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infinite
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

16 uses
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Definition
unlimited; without boundaries; or too numerous to count
  • The attendant looked at him indifferently, as if from infinitely far away, and the Judge sipped his whiskey again, uneasy.
    Prologue (92% in)
  • He would be sitting with his big white hands on his knees, that burnt, hairy face looking up at the ceiling, infinitely sad.
    1 — The Watchdog (90% in)
  • At times he had (one mask among many, for stiff as the fire-blasted face was, he could wrench it into an infinite number of shapes) an elfish, impenetrable grin which suggested madness, and indeed, from all evidence, the man was certainly insane.
    2 — When the Exorcist Shall Go to the House of the Patient... (0% in)
  • "When you think about it," the voice said, infinitely weary, "the world is more like a jailhouse than like a hospital.
    2 — When the Exorcist Shall Go to the House of the Patient... (28% in)
  • He smiled as if from infinitely above her.
    4 — Mama (30% in)
  • Infinitely subtle compared to her father's, and for that reason more deadly.
    7 — The Dialogue on Wood and Stone (30% in)
  • YOUNG MAN: Sir, the man said to give you— CLUMLY (infinitely weary): Thank you.
    11 — The Dialogue of Houses (**% in)
  • It was the physical pattern in the carpet, where the blueblack lines intersected the brown and where figures of roses showed their threads; in the broken putty on the windowpanes, in the angular shadows inside the glass of a doorknob, in the infinite complexity of lines in the bark of trees, in the dust in the sunbeams: substance calling beyond itself to substance.
    12 — A Mother's Love (6% in)
  • Freeman shrugged, infinitely sad.
    13 — Nah ist—und schwer zu fassen der Gott (92% in)
  • Outside the study window, she knows without looking, the afternoon is unnaturally bright, teeming with grass and leaves and the infinite webwork of bark on trees, and the air is full of noise: children, an air-hammer six blocks away, the whisper of creatures in motion, destroying and building, crawling through the grass.
    14 — The Wilderness (18% in)
  • The mare breathed deep and sighed, letting her back sag, infinitely weary of all man's paltry machinations, and Ben Hodge, servant of sunlit visions, whose heart was set on holiness—like the girl in the story his father told, who threw roses in the air—was silent.
    15 — The Dialogue of the Dead (22% in)
  • Though he seemed on the surface, even now, indifferent, infinitely calm, she could feel his concentration in the chill of her blood.
    15 — The Dialogue of the Dead (51% in)
  • ...trifling things, a mother's sweet and touching madness, a sailorboy walking through a wood with her, holding her hand with a sweet and ridiculous tenderness, and they made pictures with stones and he talked of the weather and she said with, oh, infinite righteousness, that she did not believe in indiscriminate kissing (but she was going to have an operation, and afterward, who knew? perhaps she would see as well as anyone, and then it would be she who talked of the weather—ah, how...
    16 — Love and Duty (90% in)
  • The ordinary layman would be amazed at the infinite variety of psychotic avenues—no two exactly alike.
    19 — Workmen in a Quarry (65% in)
  • Now he was there; the long bridge opened out ahead of him, an eighth of a mile away, silver girders reaching out across the silent pitch-dark valley, the black further side of it just beginning to come into view—up over his head, stars, motionless and perfect as the infinite span between the heartbeats of God.
    22 — Luke (92% in)
  • The bridge rushed toward him, and he was conscious of the rush and at the same time conscious of the infinite time it took the truck to reach the place, and now suddenly all his pain vanished as if by magic and he was reading the sign twenty feet from the bridge—35 MPH—as though he had all eternity to read it.
    22 — Luke (94% in)

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