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There is one sentence in it, however--namely: `I protest strongly against the insufferable and entirely dogmatic assertion that each separate id is a microcosm possessed of an historical architecture elaborated slowly through the series of generations.
The continued presence of that wretch under your roof is, you will permit me to remark, not only a monument of your own weakness, but a perfectly insufferable insult to Me.
One of those silences struck the group which are more strange and insufferable than any speech.
No, he was simply a way of escape from the insufferable monotony of my life.
Mugridge, and his behaviour and carriage were insufferable as he showed me my duties.
Now, since her return from Moscow, she had come to feel this set insufferable.
This revolting fact was sufficiently proclaimed by his obtruding eye-balls, his bloated countenance, and the nearly insufferable odours that were even then exhaling from his carcass.
I lived very well, but in a circumstance insufferable in itself.
Their temper and calmness had appeared in their bearing the insufferable usage of the three Englishmen; and their justice and humanity appeared now in the case of the savages above.
Whereas, the world would do well to reflect, that injustice is in itself, to every generous and properly constituted mind, an injury, of all others the most insufferable, the most torturing, and the most hard to bear; and that many clear consciences have gone to their account elsewhere, and many sound hearts have broken, because of this very reason; the knowledge of their own deserts only aggravating their sufferings, and rendering them the less endurable.
The insufferable stench from the pot- houses, which are particularly numerous in that part of the town, and the drunken men whom he met continually, although it was a working day, completed the revolting misery of the picture.
SYBIL BIRLING MIRANDA RICHARDSON Arthur's insufferable snob of a wife, who rejects poverty-stricken Eva's pleas for financial aid.