Apart, in separate compartments, were spread out chaplets of pearls of the greatest beauty, which reflected the electric light in little sparks of fire; pink pearls, torn from the pinna-marina of the Red Sea; green pearls, yellow, blue, and black pearls, the curious productions of the divers molluscs of every ocean, and certain mussels of the water courses of the North; lastly, several specimens of inestimable
Some few believe that this inestimable
stone is blazing as of old, and say that they have caught its radiance, like a flash of summer lightning, far down the valley of the Saco.
His brightest diamonds were the merest pebbles, and felt to be so by himself, in comparison with the inestimable
gems which lay hidden beyond his reach.
If his omelettes - if his fricandeaux were inestimable
, what littérateur of that day would not have given twice as much for an "Idée de Bon-Bon" as for all the trash of "Idées" of all the rest of the savants ?
He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable
to them and formidable to tyrants only.
You need no chart of directions now, since you will have the inestimable
advantage of my own guidance.
He kept entirely silent, and gazed incessantly upon the stony fragments heaped up in the car--worthless to-day, but of inestimable
He felt always the furious hatred that must seize a man condemned when he compared himself with the doctor, sane and healthy, who had the inestimable
privilege of life.
Holmes, however, like all great artists, lived for his art's sake, and, save in the case of the Duke of Holdernesse, I have seldom known him claim any large reward for his inestimable
There was George, throwing away in hideous sloth the inestimable
gift of time; his valuable life, every second of which he would have to account for hereafter, passing away from him, unused.
Richardson at the vicarage: she affirmed that he wished it no less than herself, and that such an arrangement could not fail to benefit all parties; for my mother's society and experience would be of inestimable
value to them, and they would do all they could to make her happy.
And Boxtel, without taking any notice of the treasures about him, so entirely were his thoughts absorbed by another inestimable
treasure, let himself out by the window, glided down the ladder, carried it back to the place whence he had taken it, and, like a beast of prey, returned growling to his house.
This will be of inestimable
advantage to us, while you and all of us will profit by it as well.
She looked really glad to see me--her brown eyes beamed clear and kindly--she gave my hand another inestimable
shake--the summer breezes waved her black curls gently upward from her waist--she had on a straw hat and a brown Holland gardening dress.
I was quite patient; the grand open country all round me offered lessons of inestimable
value in what we call aerial perspective.