Since the torture of the coming lunch was inevitable, he wondered why he should go on trying to resist his punishment.
His wife seemed better; his daughter Miriam found an excellent piano teacher; the boy Robert entered college that autumn; they had a spacious though decrepit house; the relief from the droning and the annually repeated, inevitable routine of the classroom was exhilarating; and Gottlieb had never in his life worked so well.
He told himself that these villagers were generous; that their snooping was in part an affectionate interest, and inevitable in a village where the most absorbing event of the year was the United Brethren Sunday School picnic on Fourth of July.
One of the papers had an innocent squib: Probably a certain amount of hypocrisy is inevitable in us sinful human critters, but when a public official tries to pose as a saint while indulging in every vice, and tries to cover up his gross ignorance and incompetence by pulling political wires, and makes a holy show of himself by not even doing a first-class job of wirepulling, then even the cussedest of us old scoundrels begins to holler for the meat-ax.
Not till then did Martin completely realize that he was leaving Wheatsylvania—the tedium of Bert Tozer’s nagging—the spying of Pete Yeska and the Norbloms—the inevitability of turning, as so many unchanging times he had turned, south from the Leopolis road at the Two Mile Grove and following again that weary, flat, unbending trail—the superiority of Dr. Hesselink and the malice of Dr. Coughlin—the round which left him no time for his dusty laboratory—leaving it all for the achievementů
Dr. Tubbs’s luncheon lectures on "the part America will inevitably play in the reconstruction of a Democratic Europe.
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It is as inevitable as death and taxes.
The leaves fall each year with the inevitable change of the seasons.