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  • "And if the blind leadeth the blind, both shall fall into the ditch," she told him, making her argument unassailable because it was clearly on the side of the Lord.†   (source)
  • And yet there was something so powerfully rebuking, and at the same time so unassailable about his figure looming over them that Mr Charles' two drunken companions seemed to cower back like small boys caught by the farmer in the act of stealing apples.†   (source)
  • Even as his opponent tossed the ball in the air to begin his serve, Will felt unassailable.†   (source)
  • Ascension to a paradise that in one version was merely "a feeling," a sense of power, of unassailable superiority-sensations that in another version were transposed into "A red place.†   (source)
  • The sealed window soothed her with its sturdy termination, its unassailable finality.†   (source)
  • It was, she believed, a simple and unassailable fact of life that if a woman went to epic lengths to throw herself on the mercy of a man, the man would not, could not, refuse.†   (source)
  • But worst of all for Helene, the vultures build their nests above the clouds, atop the most unassailable peaks.†   (source)
  • Hanging his harness, his ropes, his crampons, carabiners, hex-bolts, and Jumar ascenders neatly on the hooks where they'd rested only briefly between trips for the last five years, these tools that had carried him across continents and up peaks once thought unassailable by humans seemed powerless.†   (source)
  • Jefferson had been born to respectable wealth achieved by his father, Peter Jefferson, a man of rugged vitality, tobacco planter and surveyor, and to an unassailable place in the Virginia aristocracy through his mother, Jane, who was a Randolph.†   (source)
  • She let people know she was unassailable by wearing powder to cover what beauty may have lain in her face and dressing in gaudy clothes to set her apart from the married women in our county.†   (source)
  • 'On the surface your logic might appear unassailable—' 'Where?' shouted Sheng.†   (source)
  • For ten years she hadn't realized the breadth of what I had accomplished with my exacting competence, the daily work I did, which unto itself became an unassailable body of cover.†   (source)
  • Alessandro loved the stars for being unassailable, and believed that each and every one of them was his ally.†   (source)
  • Everyone had pitched in to help out, even the people she usually thought of as almost unassailable in their reserve: Kadir, Jia, Maryse.†   (source)
  • When Rocky died he became unassailable forever in his frame on top of her bureau; his death gave her new advantages with the people: she had given so much.†   (source)
  • BRADY'S oratory is unassailable; but his vanity—exposed by DRUMMOND'S prodding—is only funny†   (source)
  • Laughter was the one unassailable survival technique of the plebe year, and one you would never learn from the cadre.†   (source)
  • In time the Mrs. Morrisons found unassailable reasons for not going to the little house by the bakery.†   (source)
  • His dignity was unassailable, yet he was by no means aloof.†   (source)
  • So we must maintain defenses of unassailable strength.†   (source)
  • A way had to be found around her love sometimes, without challenging that, and at the same time cherishing it in its unassailable strength.†   (source)
  • These many years later I am able to see how Leslie's recalcitrance—indeed, her entire unassailable virginity—was a nice counterpoint to the larger narrative I have felt compelled to relate.†   (source)
  • So all I said was true, my attack on the profession was wholly just, my facts and figures unassailable.†   (source)
  • Any nineteenth century physicist could have given unassailable reasons why atom bombs were impossible if his reason were not affronted at the question; any twentieth century physicist could explain why time travel was incompatible with the real world of space-time.†   (source)
  • Always screaming for facts—facts—evidence—unassailable proof.†   (source)
  • If only they could rescue her, but dementors in those numbers would be virtually unassailable.†   (source)
  • She said this like it was the unassailable truth.†   (source)
  • As a prosecutor I would be uneasy about the lack of unassailable evidence.†   (source)
  • Assuming that our merger evidence is unassailable (which it is) what does Mose think of the case?†   (source)
  • He knew that direct confrontation was out—the deputy would have claimed he was collecting evidence, and the strength of his word against a stranger's would have been unassailable.†   (source)
  • Both ofus were unassailable proof that each of the tribes of Europe had imported their own separate fevers, predilections, and reveries into the capricious, turbulent consciousness of America.†   (source)
  • They're unassailable.†   (source)
  • He observed with the eye of an accountant, with unassailable accuracy but no interest in the delicious, gossipy detail, or the incongruities or neuroses of the characters he so drily introduced.†   (source)
