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Definition of Stairless
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stairless
Literary usage of Stairless
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1843)
"... the latter often proves to be a giddy height, from which the mind that occupies it is apt to be precipitated down a stairless descent. ..."
2. The Dublin Book of Irish Verse 1728-1909 by John Cooke (1909)
"... the sun steps from the billow ** On the steep and stairless sky, ' Up !' I say, and quit my pillow, 'Bed, for many an hour, good-bye ! ..."
3. The Critic and the Drama by George Jean Nathan (1922)
"No great artist has ever in his heart deliberately fashioned his work for a remote and forgotten cellar, dark and stairless. He fashions it, for all his ..."
4. Songs and Satires by Edgar Lee Masters (1916)
"Heaven hangs aloof Above the rents within the stairless roof. Hence, soul, be brave across the ruined floor — Who knocks ? Unbolt the door! ..."
5. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by Gerhard Richard Lomer, John William Cunliffe (1915)
"shriek our advisers on one hand. joys of his possible grandchildren? Or 2 0 ' Have small families or perish as individu- is the stairless, ..."