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defying imitation

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Elton, "but I must confess that I regard it as a most happy thought, the placing of Miss Smith out of doors; and the tree is touched with such inimitable spirit!
-- To suppose that the eye, with all its inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances, for admitting different amounts of light, and for the correction of spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest possible degree.
"It is too little, sire," replied D'Artagnan, with inimitable seriousness.
She could not do so, without comparing herself with Miss Larolles, the inimitable Miss Larolles; but still she did it, and not with much happier effect; though by what seemed prosperity in the shape of an early abdication in her next neighbours, she found herself at the very end of the bench before the concert closed.
He related, with that poetry, that picturesqueness, which perhaps he alone possessed at that period, the escape of Fouquet, the pursuit, the furious race, and, lastly, the inimitable generosity of the surintendant, who might have fled ten times over, who might have killed the adversary in the pursuit, but who had preferred imprisonment, perhaps worse, to the humiliation of one who wished to rob him of his liberty.
"The glory of Charles Dickens," it has been said, "will always be in his Pickwick, his first, his best, his inimitable triumph."*
The get-up was inimitable. He saw that he was followed, no doubt, and used this means of giving me the slip.
The record, then, of Melville's escape from the Dolly, otherwise the Acushnet, the sojourn of his companion Toby and himself in the Typee Valley on the island of Nukuheva, Toby's mysterious disappearance, and Melville's own escape, is fully given in the succeeding pages; and rash indeed would he be who would enter into a descriptive contest with these inimitable pictures of aboriginal life in the 'Happy Valley.' So great an interest has always centred in the character of Toby, whose actual existence has been questioned, that I am glad to be able to declare him an authentic personage, by name Richard T.
A fine, powerful voice aroused them from their momentary silence, as it rang under the branches of the trees, singing the following words of that inimitable doggerel, whose verses, if extended, would reach from the Caters of the Connecticut to the shores of Ontario.
Strange dogs sauntered up and stared wonderingly at us as we passed, but our inimitable Toby looked neither to the right nor to the left, but trotted onwards with his nose to the ground and an occasional eager whine which spoke of a hot scent.
The inimitable rapper is likely to prove once again that his flow, his intensity and his cheeky vulnerability make him grime's first superstar.
Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar 8 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Thiru Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday requested the Centre to honour Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman with Param Vir Chakra for displaying most "inimitable gallantry" and "valour."
So I'd like to say thank you to the inimitable Andy Murray.
As eccentric and strange as life, the poems in Chrissy Williams's first booklength collection are silly, serious, and sagacious, scrolling through different ways of being with inimitable personality.
Summary: Rendered by the inimitable Mika Singh and Kera Ghoshal, the song is soft on the ears and yet lively