inexorably


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And when, at the end of an hour, Van Horn passed Jerry into the sternsheets of the whaleboat and followed, he left on the beach a stunned and wondering royal black, who, more than ever before, was respectful of the dynamite-compounded white men who brought to him stick tobacco, calico, knives and hatchets, and inexorably extracted from such trade a profit.
She was subject to the laws of the universe just as inexorably as he was.
No--if all deceit contains in it the seed of retribution, to be ripened inexorably in the lapse of time.
He ended every line inexorably with a full stop; and he got on to his full stop as fast as the inevitable impediment of the words would let him.
Other things to be considered in narrative are: Movement, which, unless for special reasons, should be rapid, at least not slow and broken; Suspense; general Interest; and the questions whether or not there are good situations and good minor climaxes, contributing to the interest; and whether or not motivation is good, apart from that which results from character, that is whether events are properly represented as happening in accordance with the law of cause and effect which inexorably governs actual life.
But they are both unusually proud, and their pride held them inexorably apart.
It is nothing that they added to my anxieties and embittered my disappointments-- the steady march of events has inexorably passed them by.
He conceived himself to be calm -- inexorably calm; but as a matter of fact he was daunted; not abjectly, but only so far as a decent man may, without becoming loathsome to himself.
It continued on foreseen lines, inexorably logical--the long drive, the wait at the small station sitting by a stove.
He was past the prime of life, but Father Time is not always a hard parent, and, though he tarries for none of his children, often lays his hand lightly upon those who have used him well; making them old men and women inexorably enough, but leaving their hearts and spirits young and in full vigour.
It was an affecting illustration of the fallacy of human projects, to behold her lover, with the great hat pulled over his eyes, the velvet collar turned up as if it rained, the plum-coloured coat buttoned to conceal the silken waistcoat of golden sprigs, and the little direction-post pointing inexorably home, creeping along by the worst back-streets, and composing, as he went, the following new inscription for a tombstone in St George's Churchyard:
Far less grand than the rest of the house, it was far more comfortable, being pervaded by a certain air of homely snugness, which upholstering despotism had banished to that spot when it inexorably set its face against Mr Boffin's appeals for mercy in behalf of any other chamber.
HIGH--The daily price of an OPEC barrel continues to edge up slowly but seemingly inexorably.
Then, the narrative style draws the reader inexorably and forever onward.
THOUSANDS are drawn inexorably towards the heart of town in December and the chance to slowly shuffle along a street jam packed with even more food stalls than previous markets.