1 While the society of up-country Georgia was not so impregnable as that of the Coast aristocrats, no family wanted a daughter to wed a man about whose grandfather nothing was known.
2 She was helpless before his calm smile and his drawling remarks, for she had never before met anyone who was so completely impregnable.
3 The heights of Kennesaw were impregnable.
4 The lines around Kennesaw Mountain are impregnable.
5 There still reverberated in her mind the crashes of the two impregnable citadels of her life, thundering to dust about her ears.
6 That influence, in its last analysis, was simply the power of money: Bertha Dorset's social credit was based on an impregnable bank-account.
7 Some weeks after, the Commodore set sail in this impregnable craft for Valparaiso.
8 Furthermore: concerning these last mentioned Leviathans, they have two firm fortresses, which, in all human probability, will for ever remain impregnable.
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9 Jurgis got up, wild with rage, but the door was shut and the great castle was dark and impregnable.
10 Moreover, on her side, was his belief that her ethical motive in the argument was impregnable.
11 Sublime is the dominion of the mind over the body, that, for a time, can make flesh and nerve impregnable, and string the sinews like steel, so that the weak become so mighty.
12 Like a certain class of modern philosophers, Dinah perfectly scorned logic and reason in every shape, and always took refuge in intuitive certainty; and here she was perfectly impregnable.
13 Nevertheless, he deluded himself at first; he had a feeling of security and of solitude; the bolt once drawn, he thought himself impregnable; the candle extinguished, he felt himself invisible.
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14 This was impregnable, and admitted of neither objection nor restriction.
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15 The journals of the day which said that that nearly impregnable structure, of the barricade of the Rue de la Chanvrerie, as they call it, reached to the level of the first floor, were mistaken.
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