1 Nor, in quite other aspects, does Nature in her least palpable but not the less malicious agencies, fail to enlist among her forces this crowning attribute of the terrible.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
2 Here is the palpable impression of the footstep of a man," cried Heyward, bending over the indicated spot; "he has trod in the margin of this pool, and the mark cannot be mistaken.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 18
3 The age and weakness of the slumbering and unconscious Munro were indicated by signs too palpable to be mistaken.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 19
4 Such a direct and palpable contradiction of the tale related by the father caused all eyes to be turned on him.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 27
5 The realities of the soul are none the less realities because they are not visible and palpable.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
6 Any nearer and more palpable meeting would have alarmed Cosette at this first stage, when she was still half immersed in the exaggerated mists of the cloister.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE BATTLE BEGUN
7 The recurrence of a vision is a reality; it was palpable, it was the writing restored in the mirror.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I—A DRINKER IS A BABBLER
8 This sincerity, visible, palpable, irrefragable, evident from the very grief that it caused him, rendered inquiries useless, and conferred authority on all that that man had said.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
9 The effect upon Eustacia was palpable.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
10 It is now necessary that man, governed by his senses, should find in virtue a charm palpable to those senses.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
11 If the best of the American Negroes receive by outer pressure a leader whom they had not recognized before, manifestly there is here a certain palpable gain.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In III
12 Upon this every soul was confounded; for the phenomenon just then observed by Ahab had unaccountably escaped every one else; but its very blinding palpableness must have been the cause.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
13 Such being my conjectures, any one acquainted with the appearance of New Bedford may very readily infer how palpably I must have seen my mistake.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER XI