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For twenty minutes or more he continued his researches, measuring with the most exact care the distance between marks which were entirely invisible to me, and occasionally applying his tape to the walls in an equally incomprehensible manner.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
For the first instant Levin saw an expression of eager curiosity in the eyes with which Kitty looked at this awful woman, so incomprehensible to her; but it lasted only a single instant.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre knew that everyone was waiting for him to say a word and cross a certain line, and he knew that sooner or later he would step across it, but an incomprehensible terror seized him at the thought of that dreadful step.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha did not understand what he was saying any more than he did himself, but she felt that his incomprehensible words had an improper intention.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But at the instant when it seemed that the incomprehensible was revealing itself to her a loud rattle of the door handle struck painfully on her ears.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Only by separating the two sources of cognition, related to one another as form to content, do we get the mutually exclusive and separately incomprehensible conceptions of freedom and inevitability.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the instant, I had seen a face that was strange to me, looking up with an incomprehensible air of being touched and pleased by the sight of me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
It would make a man so ridiculous, after going in for these fellows, to back out in such an incomprehensible way.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Her image, that incomprehensible, almost meaningless, but bewitching image, was deeply rooted in his heart.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
In the empty immensity of earth, sky, and water, there she was, incomprehensible, firing into a continent.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
And when passion is dead, or absent, then the magnificent throb of beauty is incomprehensible and even a little despicable; warm, live beauty of contact, so much deeper than the beauty of vision.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context