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  • His value, once perceived, was indestructible.†   (source)
  • He was too smart, too wary, and even if he had had some kind of incident, he was indestructible.†   (source)
  • The instrument weighed next to nothing, yet I imagined it was almost indestructible.†   (source)
  • Inoue Sato appeared to be indestructible.†   (source)
  • "Nick, don't let one good turn make you feel indestructible," Go said.†   (source)
  • The Silent Brothers—I thought they were indestructible…… Her voice trailed off as Clary turned, the witchlight in her hand catching strange shadows among the spires.†   (source)
  • And with its concrete floor and walls, it was virtually indestructible.†   (source)
  • Doreen came from a society girls' college down South and had bright white hair standing out in a cotton candy fluff round her head and blue eyes like transparent agate marbles, hard and polished and just about indestructible, and a mouth set in a sort of perpetual sneer.†   (source)
  • "Don't worry, it's practically indestructible," David says.†   (source)
  • Lawyers are indestructible.†   (source)
  • When the fear takes over, use the only thing more powerful, more indestructible, to fight it: your spirit.†   (source)
  • Dandelion was telling it well, and even Pipkin forgot his weariness and danger and remembered instead the great indestructibility of the rabbits.†   (source)
  • The YOUNGER living room would be a comfortable and well-ordered room if it were not for a number of indestructible contradictions to this state of being.†   (source)
  • The gloves were indestructible, basically, made of the same kind of materials used in countertops and TV tubes, in the electrical insulation in the basement and the vulcanized tires on the car.†   (source)
  • Often we think we're indestructible.†   (source)
  • I was indestructible, unchangeable.†   (source)
  • We were tougher to kill than normal people, but we weren't indestructible.†   (source)
  • But Paris, Paris was a universe whole and entire unto herself, hollowed and fashioned by history; so she seemed in this age of Napoleon III with her towering buildings, her massive cathedrals, her grand boulevards and ancient winding medieval streets-as vast and indestructible as nature itself.†   (source)
  • He seemed eternally indestructible as he sat there surrounded by danger, his features molded firmly into that same fierce, regal, just and forbidding countenance which was recognized and revered by every man in the squadron.†   (source)
  • He had on expensive Doctor Martens boots—indestructible footwear.†   (source)
  • What we had left were the clothes on our backs, a small amount of food in rusty tins, and Bronwyn's tank-sized steamer trunk, indestructible and apparently unsinkable—and so absurdly heavy that only Bronwyn herself could ever hope to carry it.†   (source)
  • It was indestructible, always returning in strength wherever it was cut down, and proving ideal for framing houses.†   (source)
  • Look, I'm not indestructible, if that's what you're thinking.†   (source)
  • I came to love those noble, indestructible ideas.†   (source)
  • He had never been inside a church in his life, back when he was young, indestructible.†   (source)
  • "Valyrian steel," he said, "spell-forged and razor-sharp, nigh on indestructible.†   (source)
  • Against every doubt and warning in her mind, she felt nothing but a joyous confidence; inexplicably, she felt as if his figure in that crowd was a point of indestructible security.†   (source)
  • There is something eternal and indestructible about the tide-eroded shores and the dark threatening silences of the swamps in the heart of the island.†   (source)
  • And I seized the indestructible Odin.†   (source)
  • There is something eternal and indestructible about the tide-eroded shores and the dark, threatening silences of the swamps in the heart of the island.†   (source)
  • And while he never actually said it, you got the indestructible impression that Private Cyrus Trask was one of Lincoln's closest, warmest, and most trusted friends.†   (source)
  • She's indestructible.†   (source)
  • He already knew to feel Atman in the depths of his being, indestructible, one with the universe.†   (source)
  • The Rakasha are almost indestructible.†   (source)
  • They remembered Anna Ivanovna's tales about the fabulous blacksmith who had made himself an indestructible set of iron guts and the many other local legends she had told them.†   (source)
  • The head, the hand, dwelt in completion, immutable, indestructible: motionless.†   (source)
