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grave
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The Time Machine
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grave
Used in
The Time Machine
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  • Our mental existences, which are immaterial and have no dimensions, are passing along the Time-Dimension with a uniform velocity from the cradle to the grave.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As I went with them the memory of my confident anticipations of a profoundly grave and intellectual posterity came, with irresistible merriment, to my mind.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.

  • assumed the gravity of a judge and said...

  • the cold insipidity of Lady Middleton was so particularly repulsive, that in comparison of it the gravity of Colonel Brandon, and even the boisterous mirth of Sir John and his mother-in-law was interesting.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility

  • I have grave doubts.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula

  • I roused the five of you because we are all in grave danger.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon

  • "It was meant seriously," he answered gravely.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
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