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life force

Origin of life force
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • To women has been granted the guardianship of the life-force.

    The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • He would soon have her done for, absorbing all her life-force.

    Peace Aristophanes
  • Afterwards he asked people to worship the life-force; as if one could worship a hyphen.

    George Bernard Shaw Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • They don't know what it is, but we do—Mr. G. Bernard Shaw's life-force.

    Angel Island Inez Haynes Gillmore
  • Through the mastery of will and love and action, the life-force is lifted to dwell with and awaken these centres.

    The Hive Will Levington Comfort
  • The life-force in metals responds adversely or beneficially to stimuli.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
  • Cells, tissues, and organs are but channels along which the flood of life-force flows.

  • It is formed by the flow of the life-force and vanishes with its ebb.

    Occult Chemistry Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
  • The earth can possibly bring forth no other sex than that which the life-force of the seed impels.

    Plain Talks on Avoided Subjects Henry Newell Guernsey
  • Stern, feeling again harnessed to his touch the life-force of the world that once had been, exulted with a wild emotion.

    Darkness and Dawn George Allan England
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