  • That great, unrewarding, indestructible daughter of Mrs. Serto, round as an onion, and tonight deserted, unadvised, unprompted, and unrestrained in her blue, went dancing around this unlikely floor as lightly as an angel.†   (source)
  • Emmett and Jasper were the closest thing to indestructible I could imagine.†   (source)
  • You are fighting that which is unfixed, mutating, indestructible.†   (source)
  • And even so, magical amulets are practically indestructible.†   (source)
  • The garage—our indestructible bunker—was a shambles.†   (source)
  • Liesel was on such a high that she felt indestructible.†   (source)
  • Virtual indestructibility was just one of the many perks I was looking forward to.†   (source)
  • He still looked solid, still seemed indestructible.†   (source)
  • And Simon isn't even Mr. Indestructible anymore.†   (source)
  • And here I'd thought I would be so fearless when I was indestructible.†   (source)
  • Matter is indestructible, it changes its forms, but it cannot cease to exist.†   (source)
  • I guess a loving woman is almost indestructible.†   (source)
  • Friends who didn't look nearly as indestructible as Emmett and Jasper did, moving faster than cobra strikes while the moonlight glinted off their granite-hard skin.†   (source)
  • The Cataclyst had destroyed everything in the sector that could be destroyed, but artifacts were indestructible.†   (source)
  • The indestructible Bundt is sitting on his windowsill wearing googly eyes that are staring right at me.†   (source)
  • This shield was impenetrable and indestructible and could vaporize just about anything that touched it.†   (source)
  • At our old house, the concrete one-car garage was pretty much indestructible. and it had two windows, which kept it tolerably comfortable even in the dead of summer.†   (source)
  • Not only had it killed every avatar in the sector, it had even destroyed Castle Anorak, a fortress that, until now, had proven itself to be indestructible.†   (source)
  • Dammit, I'm practically indestructible.†   (source)
  • I'm indestructible.†   (source)
  • They were indestructible.†   (source)
  • He was the cold presence Hazel had felt earlier—like a vast deposit of obsidian, so heavy that Hazel couldn't possibly move it, powerful and indestructible and completely devoid of emotion.†   (source)
  • I could see her in my head, her face wild, her hair like flames, deadly, indestructible… But, according to Jacob, Laurent was gone.†   (source)
  • Lenny wore a white slim-line suit, well-pressed, and a puce pimp shirt with a roll collar, like a man trying to remind himself he is indestructible.†   (source)
  • The only end in sight was Yossarian's own, and he might have remained in the hospital until doomsday had it not been for that patriotic Texan with his infundibuliform jowls and his lumpy, rumpleheaded, indestructible smile cracked forever across the front of his face like the brim of a black ten-gallon hat.†   (source)
  • A year ago, he'd had the idea that he'd pioneer a new line of bikes — classic, durable, for the collectors and the tinkerers and the families who just wanted something indestructible.†   (source)
  • To calm myself, I fantasized the impossible: I imagined the big wolves catching up to Laurent in the woods and massacring the indestructible immortal the way they would any normal person.†   (source)
  • Every length smells of rabbit—of that great, indestructible flood of Rabbitry in which each one is carried along, sure-footed and safe.†   (source)
  • The chaplain glanced at the bridge table that served as his desk and saw only the abominable orange-red pear-shaped plum tomato he had obtained that same morning from Colonel Cathcart, still lying on its side where he had forgotten it like an indestructible and incamadine symbol of his own ineptitude.†   (source)
  • No matter what he had done to wreck his life, this was still the Francisco d'Anconia in whose bed she had been so proud of belonging-no matter what betrayals she had met from the world, her vision of life had been true and some indestructible part of it had remained within him-and in answer to it, her body responded to his, her arms and mouth held him, confessing her desire, confessing an acknowledgment she had always given him and always would.†   (source)
  • I had pictured my father in war, a merciless, indestructible warrior, not in olive drab but in faded gray or butternut brown.†   (source)
  • I saw him as indestructible, so much so that, one time when he accidentally ripped into his leg with the power saw, I was surprised to see him bleed.†   (source)
  • Indestructible, too, in his own way.†   (source)
