But I apprehend that we were personally fortunate in engaging a servant with a taste for cordials, who swelled our running account for porter at the public-house by such inexplicable
items as 'quartern rum shrub (Mrs.
I have gone off into that state, hours and hours, on account of Matthew's strange and inexplicable
conduct, and nobody has thanked me.
The advocates of the tinder-box-and-pedlar view considered the other side a muddle-headed and credulous set, who, because they themselves were wall-eyed, supposed everybody else to have the same blank outlook; and the adherents of the inexplicable
more than hinted that their antagonists were animals inclined to crow before they had found any corn--mere skimming-dishes in point of depth--whose clear-sightedness consisted in supposing there was nothing behind a barn-door because they couldn't see through it; so that, though their controversy did not serve to elicit the fact concerning the robbery, it elicited some true opinions of collateral importance.
Thy Justice seems; yet to say truth, too late, I thus contest; then should have been refusd Those terms whatever, when they were propos'd: Thou didst accept them; wilt thou enjoy the good, Then cavil the conditions?
We have had a very pleasant time of it here," he said, giving up as inexplicable
the relevance of the doctrine of necessity.
But if it were inexplicable
to me, the appearance of the chart was incredible to the surviving mutineers.
And then, one after the other, there came a series of incidents so curious and so inexplicable
that the very shrewdest people began to feel uneasy.
Mademoiselle Cormon, faithful to the system which we know of, treated that fifty-year-old suitor extremely ill, although she felt inexplicable
sentiments towards him in the depths of her heart.
At times, again, I was obliged to resolve all into the mere inexplicable
vagaries of madness, for I beheld him gazing upon vacancy for long hours, in an attitude of the profoundest attention, as if listening to some imaginary sound.
As she stood thus in vain endeavor to fathom this inexplicable
mystery the sound of voices broke upon her ears.
But I have gone too far in the way of inexplicable
services to pause before I see the end.
And hardly had the carriage turned the corner and rattled into the high road with this inexplicable
pair, than the whistle broke forth - prolonged, and low and tremulous; and the groom, already so far relieved, vented the rest of his surprise in one simple English word, friendly to the mouth of Jack-tar and the sooty pitman, and hurried to spread the news round the servants' hall of Naseby House.