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Letter "P" » purposeless
«There are few things so futile, and few so amusing, As a peaceful and purposeless sort of perusing Of old random jottings set down in a blank book You've unearthed from a drawer as you looked for your bank book»
«Most of us fall short much more by omission than by commission. While the world perishes we go our way: purposeless, passionless, day after day.»
Author: Peace Pilgrim
, Commission on
, day after day
, fall short
, fall short of
«PLAGUE, n. In ancient times a general punishment of the innocent for admonition of their ruler, as in the familiar instance of Pharaoh the Immune. The plague as we of to-day have the happiness to know it is merely Nature's fortuitous manifestation of her purposeless objectionableness.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, Ancient times
, the plague
«The plague today...is merely Nature's fortuitous manifestation of her purposeless objectionableness.»
«It not seldom happens that in the purposeless rovings and wanderings of the imagination we hunt down such game as can be put to use by our purposeful philosophy in its well-ordered household»