the ends of the Earth


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the ends of the Earth

The most remote or inaccessible places on Earth; anywhere one needs to go to accomplish something. Baby, my love for you is so strong that I would go to the ends of the Earth to be with you! That no-good cheat robbed me of my inheritance, and I'll follow him to the ends of the Earth to get it back.
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the ends of the earth

the most distant parts of the world.
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After a long interval, however, 'The Perseverance'--for that was her name--was spoken somewhere in the vicinity of the ends of the earth, cruising along as leisurely as ever, her sails all bepatched and be quilted with rope-yarns, her spars fished with old pipe staves, and her rigging knotted and spliced in every possible direction.
An Anacharsis Clootz deputation from all the isles of the sea, and all the ends of the earth, accompanying Old Ahab in the pequod to lay the world's grievances before that bar from which not very many of them ever come back.
Speak the word, and, as you know, I would take you to the ends of the earth to-morrow.
That Russian army which has been brought from the ends of the earth by English gold, we shall cause to share the same fate- (the fate of the army at Ulm).
In her eyes Henry was always moving and causing others to move, until the ends of the earth met.
He said he had expected to improve his mind by coming to Europe, but a man might travel to the ends of the earth with me and never see anything, for I was manifestly endowed with the very genius of ill luck.
I can go anywhere, do anything," he said, looking ready to fly to the ends of the earth.
I will follow thee to the ends of the earth, good master, and not a herd of dun deer in all the forest but shall know the sound of the twang of my bowstring.
And they trust each other to the ends of the Earth so that's where Doug belongs.
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