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  • adj. Alternative spelling of lifelong.

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Examples

  • Dan now lives in Pleasant Hill, California (a former hometown of Joan London), a suburb of San Francisco where he pursues several life long avocations including his interest in Jack London.

    Biographical Sketch of Dan Wichlan

  • Shakespeare said of his ancestor — ‘was a man of jest,’ but it was temper’d with something which withheld him from that, and many other ungracious pranks, of which he as undeservedly bore the blame; — but it was his misfortune all his life long to bear the imputation of saying and doing a thousand things, of which (unless my esteem blinds me) his nature was incapable.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Ya got yer whole life long t’stare at t’outside, ya hear?

    Heaven

  • The Lord make thy life long and increase thee in dignity and majesty111!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But all my life long have I dealt thus nobly with mankind, and they requite me the foulest and evillest requital!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ‘Remember that we chose a settler’s life long ago, before we left our own dear country; we certainly did not expect to be so entirely alone — but what matters a few people, more or less.

    Swiss Family Robinson

  • All my life long I have had a longing desire to see the city of the doges, the commercial republic which rose for a day, like a brilliant meteor, to sink into an utter night and insignificance.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • Christina Rossetti is no Calvinist, but she puts the Calvinistic and Puritan position about the sin-poisoned enjoyments of this life in her own beautiful way: 'Yes, all our life long we shall be bound to refrain our soul, and keep it low; but what then?

    Samuel Rutherford

  • Said he to them, “By Allah, my life long have I waded in the clashing sea of fight and I have met many a gallant sprite, but none so unfrightened of the sword that smites and the shock of men that affrights like these valiant Knights!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Diarist, son of John P., a London tailor, but of good family and connected with Sir E. Montague, afterwards Earl of Sandwich, was ed. at St. Paul’s School and at Cambridge After leaving the University he entered the household of Montagu, who became his life long patron.

    A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature

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