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  • adverb In a deathless manner.

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Examples

  • It was only when the collective mentality of Science had arisen and was going on deathlessly from one clarification to another that

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • His little child, the hope of the realm, had come and passed as swiftly as some fair vision of the night, leaving scarcely a trace of his short earthly career save in the heart of the mother where its every memory would be cherished deathlessly.

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  • Notwithstanding the praise of the critics, his King Henry V. is a wooden marionette; the intense life of the traditional madcap Prince has died out of him; but Prince Arthur lives deathlessly, and we still hear his childish treble telling Hubert of his love.

    The Man Shakespeare

  • The fact that our spirits thus live and work, deathlessly, in the lives and hearts of those with whom we have come into contact, is a form of immortality too seldom recognised by man.

    The Great Amulet

  • He loved her now, desperately, deathlessly, knowing from her own lips that she was worthless -- loved her the more because he had felt her terrible shame.

    To the Last Man

  • Russian one, who will absorb within himself all the burdens and all the abominations of this life and will cast them forth to us in the form of simple, fine, and deathlessly-caustic images.

    Yama: the pit

  • "Yama," will question that the great, the gigantic Kuprin has shown "the burdens and abominations" of prostitution, in "simple, fine, and deathlessly-caustic images"; has shown that "all the horror is in just this -- that there is no horror ..."

    Yama: the pit

  • Notwithstanding the praise of the critics, his King Henry V. is a wooden marionette; the intense life of the traditional madcap Prince has died out of him; but Prince Arthur lives deathlessly, and we still hear his childish treble telling Hubert of his love.

    The Man Shakespeare

  • For example, in "Winter's Tale" his account of the death of the boy Mamillius is evidently a reflex of his own emotion when he lost his son, Hamnet, an emotion which at the time he pictured deathlessly in Arthur and the grief of the Queen-mother Constance.

    The Man Shakespeare

  • Hamilton's last words, at the end of a deathlessly pretty coda, are a spoken "Fuck 'em".

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