1 His wife's attitude was unchanged, her face inexorable, and he was seized with the despairing sense of his helplessness.
2 Both bowed to the inexorable truth: they knew that Zeena never changed her mind, and that in her case a resolve once taken was equivalent to an act performed.
3 The inexorable facts closed in on him like prison-warders handcuffing a convict.
4 Grace Stepney's mind was like a kind of moral fly-paper, to which the buzzing items of gossip were drawn by a fatal attraction, and where they hung fast in the toils of an inexorable memory.
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5 Stubb's inexorable back was turned upon him; and the whale was winged.
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6 He arose to his feet, and baring his bosom, looked steadily on the keen, glittering knife, that was already upheld by his inexorable judge.
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7 In punctuality, she was as inevitable as a clock, and as inexorable as a railroad engine; and she held in most decided contempt and abomination anything of a contrary character.
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8 An eternal, inexorable lapse of moments is ever hurrying the day of the evil to an eternal night, and the night of the just to an eternal day.
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9 They offered eighteen hundred dollars to redeem her; and some there were who offered to give, that would not have much left after the gift; but the fiend of a slave-trader was inexorable.
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10 Lucy and her father would fain have rested longer, but Jefferson Hope was inexorable.
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11 She quivered again at the potent inexorable entry inside her, so strange and terrible.
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12 I seem to be in the grasp of some resistless, inexorable evil, which no foresight and no precautions can guard against.
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13 I never saw a more inexorable face in my life.
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14 The terror of his face lay in his eyes, however, steel grey, and glistening coldly with a malignant, inexorable cruelty in their depths.
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15 I read an inexorable purpose in his gray eyes.
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