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inexorable
used in Tom Jones

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unstoppable
  • Death, that inexorable judge, had passed sentence on him, and refused to grant him a reprieve, though two doctors who arrived, and were fee'd at one and the same instant, were his counsel.
    Book 2 (93% in)
  • Jones endeavoured all he could to prevail with his former guide to escorte him to Coventry; but he was inexorable.
    Book 12 (57% in)
  • Mrs Miller no sooner heard that Jones was alone (for she had not yet seen him since his release from prison) than she came eagerly into the room, and, advancing towards Jones, wished him heartily joy of his new-found uncle and his happy reconciliation; adding, "I wish I could give you joy on another account, my dear child; but anything so inexorable I never saw."
    Book 18 (70% in)
  • Resolve to leave such vicious courses, and you may yet have hopes, nay, if she would remain inexorable, there is another young lady, a sweet pretty young lady, and a swinging fortune, who is absolutely dying for love of you.
    Book 18 (71% in)

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