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I seem to be in the grasp of some resistless, inexorable evil, which no foresight and no precautions can guard against.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The remembrance of this, in connexion with my former thought, however, haunted me at intervals, even until the inexorable end came at its appointed time.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
But, less inexorable than iron, steel, and brass, it brought its varying seasons even into that wilderness of smoke and brick, and made the only stand that ever was made in the place against its direful uniformity.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
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.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
But the old man decidedly refused, thinking himself bound in honour to my friend, who, when he found the father inexorable, quitted his country, nor returned until he heard that his former mistress was married according to her inclinations.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Yes; I looked at them as you would on any human being, with a curiosity of their impulses, motives, capacities, weaknesses, when brought to the test of an inexorable physical necessity.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Marius, on penal questions, still held to the inexorable system, though he was a democrat and he entertained all the ideas of the law on the subject of those whom the law strikes.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
All flashed indignant or appealing glances at the inexorable Davis, and one passionate lime lover burst into tears.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Thus a new, a stronger, and more inexorable barrier was interposed to cut off the realization of their hopes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The inevitability of the revolution depended upon this fact, that they had no choice but to unite or be exterminated; this fact, grim and inexorable, depended upon no human will, it was the law of the economic process, of which the editor showed the details with the most marvelous precision.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
He arose to his feet, and baring his bosom, looked steadily on the keen, glittering knife, that was already upheld by his inexorable judge.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context