ABYSS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of abyss
Definition:
n. enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit; any deep, immeasurable space; hell
Example:
Are we to believe that the only thing between us and the abyss is the size of the deficit, and the more the government borrows, the better off we shall be?
Sentence in Classic:
He speaks: and His voice is heard even at the farthest limits of space, even In the bottomless abyss.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
But the transition from a commonplace nature to one that is richly endowed, demands always a more or less breakneck leap over a certain abyss which yawns threateningly below; and thus must the sudden change with the clerk strike the reader.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Again, as before, all of a sudden, without the slightest transition, he felt cast down from a pinnacle of happiness, peace, and dignity, into an abyss of despair, rage, and humiliation.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All I say is that it is not argument that convinces me of the necessity of a future life, but this: when you go hand in hand with someone and all at once that person vanishes there, into nowhere, and you yourself are left facing that abyss, and look in.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
We could not see our body nor feel it, and in that moment nothing existed save our two hands over a wire glowing in a black abyss.
Anthem By Ayn Rand Context
I was soon supplanted by a rival, turned out of doors quite destitute, and obliged to continue this abominable trade, which appears so pleasant to you men, while to us women it is the utmost abyss of misery.
Candide By Voltaire Context
When we came within sight of the sea, the waves on the horizon, caught at intervals above the rolling abyss, were like glimpses of another shore with towers and buildings.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
But my very feelings changed to repulsion and terror when I saw the whole man slowly emerge from the window and begin to crawl down the castle wall over that dreadful abyss, face down with his cloak spreading out around him like great wings.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Under the influence of various vague emotions, the sense of life passing by, the desire of novelty, she had forced herself to go up to a certain point, forced herself to look behind herself, and had seen behind her not even an abyss, but what was empty.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
With the constellations of space they confound the stars of the abyss which are made in the soft mire of the puddle by the feet of ducks.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
When the earth is suffering from too heavy a burden, there are mysterious groanings of the shades, to which the abyss lends an ear.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context