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infinite
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
unlimited; without boundaries; or too numerous to count
  • Philip felt infinitely unhappy.
    7-8 — Chapters 7-8 (76% in)
  • Winks, with his weary manner and his drooping eyelids, looked infinitely bored.
    17-18 — Chapters 17-18 (2% in)
  • His books now were insignificant; he could not bother about them when there was something infinitely more important to occupy him.
    17-18 — Chapters 17-18 (87% in)
  • With infinite skill he worked on his feelings, and this was easier since he was himself genuinely moved.
    19-20 — Chapters 19-20 (76% in)
  • He described one of the vivas with tolerant humour; some fellow in an outrageous collar was asking him questions in logic; it was infinitely tedious, and suddenly he noticed that he wore elastic-sided boots: it was grotesque and ridiculous; so he withdrew his mind and thought of the gothic beauty of the Chapel at King's.
    25-26 — Chapters 25-26 (68% in)
  • He could not understand what strange emotion distracted him; he seemed to feel something infinitely attractive, and yet he was repelled and horrified.
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (82% in)
  • He had bought a razor and now and then with infinite care shaved the down off his smooth chin.
    31-32 — Chapters 31-32 (29% in)
  • He began on the head, thinking that he would work slowly downwards, but, he could not understand why, he found it infinitely more difficult to draw a head from the model than to draw one from his imagination.
    39-40 — Chapters 39-40 (70% in)
  • Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
    41-42 — Chapters 41-42 (9% in)
  • Lawson was painting with infinite labour, working till he could hardly stand for days and then scraping out all he had done.
    47-48 — Chapters 47-48 (58% in)
  • He felt remorseful because he had refused to see that she looked upon him with any particular feeling, and now these words in her letter were infinitely pathetic: I can't bear the thought that anyone else should touch me.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (6% in)
  • The short ceremony was infinitely dreadful in the cold gray morning.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (17% in)
  • Philip loathed them, and yet his heart ached with the infinite pity which filled him.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (47% in)
  • When Philip ceased to believe in Christianity he felt that a great weight was taken from his shoulders; casting off the responsibility which weighed down every action, when every action was infinitely important for the welfare of his immortal soul, he experienced a vivid sense of liberty.
    53-54 — Chapters 53-54 (12% in)
  • He was infinitely grateful for one word of kindness.
    57-58 — Chapters 57-58 (53% in)
  • Charles Lamb, with his infinite tact, attempting to, might have drawn charming pictures of the life of his day; Lord Byron in a stanza of Don Juan, aiming at the impossible, might have achieved the sublime; Oscar Wilde, heaping jewels of Ispahan upon brocades of Byzantium, might have created a troubling beauty.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (32% in)
  • There was a peculiar charm in his manner, a mingling of gravity and kindliness, which was infinitely attractive.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (62% in)
  • She asked him to take her to the little restaurant in Soho to which they had so often been; he was infinitely grateful to her, because her suggestion showed that happy memories were attached to it.
    69-70 — Chapters 69-70 (39% in)
  • She had a wistful look which was infinitely pathetic.
    71-72 — Chapters 71-72 (87% in)
  • He had seemed before a little aloof; but there was a warm humanity about this article which was infinitely attractive.
    85-86 — Chapters 85-86 (56% in)
  • He appeared to have the same independence of thought, the same bohemianism, but he had an infinitely more vivacious temperament; his mind was coarser, and he had not that interest in the abstract which made Cronshaw's conversation so captivating.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (46% in)
  • Now he felt nothing for Mildred but infinite pity.
    91-92 — Chapters 91-92 (94% in)
  • Their simplicity was infinitely touching.
    105-106 — Chapters 105-106 (69% in)
  • He was not happy but infinitely relieved.
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (57% in)
  • He was infinitely relieved, but it was not only relief that he felt; it was disappointment too; he was seized with horror of himself.
    121-122 — Chapters 121-122 (72% in)

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