- tide + -less (Wiktionary)
“Here was no fast current, but a tideless stretch of forty miles which must be rowed unless a fair wind blew.”
“Least irritation, least effort, the ideal existence: a jellyfish floating in a tideless, tepid, twilight sea.”
“Over the land which we were crossing, the tideless ocean had once been half a mile deep, and now the only trace of moisture was the hoarfrost one could sometimes find in caves which the searing sunlight never penetrated.”
“It is easy enough to say that man is immortal simply because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking.”
“On the shore of a misty, tideless lake stands the dark manor of Tuoni; there in the heart of a shadowy grove, in the bosom of a dewy thicket a cradle is prepared for thee with snowy linen and wrappings.”
“It is easy enough to say that man is immortal because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking.”
“Some weeks ago Pruned discovered Chicago's North Avenue Beach — and its tideless, shimmering blue-green waters; its unsalted offshore breezes; nearby multi-billion dollar seawalls as sculpted by the Army Corps of Engineers; the immigrant lakefill; and Lake Michigan's low E. coli count.”
“Tortuga, and on their left the meadow-islands of the Piritoos, two long green lines but a few inches above the tideless sea.”
“I do not like these inland lakes, or tideless fresh-water seas, as they may more appropriately be termed.”
“Leaving Erie, beyond which the lake of the same name stretched to the distant horizon, blue and calm like a tideless sea, we entered the huge forests on the south shore, through which we passed, I suppose, for more than 100 miles.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘tideless’.
Words pertaining to the oceans' tides; words describing seasons or portions of time that contain the searchable string *tide.
Words ending with *more or *less, more or less. Many of theses terms also appear on the list The -less Said, which see.
December 10, 1950
One of my all-time favorite pieces of prose.
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