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Definition of Gravelike
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Literary usage of Gravelike
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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"The grim noon of Saturday, after a moaning morning, and one silent Intermediate lour oT gravelike stillness, begins to gleam fitfully with lightning like a ..."
2. Graham's Magazine by George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe (1845)
"There was certainly a remarkable change in his countenance. Death itself was not more gravelike lhan ihe while- ness of his cheek and Ihe ..."
3. The Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns by Richard Harding Davis (1898)
"... stiffly from their knees, and those in the gravelike trenches stood upright, and the officers stepped from their tents into the sight of the regiment. ..."
4. Works by James Fenimore Cooper (1892)
"Here she found the same gravelike sleep pervading every thing. There was not a breath of air, and the ocean seemed to be in one of its profoundest slumbers. ..."
5. A Guide to Russian Literature (1820-1917) by Moissaye Joseph Olgin (1920)
"This is a world of subdued, silently moaning grief, a world of dull, nagging pain, a world of prisonlike, gravelike silence. There is no light, no warmth, ..."