  • Sam, that indestructible object that the worst of life had failed to even nick, was building his life like a man laying brick and didn't need me or anybody.†   (source)
  • We only look indestructible.†   (source)
  • He'd felt alive, more awake than he'd felt in years, and bending over the hose faucet projecting from the stone foundation of the house--a smell of mint all around him, the earth a little soggy beneath his shoes, lilac leaves scratching at his ear and cheek--he had felt, all at once, indestructible, as if it no longer mattered that if he was caught he would be ruined.†   (source)
  • And where was Atman to be found, where did He reside, where did his eternal heart beat, where else but in one's own self, in its innermost part, in its indestructible part, which everyone had in himself?†   (source)
  • …childish stuff, all of these simple, foolish, but immensely strong, strongly living, strongly prevailing urges and desires were now no childish notions for Siddhartha any more, he saw people living for their sake, saw them achieving infinitely much for their sake, travelling, conducting wars, suffering infinitely much, bearing infinitely much, and he could love them for it, he saw life, that what is alive, the indestructible, the Brahman in each of their passions, each of their acts.†   (source)
  • Deeply he felt, more deeply than ever before, in this hour, the indestructibility of every life, the eternity of every moment.†   (source)
  • Om! he spoke to himself: Om! and again he knew about Brahman, knew about the indestructibility of life, knew about all that is divine, which he had forgotten.†   (source)
  • We're indestructible, aren't we, you and me?†   (source)
  • Nothing holds it together except an idea which is indestructible.†   (source)
  • Indestructible and abiding as the stars, these experiences, though forgotten, could never be erased.†   (source)
  • The well is the World Navel, its flaming water the indestructible essence of existence, the bed going round and round being the World Axis.†   (source)
  • Somewhere, on the long road that wound through those four years, the girl with her sachet and dancing slippers had slipped away and there was left a woman with sharp green eyes, who counted pennies and turned her hands to many menial tasks, a woman to whom nothing was left from the wreckage except the indestructible red earth on which she stood.†   (source)
  • As a creature of the earth, he endured, hearty, whole, seemingly indestructible, with no regrets and no hope.†   (source)
  • The book is indestructible.†   (source)
  • It is obvious that the infantile fantasies which we all cherish still in the unconscious play continually into myth, fairy tale, and the teachings of the church, as symbols of indestructible being.†   (source)
  • They are not ends in themselves, but guardians, embodiments, or bestowers, of the liquor, the milk, the food, the fire, the grace, of indestructible life.†   (source)
  • The meaning is that the grace that pours into the universe through the sun door is the same as the energy of the bolt that annihilates and is itself indestructible: the delusion-shattering light of the Imperishable is the same as the light that creates.†   (source)
  • The thunderbolt (vajra) is one of the major symbols in Buddhist iconography, signifying the spiritual power of Buddhahood (indestructible enlightenment) which shatters the illusory realities of the world Fhe Absolute, or Adi Buddha, is represented in the images of Tibet as Vajra-Dhara 'Tibetan: Dorje-Chang, "Holder of the Adamantine Bolt.†   (source)
  • The supreme boon desired for the Indestructible Body is uninterrupted residence in the Paradise of the Milk That Never Fails: Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her: that ye may suck, and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations; that ye may milk out, and be delighted with the abundance of her glory.†   (source)
  • 43 Another image of indestructibility is represented in the folk idea of the spiritual "double"—an external soul not afflicted by the losses and injuries of the present body, but existing safely in some place removed."†   (source)
  • Anxieties for the integrity of its body, fantasies of restitution, a silent, deep requirement for indestructibility and protection against the "bad" forces from within and without, begin to direct the shaping psyche; and these remain as determining factors in the later neurotic, and even normal, life activities, spiritual efforts, religious beliefs, and ritual practices of the adult.†   (source)
  • But Kells was indestructible—he lived in her mind.†   (source)
  • These hollows are uneffaceable; these formations are indestructible.†   (source)
