary to use volumizing shampoos and conditioners to add lift to the hair.
Sometimes when hair is all one length, it can look lank and lifeless.
Jennifer Aniston's straight hairdo is characterized by bouncy straight locks, not limp lifeless hair.
A little know-how can mean the difference between a lifeless and lively hairdo.
Shags offer a variety of styling options and work great to add body and volume to fine, lifeless hair.
Hair color opens the cuticle, damaging the inner core of the hair and creating a dry and lifeless surface.
If you're tired of parched, frizzy and lifeless locks, it may be time to try Wen hair care products.
Unless you plan on making braids and ponytails your only styling option, layers are the perfect fix for lifeless hair and work on nearly everyone.
Quirky hair patterns, difficult curls and lifeless locks can hamper your status quo before the first bell rings.
If you're worried and stressed, your skin could look dull and lifeless.
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