All screening self-excuse, which rarely falls quite away while others respect us, forsook him for an instant, and he stood face to face with the first great irrevocable
evil he had ever committed.
To my surprise she had of late seemed to seek opportunities of remaining in my society, and had cultivated that kind of distant yet familiar talk which is customary between a husband and wife who live in polite and irrevocable
Tim studies his irrevocable
past, shaking his head.
He met a person of sickly sensibility, who, on some early disappointment, had retired from the world, and thereafter held no intercourse with his fellow-men, but brooded sullenly or passionately over the irrevocable
Shuttleworthy had distinctly avowed to the said nephew his irrevocable
determination of rescinding the will originally made, and of cutting him off with a shilling.
It seemed to him to be a stern duty to prevent anything irrevocable
taking place till it had been thought out and all was ready.
We stood with bitter hearts on either side of the mangled body, overwhelmed by this sudden and irrevocable
disaster which had brought all our long and weary labours to so piteous an end.
The silence that followed lay on them with the weight of things final and irrevocable
We rose up, and in a few minutes were ready, and yet we hesitated a little, as human nature is prone to hesitate on the threshold of an irrevocable
The general and Totski had agreed to avoid any hasty and irrevocable
Butteridge's small shaving mirror and his folding canvas basin he readjusted his costume with the gravity of a man who has taken an irrevocable
step in life, buttoned up his jacket, cast the white sheet of the Desert Dervish on one side, washed temperately, shaved, resumed the big cap and the fur overcoat, and, much refreshed by these exercises, surveyed the country below him.
That's my advice: never marry till you can say to yourself that you have done all you are capable of, and until you have ceased to love the woman of your choice and have seen her plainly as she is, or else you will make a cruel and irrevocable
The training of a life of thirty-five years had not left him defenceless; he was still master of his dignity; he rose, with a mind made up to an irrevocable
The joy was not the less--perhaps it was the more complete just then-- because of the irrevocable
parting; for there was no reproach, no contemptuous wonder to imagine in any eye or from any lips.
In a boy's way I knew it well when I was ten, and a few years ago, when I was fifty, I took it up in the admirable new version of Ormsby, and found it so full of myself and of my own irrevocable
past that I did not find it very gay.