  • And every time I attempted to make a friend among the adult blacks, I was put off by an unassailable barrage of the unremitting yassuhs.†   (source)
  • Like some purifying ritual, he repeated his life story to me, the Protestant ethic, the unassailable formula of the American dream, Horatio Alger in the cotton mills, Henry Piedmont, child of poverty, man of paramount success, a golfing buddy of Jesus, had given me the green light to go to Washington.†   (source)
  • His sense of direction was unassailable, and every mile of our distance was familiar to my father by rail.†   (source)
  • Lucky for Ashley that he had an unassailable reputation for courage, or else there'd be trouble.†   (source)
  • safe and we live at Toyosaka'); naked trees and canted telephone poles; the few standing, gutted buildings only accentuating the horizontality of everything else (the Museum of Science and Industry, with its dome stripped to its steel frame, as if for an autopsy; the modern Chamber of Commerce Building, its tower as cold, rigid, and unassailable after the blow as before; the huge, low-lying, camouflaged city hall; the row of dowdy banks, caricaturing a shaken economic system); and in the streets a macabre traffic — hundreds of crumpled bicycles, shells of street cars and automobiles, all halted in mid-motion.†   (source)
  • Two so-called 'clues' were dropped in the dead man's compartment-one incriminating Colonel Arbuthnot (who had the strongest alibi and whose connection with the Armstrong family was probably the hardest to prove); and the second clue, the handkerchief, incriminating Princess Dragomiroff who, by virtue of her social position, her particularly frail physique and the alibi given her by her maid and the conductor, was practically in an unassailable position.†   (source)
  • It signified to him the unassailable power of the companies.†   (source)
  • Your position is quite unassailable, then?†   (source)
  • So touchy as a rule, Aziz was unassailable.†   (source)
  • [He comes to anchor on the hearthrug, with the air of a man in an unassailable position]†   (source)
  • "Yes, quite unassailable," said the painter, and he raised his shoulders in pride.†   (source)
  • I don't suppose he is any more unassailable than other husbands.†   (source)
  • ** CODE OF THE YOUNG EGOTIST Before he was summoned back to Lake Geneva, he had appeared, shy but inwardly glowing, in his first long trousers, set off by a purple accordion tie and a "Belmont" collar with the edges unassailably meeting, purple socks, and handkerchief with a purple border peeping from his breast pocket.†   (source)
  • Dr. Percepied, whose loud voice and bushy eyebrows enabled him to play to his heart's content the part of 'double-dealer,' a part to which he was not, otherwise, adapted, without in the least degree compromising his unassailable and quite unmerited reputation of being a kind-hearted old curmudgeon, could make the Cure and everyone else laugh until they cried by saying in a harsh voice: "What d'ye say to this, now?†   (source)
  • The force of August Naab's argument for peace, entirely aside from his Christian repugnance to the shedding of blood, was plainly unassailable.†   (source)
  • The text for an assertion of this sort was passed down to me from my father and it's quite unassailable.†   (source)
  • It was fenced away from the public view, but there it was, a gigantic and unassailable fact—and to be heard from, yet, if I lived and had luck.†   (source)
  • The potboy at the corner, who is a privileged amateur, as possessing official knowledge of life and having to deal with drunken men occasionally, exchanges confidential communications with the policeman and has the appearance of an impregnable youth, unassailable by truncheons and unconfinable in station-houses.†   (source)
  • From the moment that Anna loved Vronsky, he had regarded his own right over her as the one thing unassailable.†   (source)
  • The evidence of his cleverness was of the higher intuitive order, lying in his lady-patients' immovable conviction, and was unassailable by any objection except that their intuitions were opposed by others equally strong; each lady who saw medical truth in Wrench and "the strengthening treatment" regarding Toller and "the lowering system" as medical perdition.†   (source)
  • The coroner's jury sat upon the corpse, and, like sensible men, returned an unassailable verdict of "Sudden Death!"†   (source)
  • How at such an apparently unassailable surface, they contrive to gouge out such symmetrical mouthfuls, remains a part of the universal problem of all things.†   (source)
  • While Jean Valjean was building up for Cosette a normal situation in society and an unassailable status, M. Gillenormand was superintending the basket of wedding gifts.†   (source)
  • And men are flesh and blood, and apprehensive;
    Yet in the number I do know but one
    That unassailable holds on his rank,   (source)
    unassailable = able to withstand attack
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