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  • But perhaps 180 million years hence it will have disappeared as the planet's ever-restless tectonic plates once more coalesce into a new supercontinent, Pangaea Ultima.

    When History Rides the Waves

  • It is subtitled Something Out of Nothing, a title that says much about how his ever-restless imagination had found yet another way of seeing, and one that perhaps surprised even himself in its rendering of "the very substance and quintessence" of that extraordinary landscape.

    Edward Weston: the greatest American photographer of his generation?

  • It's the latest curve ball from the ever-restless director Michael Winterbottom.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: Ellery Queen , Rush, Casey Affleck and More

  • I tried to work up a little poetry -- "the ever-restless spirit of man" -- "the mysterious, awe-inspiring wilderness of ice" -- but it was no good; I suppose it was too early in the morning.

    The South Pole~ The End of the Winter

  • The ever-restless Sam swept his small family through England, Scotland, and Ireland in 1873.

    Mark Twain

  • Indeed, nothing could have been more appropriate to his insignificant, ever-restless features.

    A Sportsman's Sketches

  • And the Louisville Slugger was his ever-restless companion, his percussion instrument.

    The Hotel New Hampshire

  • Built upon an elevated peninsula, surrounded by a country of manifold resources of beauty and fertility, with a fine, broad harbor, it sits queenlike in conscious power, facing with serene aspect the ever-restless waves that wash continually its feet.

    Adèle Dubois A Story of the Lovely Miramichi Valley in New Brunswick

  • She endured this blow with her accustomed courage; nevertheless, she conceived such a profound aversion to the leaders of this ever-restless company, that she has never been seen in their churches, and was at the greatest pains to rob them of the interior of Saint Cyr.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • A contrast, indeed, between this quiet emergence of forms from levity into gravity, and the form-denying volcanism surging up out of gravity into levity, as shown by the ever-restless activity of the Solfatara.

    Man or Matter

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