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Lestrade had learned by more experiences than he would care to acknowledge that that brain could cut through that which was impenetrable to him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He talked and looked at her laughing eyes, which frightened him now with their impenetrable look, and, as he talked, he felt all the uselessness and idleness of his words.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At one time she would seem in love with him, and then she would become cold, irritable, and impenetrable.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Andrew looked closely into those mirrorlike, impenetrable eyes, and felt that it had been ridiculous of him to have expected anything from Speranski and from any of his own activities connected with him, or ever to have attributed importance to what Speranski was doing.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His satisfaction in which happy imposition on us, and in having preserved the impenetrable secret of the box, appeared to be a sufficient compensation to him for all his tortures.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Much watching of Louisa, and much consequent observation of her impenetrable demeanour, which keenly whetted and sharpened Mrs.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Then it had had a transparency through which the fluctuations of the spirit were sometimes tragically visible; now its impenetrable surface suggested a process of crystallization which had fused her whole being into one hard brilliant substance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The thunder ceased; but the rain still continued, and the scene was enveloped in an impenetrable darkness.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Something was wrong with the world, a somber, frightening wrongness that pervaded everything like a dark impenetrable mist, stealthily closing around Scarlett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
I felt an intolerable weight oppressing my breast, the smell of the damp earth, the unseen presence of victorious corruption, the darkness of an impenetrable night.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Geniuses in the impenetrable depths of abstraction and pure speculation, situated, so to speak, above all dogmas, propose their ideas to God.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context