ineffable


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too sacred to be uttered

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And while the king, protected from observation by the thick covert of an enormous lime, pressed La Valliere to his breast, with all the ardor of ineffable affection, Colbert tranquilly fumbled among the papers in his pocket-book and drew out of it a paper folded in the form of a letter, somewhat yellow, perhaps, but one that must have been most precious, since the intendant smiled as he looked at it; he then bent a look, full of hatred, upon the charming group which the young girl and the king formed together - a group revealed but for a moment, as the light of the approaching torches shone upon it.
"Oh, Cornelia!" said Susan, with ineffable contempt.
Can a man who by divine meditations is admitted as it were into the conversation of this ineffable, incomprehensible Majesty, think days, or years, or ages, too long for the continuance of so ravishing an honour?
These sunset clouds, these delicately emerging stars, with their private and ineffable glances, signify it and proffer it.
What splendid distance, what recesses of ineffable pomp and loveliness in the sunset!
Through the scene between Marguerite and the elder Duval, Lena wept unceasingly, and I sat helpless to prevent the closing of that chapter of idyllic love, dreading the return of the young man whose ineffable happiness was only to be the measure of his fall.
Morning to ye, shipmates, morning; the ineffable heavens bless ye; I'm sorry I stopped ye.
The very anticipations of delight to be enjoyed in his forthcoming visits -- the bright, pure gleam of heavenly happiness it diffused over the almost deadly warfare in which he had voluntarily engaged, illumined his whole countenance with a look of ineffable joy and calmness, as, immediately after Villefort's departure, his thoughts flew back to the cheering prospect before him, of tasting, at least, a brief respite from the fierce and stormy passions of his mind.
Engaging the Ineffable is unique in that each of the 21 topics is treated from the perspective of a psychoanalyst, neuroscientist, and Mentor Coach.
Poesie et Philosophie: Ineffable Rigueur (French Edition)
Increasingly unmoored, the ghost embarks on a cosmic journey through memory and history, confronting life's ineffable questions and the enormity of existence.
Given a gloss of respectability by the tastefulness of Garcia's style, the genteel photography of Christophe Beaucarne, an unobjectionable score from Daniel Pemberton, a performance of tremulous commitment from Marion Cotillard, and a certain ineffable Frenchness, this bonbon might have enough to woo those who equate "French" with "artistic." But even they may find themselves put off by a credibility-assassinating final-act reveal.
On a good day for the O'Briens, Aidan won both maidens on the card with Claudio Monteverdi and Somehow while Ineffable, a member of Joseph's Owning string, provided Donnacha O'Brien with the second leg of a double, in the Spin 1038 Handicap.
"The intransigence which made him the great artist he was - his ineffable and cynical wit, the clarity with which he saw most things, including me, and the fact that he never spared me the view."
When Finnish rockers Apocalyptica play, there's a thick, classical undercurrent to the music, along with an almost ineffable air of beauty that shimmers on the edge of the hard-rock maelstrom of songs such as "I Don't Care,'' "I'm Not Jesus'' and "Not Strong Enough.''