Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See life-blood, 2 and 3.

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Examples

  • The Durham of today was only in the making and these three men had come to put into the process their own life's-blood and sweat.

    John Merrick. A Biographical Sketch

  • ` ` My master, '' replied Gurth, ` ` will take nought from the Templar save his life's-blood.

    Ivanhoe

  • Page view page image: though we would not have it otherwise — we could not bear that one of them should hesitate to give his life's-blood to his country — yet it is heart-breaking to think of what may happen.

    Diary of a Southern Refugee During the War

  • At the dread thought, that here its life's-blood soon

    Poems, 1799

  • Yet the barbed arrow is in my heart -- I can neither endure it, nor draw it out; for with it flows my life's-blood.

    Liber Amoris, or, the New Pygmalion

  • The woman was no fool, that is, she was superior to her class; nor had misery quite petrified the life's-blood of humanity, to which reflections on our own misfortunes only give a more orderly course.

    Maria, or, The Wrongs of Woman

  • Can't you just feel our life's-blood slipping away?

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • As Barak Obama says, "Credit is the economy's life's-blood".

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • As Barack Obama says, "Credit is the economy's life's-blood".

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • If money is the life's-blood of politics, Martin Beeson's campaign to become Colorado's newest congressman is showing symptoms of low blood pressure, although Election Day is more than a year away.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

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