1 I listened to my father in silence and remained for some time incapable of offering any reply.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 18
2 But the overflowing misery I now felt, and the excess of agitation that I endured rendered me incapable of any exertion.
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3 Not seldom she would laugh anew, and louder than before, like a thing incapable and unintelligent of human sorrow.
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4 But his character had been so much enfeebled by suffering, that even its lower energies were incapable of more than a temporary struggle.
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5 For their brother's sake, too, for the sake of his own heart, she rejoiced; and she reproached herself for being unjust to his merit before, in believing him incapable of generosity.
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6 He is the most fearful of giving pain, of wounding expectation, and the most incapable of being selfish, of any body I ever saw.
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7 The more I looked into the glowing coals, the more incapable I became of looking at Joe; the longer the silence lasted, the more unable I felt to speak.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter XVIII
8 In this condition, he felt more incapable of finishing the Memorial than ever; and the harder he worked at it, the oftener that unlucky head of King Charles the First got into it.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
9 Mr. jorkins, notwithstanding his reputation in the firm, was an easy-going, incapable sort of man, whose reputation out of doors was not calculated to back it up.
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10 Always accompanied with an incapable motion of the head, but with no change of face.
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11 He was incapable of deceiving himself and persuading himself that he repented of his conduct.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 1: Chapter 2
12 He had not slept the previous night, but was incapable of thinking of sleep either.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 4: Chapter 14
13 He felt incapable of being either.
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14 This exasperated and tortured Golenishtchev, but Vronsky was incapable of deceiving and torturing himself, and even more incapable of exasperation.
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15 He was breathless with emotion and incapable of going farther; he turned off the road into the forest and lay down in the shade of an aspen on the uncut grass.
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