The wiser effort would have been to diffuse thought and imagination through the opaque substance of to-day, and thus to make it a bright transparency; to spiritualise the burden that began to weigh so heavily; to seek, resolutely, the true and indestructible
value that lay hidden in the petty and wearisome incidents, and ordinary characters with which I was now conversant.
Everywhere are walls, walls, walls, and all of them tasteful and handsome--and eternally substantial; and everywhere are those marvelous pavements, so neat, so smooth, and so indestructible
In its printed form, thought is more imperishable than ever; it is volatile, irresistible, indestructible
All was destroyed, except something intangible yet powerful and indestructible
Their old friendship and its firm base upon indestructible
qualities of character crumbled, and her whole past seemed foolish, herself weak and credulous, and Ralph merely the shell of an honest man.
Somewhere in the depths of her, too, she was bound to Rachel by the indestructible
if inexplicable ties of sex.
It was the old, old lie of Life fooling itself, believing itself--immortal and indestructible
, bound to achieve over other lives and win to its heart's desire.
Life seems the strongest and most indestructible
thing in the world.
A soft, indestructible
automaton provided by nature to be
The hardest rock is worn into impalpable mud, the ordinary metals oxidate, and both are removed; but gold, platina, and a few others are nearly indestructible
, and from their weight, sinking to the bottom, are left behind.
Gondrin was certainly a splendid specimen of that seemingly indestructible
mass of men which might be cut to pieces but never gave way.
For months--for years--his life hadn't been worth a day's purchase; and there he was gallantly, thoughtlessly alive, to all appearance indestructible
solely by the virtue of his few years and of his unreflecting audacity.