In raiding and plundering be like fire, is immovability
like a mountain.
The unnaturalness of her crime stood out the more harshly by the side of her hard immovability
and obstinate silence.
In astronomy it was the immovability
of the earth, in history it is the independence of personality- free will.
That he effaced himself from it went for nothing; she saw him there perhaps more clearly than anything else, the central and domineering figure, a man of brains and nerve who, with his life in his hands, faced with equal immovability
a herculean task and the chances of death.
It seemed to her that there was something strange about the immovability
of his features.
Its apparent immovability
, and the want of communication with the outside, prevented them from solving the question.
She has only one royal attribute: a perfect immovability
of expression under all circumstances, and that rather a sullen one.
of face, and the habit of taking a pinch of snuff before he gave an answer, made him trebly oracular to Mr.
As soon as the svarups were lifted up and properly arranged they froze into immovability
Political systems, whether constitutional regimes or political parties, rest on a bedrock of culture--of certain shared assumptions, rituals, and unexamined attitudes--which sometimes can seem to have the stolid immovability
of granite, and which at others can seem to have the fragility of snow crusts.
of the tax base makes clear which government is entitled to the tax revenue.
This same quality of immovability
informs Mills's strongest poems, poems that ring true with those rare qualities of simplicity, depth, and wisdom so often found in the very best poets of this or any other time.