I can bear a lot but not that pall
I suppose that even the most pleasurable of imaginable occupations, that of batting baseballs through the windows of the RCA Building, would pall a little as the days ran on.
A sense of utter loneliness loneliness inevitable, crushing, eternal, the loneliness of existence, encompassed by the infinite void of unconsciousness enfolded him as a pall. Life lay like an incubus on his bosom. He shuddered at the thought that death might overlook him, and deny him its refuge.edward bellamy
Beauteous Night lay dead Under the pall of twilight, and the love-star sickened and shrank.george eliot
Well might the thoughtful race of old With ivy twine the head Of him they hailed their god of wine Thank God:;! the lie is dead; For ivy climbs the crumbling hall To decorate decay; And spreads its dark deceitful pall To hide what wastes away.philip james bailey
The pall Mall Gazette is written by gentlemen for gentlemen.william makepeace thackeray