Usage examples for implacable

  1. " She was so terrible in her despair," said she, as she followed him; " she looked like a fury- beautiful, yet implacable." – The Living Link by James De Mille
  2. He felt certain that Lady Vinsear could not be so totally unlike his late father as to have become wholly ill- natured and implacable, and he was sure that no harm could result from his visit even if no good were done. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  3. But, Ailsa, I am his implacable enemy. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  4. Necessity, at last, constrained him to call a parliament; the spirit of liberty arose and spread itself; the prince, being without any support, was obliged to grant every thing required of him; and his enemies, jealous and implacable, set no bounds to their pretensions. – Essays by David Hume Commentator: Hannaford Bennett
  5. The Germans used to profess exceeding kindness to us, and were received on excellent terms by our Royal House, but the veil was drawn away from that nation's face, and we had it revealed as an implacable foe. – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan
  6. The earl drew from his bosom a gold casket, and laying it on a table before him, addressed the regent:-" Sir William Wallace, I come to you, not with the denunciation of an implacable liege lord, whom a rash vassal has offended, but in the grace of the most generous of monarchs, anxious to convert a brave insurgent into the loyal friend. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  7. A prisoner, and surrounded by implacable enemies, he had no power to protect his own life or that of any faithful citizens. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  8. I no longer feared any fresh attack from the citadel of Meudon, nor any cruel charges from its implacable garrison. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  9. Perhaps Francis did not in the outset perceive the gravity of the danger, but illusion was no longer possible, and from this time he showed, as we have seen, an implacable firmness. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  10. He was watching the face of Simoun, who was among those that descended to receive him, and he read in that implacable countenance the sentence of death for all those men, so that fresh terror seized upon him. – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal
  11. I read the first act, glancing at him from time to time; but no change passed over his implacable countenance. – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  12. Northmour, whom I knew for the most implacable and daring of men, had run away! – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  13. The idea recurred continually: it was the fault of Lois, of that embodied, implacable instinct which Lois was! – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  14. The dinner- table scenes at his house are pictured with a subdued but implacable irony. – Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps
  15. Molly looked into the girl's implacable face. – Molly Brown's Junior Days by Nell Speed
  16. I saw his concern, which increased my anguish, and raised my fury against the author of my calamity to an implacable degree. – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  17. He was regarded by the Puritans, and by all who pitied them, as an implacable bigot, a second Laud, with much more than Laud's understanding. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  18. Any chance of success was destroyed by the implacable enmity of the Senecas, who remembered the attempt of the French to check their raids upon the Illinois and the invasion of their own country by Denonville. – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton
  19. Dugrival formed a striking contrast with her nephew's refined face; but they both wore the same air of implacable resolve. – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc