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Definition impossible to overcome
  • This instant at which I speak to you shows me again exactly how, to my great misfortune, you just insuperably charm me.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • Yes, it seems an insuperable difficulty.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • I do not think that even he could now hope to succeed with one of her stamp, and therefore I hope we may find no insuperable difficulty.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • She liked to feel she was serving him across an insuperable distance.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • This now looked like the insuperable problem.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • "The problem certainly seems insuperable," said Poirot thoughtfully.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • ] Your Christian names are still an insuperable barrier.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Importance of Being Earnest
  • The part of mother presented to her no insuperable difficulties and for twenty-five years she had kept house shrewdly for her husband.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • I have questioned him on the subject, and I confess I see no insuperable objection to his being a clergyman, as things go.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • If I meet with no insuperable difficulties therefore, consider that point as settled.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • Yes, last night, in a matter of minutes, we cleared that insuperable isthmus.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • If we measure our individual forces against hers, we may easily feel as if we were the sport of an insuperable destiny.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • It is a chance that is just insuperable.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Neglect it — go on as heretofore, craving, whining, and idling — and suffer the results of your idiocy, however bad and insuperable they may be.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • This instant at which I speak to you shows me again exactly how, to my great misfortune, you just insuperably charm me.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • What it did mean was that an incoming ship was not an insuperable hazard.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • The truth was that Kells saw the insuperable barrier between them, and in the bitterness of his love he lied to himself, and hated himself for the lie.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • We have an aviation that is insuperable.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • The fact that he had made her an offer, and she had refused him, had placed an insuperable barrier between her and him.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • The inconsistent little lady of the Avenue d'Iena had an insuperable need of changing her place, intellectually.
    Henry James  --  The American

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