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Definitionimpossible to understand — often when finding a person's facial expression or comments mysterious
- 'In what is that man assisting him, who never looks at me without an inscrutable falsehood in his eyes?Chapters 28-30 (63% in)
- I am too well aware that when, in the inscrutable decrees of Fate, you were reserved for me, it is possible you may have been reserved for one, destined, after a protracted struggle, at length to fall a victim to pecuniary involvements of a complicated nature.Chapters 28-30 (6% in)
- The more my aunt looked at him, the more he reproached her; for she had lately taken to spectacles, and for some inscrutable reason he considered the glasses personal.Chapters 46-48 (96% in)
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