to the ends of the earth


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to the ends of the earth

Fig. to the remotest and most inaccessible points on the earth. I'll pursue him to the ends of the earth. We've explored almost the whole world. We've traveled to the ends of the earth trying to learn about our world.
See also: earth, end, of
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Speak the word, and, as you know, I would take you to the ends of the earth to-morrow.
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.
I was afraid Gilbert would insist on rushing off to the ends of the earth when he got through college, and dragging you with him.
And still further, the desire for vengeance was roused, and we could depend upon it that they would follow us to the ends of the earth, if we undertook to tow them that far.
There is no wilderness where I can hide from these things, there is no haven where I can escape them; though I travel to the ends of the earth, I find the same accursed system--I find that all the fair and noble impulses of humanity, the dreams of poets and the agonies of martyrs, are shackled and bound in the service of organized and predatory Greed
Raskolnikov at that moment felt and knew once for all that Sonia was with him for ever and would follow him to the ends of the earth, wherever fate might take him.
BEST, AND MOST INSPIRING, PERSON The delightfully down-to-earth Paralympics presenter and former marine Arthur Williams, who's currently starring in C4's Flying to the Ends of the Earth.
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FLYING TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH MONDAY, CHANNEL 4, 8PM Former marine Arthur Williams, above, continues to explore the most remote and beautiful places on Earth, where flying is the only way in and out.
You never know when someone is going to throw a glass of wine over you" Award-winning cross-dressing potter, Grayson Perry "God is creator of the Cosmos and that includes the Palace of Westminster and the White House" Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York "It takes some serious brains to make a good bra" Model Heidi Klum, below "Three-quarters of the time I could have followed her to the ends of the earth, and the other quarter?
They must be weeded out to show we are proud of the vast majority of those who follow their teams to the ends of the earth.
Then her coat is whipped off and before she gets a blanket again the only warmth is a man dressed as an Oreo biscuit Kate, famed for a swimsuit edition of US magazine Sports Illustrated this year, said she'd go to the ends of the earth for a shoot.
That she would go to the ends of the earth once you became an enemy to vilify you.