  • All was destroyed, except something intangible yet powerful and indestructible.†   (source)
  • As such it is precious as the sign of an indestructible instinct.†   (source)
  • Their love for Launcelot was indestructible.†   (source)
  • These mutual selections are indestructible.†   (source)
  • For months—for years—his life hadn't been worth a day's purchase; and there he was gallantly, thoughtlessly alive, to all appearance indestructible solely by the virtue of his few years and of his unreflecting audacity.†   (source)
  • The andirons with the brass flowers at the ends appeared unreal; the burning logs were just logs that were burning and not the comfortable symbols of an indestructible mode of life.†   (source)
  • The blood that ran so close to her fair skin might have been a preserving fluid rather than a ravaging element; yet her look of indestructible youthfulness made her seem neither hard nor dull, but only primitive and pure.†   (source)
  • And at points in the reading, Mason himself crying, and at their conclusion turning, weary and yet triumphant, a most complete and indestructible case, as he saw it, having been presented, and exclaiming: "The People rest."†   (source)
  • She tried to persuade them to confine their tributes to flowers and sweets, which had at least the merit of mortality; but she was never successful, and the house was gradually filled with a collection of foot-warmers, cushions, clocks, screens, barometers and vases, a constant repetition and a boundless incongruity of useless but indestructible objects.†   (source)
  • Tom Sawyer stepped forward with conceited confidence and soared into the unquenchable and indestructible "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, with fine fury and frantic gesticulation, and broke down in the middle of it.†   (source)
  • Houses do fall, people are drowned and left rotting, but the general outline of the town persists, swelling here, shrinking there, like some low but indestructible form of life.†   (source)
  • She watched the indestructible life of man and his changing faces, and the houses he has built for himself and God, and they appeared to her not in terms of her own trouble but as things to see.†   (source)
  • In Swann's mind, however, these words, meeting no opposition, settled and hardened until they assumed the indestructibility of a truth so indubitable that, if some friend happened to tell him that he had come by the same train and had not seen Odette, Swann would have been convinced that it was his friend who had made a mistake as to the day or hour, since his version did not agree with the words uttered by Odette.†   (source)
  • In its printed form, thought is more imperishable than ever; it is volatile, irresistible, indestructible.†   (source)
  • Norcombe Hill—not far from lonely Toller-Down—was one of the spots which suggest to a passer-by that he is in the presence of a shape approaching the indestructible as nearly as any to be found on earth.†   (source)
  • The shavings flew right and left; till at last the plane-iron came bump against an indestructible knot.†   (source)
  • Isabel presently became aware that one of the other visitors, planted in the middle of the arena, had turned his attention to her own person and was looking at her with a certain little poise of the head which she had some weeks before perceived to be characteristic of baffled but indestructible purpose.†   (source)
  • The township of New England has in itself an indestructible element of independence; and this distinct existence could only be fictitiously introduced into the county, where its utility has not been felt.†   (source)
  • The physical organization, its decay, the indestructibility of matter, the law of the conservation of energy, evolution, were the words which usurped the place of his old belief.†   (source)
  • The wiser effort would have been to diffuse thought and imagination through the opaque substance of to-day, and thus to make it a bright transparency; to spiritualise the burden that began to weigh so heavily; to seek, resolutely, the true and indestructible value that lay hidden in the petty and wearisome incidents, and ordinary characters with which I was now conversant.†   (source)
  • 'I left the harbour unperceived, the current quickly bore me out to sea, and I rounded the point to the left, passing just over the spot where, beneath the waves, lie the guns, cannon balls, ironwork, and all that was indestructible about our good old wreck.†   (source)
  • In its absolutely indestructible form it reaches a profundity in which all exhibition of itself is painful.†   (source)
