1 I knew well therefore what would be my father's feelings, but I could not tear my thoughts from my employment, loathsome in itself, but which had taken an irresistible hold of my imagination.
2 The mere presence of the idea was an irresistible proof of the fact.
3 It faced--or seemed to face--the whole external world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor.
4 Moved by an irresistible impulse, Gatsby turned to Tom who had accepted the introduction as a stranger.
5 He came back from France when Tom and Daisy were still on their wedding trip, and made a miserable but irresistible journey to Louisville on the last of his army pay.
6 Might there not be an irresistible desire to quaff a last, long, breathless draught of the cup of wormwood and aloes, with which nearly all her years of womanhood had been perpetually flavoured.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XXI. THE NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY
7 An irresistible feeling kept Hester near the spot.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XXII. THE PROCESSION
8 This argument was irresistible.
9 The unqualified truth is, that when I loved Estella with the love of a man, I loved her simply because I found her irresistible.
10 It was not so much a reproach as an irresistible thinking aloud.
11 And yet I did not despise him the more for it, but thought it a redeeming quality in him if he could be allowed any grace for not resisting one so irresistible as Steerforth.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 20. STEERFORTH'S HOME
12 Emma,' he returned, 'that view of the question is, at such a moment, irresistible.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
13 Death, the inevitable end of all, for the first time presented itself to him with irresistible force.
14 She did not know herself why and wherefore, but the arranging of her house had an irresistible attraction for her.
15 The irresistible penetration of the new inspiration is there as everywhere else.
Les Misérables 1 By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—FIRST SKETCH OF TWO UNPREPOSSESSING FIGURES