The spindles hummed steadily and ceaselessly on all sides.
During these years he was ceaselessly engaged in controversy with Nonconformists, Romanists, Deists and Socinians.
Some who saw it report the act to the Pharisees; the Sanhedrim meets, Caiaphas declares that one man must die for the people, and henceforward they ceaselessly plan His death.
The executioners were ceaselessly at work with stake, sword and gibbet.
The Celtic risings now were made in defence of the royal claims of a descendant of Duncan, son of Malcolm Canmore; there were also MacHeth claimants to the old rights of Lulach; Galloway and the Celtic north were ceaselessly agitated.