  • "But," she exclaimed, suddenly, "arsenic is indelible, indestructible; in whatsoever way it is absorbed, it will be found again in the body of the victim from the moment when it has been taken in sufficient quantity to cause death."†   (source)
  • Henrietta proved an indestructible sight-seer and a more lenient judge than Ralph had ventured to hope.†   (source)
  • I did not then know that it was no transitory blossom, but rather the radiant resemblance of one, cut in an indestructible gem.†   (source)
  • They are almost indestructible.†   (source)
  • Let us rather be thankful that our sorrow lives in us as an indestructible force, only changing its form, as forces do, and passing from pain into sympathy—the one poor word which includes all our best insight and our best love.†   (source)
  • I had rushed upon these remains, formed of indestructible phosphates of lime, and without hesitation I named these monstrous bones, which lay scattered about like decayed trunks of trees.†   (source)
  • …evidence that the claim that the knife had been stolen was a vanity and a fraud; that these details taken in connection with the memorable and apparently prophetic speech of the deceased concerning that knife, and the final discovery of that very knife in the fatal room where no living person was found present with the slaughtered man but the owner of the knife and his brother, form an indestructible chain of evidence which fixed the crime upon those unfortunate strangers.†   (source)
  • As for our craft, it no longer stirred, staying as motionless as if these coral polyps had already walled it in with their indestructible cement.†   (source)
  • But when we watch the ants round their ruined heap, the tenacity, energy, and immense number of the delving insects prove that despite the destruction of the heap, something indestructible, which though intangible is the real strength of the colony, still exists; and similarly, though in Moscow in the month of October there was no government and no churches, shrines, riches, or houses—it was still the Moscow it had been in August.†   (source)
  • "Yes, yes," repeated Villefort, as he approached his home—"yes, that woman must live; she must repent, and educate my son, the sole survivor, with the exception of the indestructible old man, of the wreck of my house.†   (source)
  • What I saw in him—as evidently as the indestructible ramparts of Old Ticonderoga, already cited as the most appropriate simile—was the features of stubborn and ponderous endurance, which might well have amounted to obstinacy in his earlier days; of integrity, that, like most of his other endowments, lay in a somewhat heavy mass, and was just as unmalleable or unmanageable as a ton of iron ore; and of benevolence which, fiercely as he led the bayonets on at Chippewa or Fort Erie, I take…†   (source)
  • They had dumplings too; small, but substantial, symmetrically globular, and indestructible dumplings.†   (source)
  • God, always within man, and refractory, He, the true conscience, to the false; a prohibition to the spark to die out; an order to the ray to remember the sun; an injunction to the soul to recognize the veritable absolute when confronted with the fictitious absolute, humanity which cannot be lost; the human heart indestructible; that splendid phenomenon, the finest, perhaps, of all our interior marvels, did Javert understand this?†   (source)
  • …have spoken of the feeble effort with which I have endeavoured to counteract it; and, reflecting upon the magnitude of the general evil, I should be oppressed with no dishonorable melancholy, had I not a deep impression of certain inherent and indestructible qualities of the human mind, and likewise of certain powers in the great and permanent objects that act upon it which are equally inherent and indestructible; and did I not further add to this impression a belief, that the time is…†   (source)
  • Meanwhile the silvery-footed Thetis reached Hephaistos' lodging, indestructible and starry, framed in bronze by the bandy-legged god.†   (source)
  • "We reached the Aeolian island next, the home of Aeolus,
    Hippotas' son, beloved by the gods who never die—
    a great floating island it was, and round it all
    huge ramparts rise of indestructible bronze
    and sheer rock cliffs shoot up from sea to sky.
    The king had sired twelve children within his halls,
    six daughters and six sons in the lusty prime of youth,
    so he gave his daughters as wives to his six sons.
    Seated beside their dear father and doting mother,
    with delicacies…†   (source)
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