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  • Indefatigable.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Indefatigable.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • But that is of another time and place, another Reich, and the boy is banished into the farthest shadows, the horror receding and fading with him as the doomed ex-Obersturmbannfuhrer scribbles indefatigably away, justifying his bestial deeds in the name of insensate authority, call of duty, blind obedience.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The men were absolutely indefatigable, whirling about like plaid tops, by themselves or with each other.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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  • I remember Boris grousing as a child, one afternoon at his house when we had got off on the vaguely metaphysical subject of our mothers: why they — angels, goddesses—had to die? while our awful fathers thrived, and boozed, and sprawled, and muddled on, and continued to stumble about and wreak havoc, in seemingly indefatigable health?
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • He was indefatigable at this.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • Encouraged by this discovery, Edmond determined to assist the indefatigable laborer.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • He was respected by all who knew him for his integrity and indefatigable attention to public business.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Only those two indefatigable women were continuing to the bottom of the mountain.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • And, to say the truth, an appetite, sharpened by the east wind that generally blew along the passage, was the only valuable result of so much indefatigable exercise.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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  • One had never been known to follow the chase in vain; another had been indefatigable on the trail of their enemies.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • In the vast laboratories of the Ministry of Peace, and in the experimental stations hidden in the Brazilian forests, or in the Australian desert, or on lost islands of the Antarctic, the teams of experts are indefatigably at work.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • After this, with indefatigable pains and industry for three or four months, at last I finished my wall on the 14th, of April, having no way to go into it, but by ladder against the wall.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • Colonel Cathcart was indefatigable that way, an industrious, intense, dedicated military tactician who calculated day and night in the service of himself.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • He has at last been unmasked and arrested, thanks to the indefatigable zeal of the public prosecutor.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • He made his four hearty meals every day, regardless of the most persistent rolling and pitching on the part of the steamer; and he played whist indefatigably, for he had found partners as enthusiastic in the game as himself.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • The most indefatigable, true friend.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • The indefatigable bell now sounded for the fourth time: the classes were marshalled and marched into another room to breakfast: how glad I was to behold a prospect of getting something to eat!
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • All night long the Martians were hammering and stirring, sleepless, indefatigable, at work upon the machines they were making ready, and ever and again a puff of greenish-white smoke whirled up to the starlit sky.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • From childhood on he was a hard worker, if anyone would tell him what to work at, and once told he was indefatigable.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • An indefatigable seeker of public attention, Sandy made her name and picture regular fare in New York society columns.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • the light on the ruined Ruins, this little kid who could barely walk discovering a stick at the corner of the playground, my indefatigable mother zigzagging mustard across her turkey sandwich, my dad patting his handheld in his pocket and resisting the urge to check it, a guy throwing a Frisbee that his dog kept running under and catching and returning to him.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • They hoisted sails, but the boat gained upon them, and the indefatigable Peter sprang on board.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • It was a wonderful picture: Himmelstoss on the ground; Haie bending over him with a fiendish grin and his mouth open with bloodlust, Himmelstoss’s head on his knees; then the convulsed striped drawers, the knock knees, executing at every blow most original movements in the lowered breeches, and towering over them like a woodcutter the indefatigable Tjaden.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • ’What a row the brute makes!’ said the indefatigable man with the mustaches, appearing near us.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • Yes, Thomas is really indefatigable when it is a question of the Baths.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • His Royal Highness had left, and there was general talk of departing among the older guests; the young were indefatigable and had started on a new gavotte, which would fill the next quarter of an hour.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Chief among those who did this fetching and carrying was Captain Bildad’s sister, a lean old lady of a most determined and indefatigable spirit, but withal very kindhearted, who seemed resolved that, if SHE could help it, nothing should be found wanting in the Pequod, after once fairly getting to sea.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • He was indefatigable, restrained yet forceful; there was something about him irresistible and prophetlike.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • I spent no time in taverns, games, or frolicks of any kind; and my industry in my business continu’d as indefatigable as it was necessary.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Amy and her Pole distinguished themselves by equal enthusiasm but more graceful agility, and Laurie found himself involuntarily keeping time to the rhythmic rise and fall of the white slippers as they flew by as indefatigably as if winged.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • The latest addition was a full-sized elephant, presented by the King of France, and specially drawn for the record by the indefatigable news-hawk, Matthew Paris.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • She silently cursed the efficient and indefatigable Mrs. Merriwether, the wounded and the whole Southern Confederacy, as Prissy buttoned her in her oldest and raggedest calico frock which she used for hospital work.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • No, tonight he felt triumphant, indefatigable, unbeatable.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • Honour to those indefatigable spirits who consecrate their vigils to the amelioration or to the alleviation of their kind!
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Strive to love your neighbor actively and indefatigably.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • On the contrary, Scotland Yard and the local police of the various counties were indefatigable in following up the smallest clues.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • The winter holds a pack of them in store and deals them equally, evenly, with indefatigable fingers.
    Virginia Woolf  --  To the Lighthouse
  • POZZO: He imagines that when I see him indefatigable I’ll regret my decision.
    Samuel Beckett  --  Waiting for Godot
  • She read over, with indefatigable patience, all those law papers, with which, before she came to Queen’s Crawley, he had promised to entertain her.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • "Orgy-porgy " In their blood-coloured and foetal darkness the dancers continued for a while to circulate, to beat and beat out the indefatigable rhythm.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Assuredly, it is a construction which increases and piles up in endless spirals; there also are confusion of tongues, incessant activity, indefatigable labor, eager competition of all humanity, refuge promised to intelligence, a new Flood against an overflow of barbarians.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • I heard him as I came upstairs, and the theatre is engaged of course by those indefatigable rehearsers, Agatha and Frederick.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • No lower estimate could have vindicated the indefatigable zeal with which she scratched, and her unscrupulousness in digging up the choicest flower or vegetable, for the sake of the fat earthworm at its root.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • But, first, whom shall we send In search of this new World? whom shall we find Sufficient? who shall tempt with wandering feet The dark, unbottomed, infinite Abyss, And through the palpable obscure find out His uncouth way, or spread his airy flight, Upborne with indefatigable wings Over the vast abrupt, ere he arrive The happy Isle?
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • She says Lydgate is indefatigable, and is making a fine thing of Bulstrode’s institution.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • In Washington, Tara remembers, her father’s friend Ed Hillary would drop over for visits, and the two indefatigable climbers would spend lazy evenings sprawled in front of the television, drinking cheap beer, reminiscing about Everest, and working their way through rented piles of the old western movies they both adored.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • These two were so indefatigable in taking Don Quixote out to dance that they tired him down, not only in body but in spirit.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Our author is voluminous; he continues to write and publish with as much praiseworthy and indefatigable prolixity as if his efforts were crowned with the brilliant success that so justly attends those of Eugene Sue.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Rappaccini’s Daughter
  • The women were courageous, persistent, enthusiastic, indefatigable, and their protest against passes set a standard for antigovernment protest that was never equaled.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
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