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  • Sexual prowess will not convert him, your never-dying devotion will not turn him around, nothing will change the man he is fundamentally.

    Juliet Jeske: Sure, Sleep With Him, But Don't Expect To Change Him

  • But I, the true murderer, felt the never-dying worm alive in my bosom, which allowed of no hope or consolation.

    Chapter 7

  • Ah, the never-dying question: "Who the hell reads Dhalgren?"

    Difficult Dhalgren

  • The zombies in ragged clothes and ragged flesh were darting at the edges of the herd, biting and clawing like a pack of attacking wolves, occasionally clotting when they pulled a calf down, tearing it apart while it bawled and the protective long-horned mother charged, kicking and head-pronging the hell out of the zombies, but eventually falling helpless into their never-dying, gobbling midst.

    Silver Zombie

  • The real "transcendence", then, is the one that allows us to shake off the notion of a never-dying tyrannical father-figure, with its unconsoling illusion of redemption by human sacrifice, and assume our proper proportion as people condemned to be free, and able to outgrow the fearful tutelage of a supreme supervisor who does not forgive us the errors he has programmed us to make.

    Christopher Hitchens: Collision: Is Religion Absurd or Good for the World?

  • 'You gratify me, Doctor, by naming disposition, for I can give you the most unequivocal assurance of her sweetness, her innocence, her benevolence, joined to a spirit of never-dying vivacity – an animation of never-ceasing good humour!'


  • “Iliad”, the “Nibelungenlied” surpasses the former in the deep tragedy which pervades it, the tragedy of fate, the inevitable retribution for crime, the never-dying struggle between the powers of good and evil, between light and darkness.

    The Nibelungenlied

  • There was something radically wrong within him, which had put him into antagonism with all the world, and which produced these never-dying grievances.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • Christian religion on testimony such as this, we must admit, on the same strength of evidence, that God has affixed the highest rewards to belief, and the eternal tortures of the never-dying worm to disbelief, both of which have been demonstrated to be involuntary.

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • It is the never-dying worm in his bosom, grows with his growth and strengthens with the declining years of its victim.

    William Henry Harrison: Inaugural Address


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