His resolve to keep away from her began to make less and less sense.
In other directions the polarization becomes less and less complete as we approach the vertical.
Finally, in the Pontian period, the lagoons became gradually less and less salt, and the deposits are characterized especially by the abundance of shells.
After the Revolution Nansen continued in high honour, but he chiefly occupied himself with commerce, and was less and less consulted in purely political matters.
But even at the time when union was most important, this statement went further than the facts would warrant, and in the course of the following century it became less and less true.