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  • As a philosopher he knew that at the termination of any allotted life only an infinitesimal part of any person’s desires has been realised.
  • The right temporal lobe of the hollow sphere of his cranium came into contact with a solid timber angle where, an infinitesimal but sensible fraction of a second later, a painful sensation was located in consequence of antecedent sensations transmitted and registered.
  • …and sextuple sun theta and nebula in which 100 of our solar systems could be contained: of moribund and of nascent new stars such as Nova in 1901: of our system plunging towards the constellation of Hercules: of the parallax or parallactic drift of socalled fixed stars, in reality evermoving wanderers from immeasurably remote eons to infinitely remote futures in comparison with which the years, threescore and ten, of allotted human life formed a parenthesis of infinitesimal brevity.

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  • She shakes her head, an infinitesimal gesture.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • An infinitesimal change.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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