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  • Are senselesse shapes, and no true signes of living.

    The Decameron

  • But as I found thee a senselesse fellow, dull, and not shaped to any understanding, so I leave thee: And in that anger parted from him, carrying backe the same answer to her

    The Decameron

  • For first of all (as I have heard) by the piercing solicitudes of love, of a senselesse creature, that made thee to become a man endued with reason.

    The Decameron

  • But shee, being as empty of wit as a pith-lesse Cane, and yet thought her judgement to exceed Salomons, could not understand the lest part of hir Unkles meaning, but stood as senselesse as a sheepe.

    The Decameron

  • And after that she had tossed her selfe in her bed like a senselesse creature, her speach fayled her.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • It is the understanding power (said Epicharmus) that seeth and heareth, it is it that profiteth all and disposeth all, that moveth, swayeth, and ruleth all: all things else are but blind, senselesse, and without spirit.

    Of the Institution and Education of Children. To the Ladie Diana of Foix, Countesse of Gurson.

  • "What! has old Adam snorted all this time Under some senselesse clod, with sleep ydead?"

    The Destiny of the Soul A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life

  • [He] said to me: You senselesse, thou was my son, and thou rendered thyselfe enemy, and thou rendered thyself enemy, thou lovest not thy mother, nor thy father that gave thee thy life, and thou notwithstanding will kill me.

    Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson

  • As he embraces me, he cryes out with such a stirre that I thought him senselesse.

    Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson

  • And therefore you shall hardly meet with a senselesse and insignificant word, that is not made up of some Latin or Greek names.

    Leviathan

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