Their name had been mixed up ages before with one of the greatest names of the century, and they lived now in Venice in obscurity, on very small means, unvisited, unapproachable
, in a dilapidated old palace on an out-of-the-way canal: this was the substance of my friend's impression of them.
As you both locked your doors at night, your rooms were unapproachable
from that side.
There was something bleak and unapproachable
in his face, and he was so stiffened and grizzled that I took him for an old man and was surprised to hear that he was not more than fifty-two.
But when I stole a glance at her and saw her so composed and distant and unapproachable
, I felt this to be a foolish weakness.
I am ready to die out of nature and be born again into this new yet unapproachable
America I have found in the West:--
He delighted in the robust common sense of Thomas Hobbes; Spinoza filled him with awe, he had never before come in contact with a mind so noble, so unapproachable
and austere; it reminded him of that statue by Rodin, L'Age d'Airain, which he passionately admired; and then there was Hume: the scepticism of that charming philosopher touched a kindred note in Philip; and, revelling in the lucid style which seemed able to put complicated thought into simple words, musical and measured, he read as he might have read a novel, a smile of pleasure on his lips.
She felt happy and as if she were blossoming under the praise of this dear Countess Bezukhova who had formerly seemed to her so unapproachable
and important and was now so kind to her.
His bitterness took possession of him, and as he sat in the corner of the underground carriage, he looked as stark an image of unapproachable
severity as could be imagined.
The more he saw of her, and the more he thought he knew of her, the more unapproachable
did she seem to him.
As for the doctor himself he was unapproachable
on the subject of the mysterious upper regions.
The Bear of the Expedition was more unapproachable
Peaches and cream," she was called by the young men--though softly and amongst themselves, for they were afraid of arousing the ire of the other girls, while they stood in awe of Genevieve, in a dimly religious way, as a something mysteriously beautiful and unapproachable