The other three had stuck fast among the rocks, so that it was impossible to move them; the men returned, therefore, in despair, and declared the river unnavigable
When the one chair in the room was at its usual place before the table, the canal was unnavigable
. When the chair was not in use, it reposed on top of the bed, though sometimes he sat on the chair when cooking, reading a book while the water boiled, and even becoming skilful enough to manage a paragraph or two while steak was frying.
We are surrounded with stronger things than bars or bolts; on the north side, an unnavigable
ocean, where ship never sailed, and boat never swam; every other way we have above a thousand miles to pass through the Czar's own dominion, and by ways utterly impassable, except by the roads made by the government, and through the towns garrisoned by his troops; in short, we could neither pass undiscovered by the road, nor subsist any other way, so that it is in vain to attempt it."
From horizon to horizon the great road to the sands lay between the hills in a dull glitter of empty curves, resembling an unnavigable
river of mud.
The US is now a country in the grip of institutional cognitive dissonance; a country where the lines between reality and fiction are so blurred as to render the political landscape unnavigable
In the 20th century, the Huddersfield Canal fell into disrepair, becoming unnavigable
by 1948, but after a long restoration programme both the canal and tunnel were reopened in 2001.
As Mr MacKinnon would painfully learn later, Tana was not only unnavigable
but was passing through uncommercial plains into the hills.
With all the incredibly exciting new technologies emerging behind precision medicine in the life sciences industry, unlocking potential pathways previously unnavigable
for researchers has become a reality.
At first, the relatively small number of sites on the World Wide Web were unorganized and unnavigable
. Services such as AltaVista and WebCrawler made efforts to provide search, but with little success.
battle damage, or any other catastrophe, and is rendered unnavigable
The moment is narrated in a language of spirits, sensations, and supernatural forces that suggest that the Spaniards have entered a region unnavigable
by the measures of distance and time that could order space into a nautical chart:
Some may view the federal hearings as an opportunity to avoid an unnavigable
regulatory patchwork and prevent the sweeping California law becoming the national default.