He paused a moment, as if choosing an approach, and then went on: "When a man knows his enemy will be dead in ten minutes, and takes him to the edge of an unfathomable
pit, he means to throw his body into it.
He was unconvinced, and in his mind had sprung the determination to prove the correctness of his theory, for he had discovered the key which alone could unlock the mystery, or consign it forever to the realms of the unfathomable
Evening passed, night came, and the feeling of suspense and softening of heart in the presence of the unfathomable
did not lessen but increased.
Then she spoke, and though the words were few, the unimpassioned tone carried unfathomable
depths of cold contempt.
To me this was as if my book must go out cold into the world (like all that may come after it from me), and my sister, who took more thought for others and less for herself than any other human being I have known, saw this, and by some means unfathomable
to a man coaxed my mother into being once again the woman she had been.
Heaven knows, unless it is that the persistent clicking of that unfathomable
enigma out there in the vast silences of the Sahara has so wrought upon my nerves that reason refuses longer to function sanely.
It linked the unfathomable
then to the eternal now.
It was all very mysterious and unfathomable
, but I got the idea that the Wieroo were creatures of imagination--the demons or gods of her race, omniscient and omnipresent.
We were as secret as possible about it, but in some unfathomable
way the friends ashore got word to the beleaguered Italians to keep their eyes open.
Miserable, interesting, unfathomable
creature--the problem that night of Emily's waking thoughts: the phantom of her dreams.
You may never know what scarlet and crimson really are until you see them in their perfection on an October hillside, under the unfathomable
blue of an autumn sky.
1-2) Thestorides, full many things there are that mortals cannot sound; but there is nothing more unfathomable
than the heart of man.
There are certain women whose influence over men is an unfathomable
mystery to observers of their own sex.
There was, moreover, a touching representation of a young lady reading a manuscript in an unfathomable
forest, and a charming whole length of a large-headed little boy, sitting on a stool with his legs fore-shortened to the size of salt-spoons.
To the right, on the contrary, lay a black hollow resembling a vast well, unfathomable
and gloomy, drilled into the lunar soil.