The amount of wear and tear, the expenditure of vital force, involved in the transit from infancy to manhood cannot be estimated.
Nor have I ever despaired of a return of the theory of vital force.
The atoms are indestructible; vital force is not: atoms have no age; vital force is born, grows old, and dies.
He has a right to his own vital energy and to all that his own vital force produces.
Again, they rise up pallid and misty, and perish for want of strength or of nutrition; the vital force is lacking.
That person's vital force is low, and the organs that supply it are feeble in their action.
The enemy's hau—his life-essence, his vital force—then lies in the hollow of the tohunga's hand.
Adam was asleep, when Eve as a vital force leaped away from him.
Everybody felt, confusedly perhaps, but very surely, that a new and vital force had arisen in English literature.
It is the source of light and heat—the two great stimulants of vital force.