She had won two incontestable
triumphs in her first scene.
Only," replied Treville, "it is a sad thing that in the unfortunate times in which we live, the purest life, the most incontestable
virtue, cannot exempt a man from infamy and persecution.
I had announced you beforehand to my friends as an enchanter of the `Arabian Nights,' a wizard of the Middle Ages; but the Parisians are so subtle in paradoxes that they mistake for caprices of the imagination the most incontestable
truths, when these truths do not form a part of their daily existence.
madame, the credit of my protector is incontestable
and his promises are as good as deeds.
It was incontestable
that, whether for right or for wrong, most readers of certain of Aspern's poems (poems not as ambiguous as the sonnets--scarcely more divine, I think-- of Shakespeare) had taken for granted that Juliana had not always adhered to the steep footway of renunciation.
Hence the growth of the doctrine and of the party of Free Trade, and the willingness to try that experiment, in the face of what appear incontestable
For a long time no critic has enjoyed in France a more incontestable
authority, and it was impossible not to be impressed by the claims he made; they seemed extravagant; but later judgments have confirmed his estimate, and the reputation of Charles Strickland is now firmly established on the lines which he laid down.
The physician, seeing the incontestable
improvement, returned to Blois, after having ordered some prescriptions, and declared that the comte was saved.
I am an admirer of Montesquieu," replied Prince Andrew, "and his idea that le principe des monarchies est l'honneur me parait incontestable
Elizabeth, after pointing out the gun-racks, and the hooks for smoking hams, and other evidence of incontestable
age, and explaining that Mary had had the idea of turning the room into a sitting-room--otherwise it was used for hanging out the wash and for the men to change in after shooting--considered that she had done her duty as hostess, and sat down in an upright chair directly beneath the lamp, beside a very long and narrow oak table.
The one incontestable
thing was that Carter Watson had been drunk.
Miss Snevellicci's papa being greatly exalted by this triumph, and incontestable
proof of his popularity with the fair sex, quickly grew convivial, not to say uproarious; volunteering more than one song of no inconsiderable length, and regaling the social circle between-whiles with recollections of divers splendid women who had been supposed to entertain a passion for himself, several of whom he toasted by name, taking occasion to remark at the same time that if he had been a little more alive to his own interest, he might have been rolling at that moment in his chariot-and-four.