Usage examples for unspeakable

  1. He felt sure he had won; and his whole soul was filled with a gladness unspeakable. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  2. They feel that highest, unspeakable bliss saying, this is that. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  3. And to force that, you threaten me with unspeakable penalties. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  4. Be it as it may, the boy has been in all respects, even more than I dared to wish, and the comfort he has been ever since he came out to me has been unspeakable. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  5. Not with you- Virginia has apparently taken her cue from that unspeakable Mrs. Van Dieman, and is acting like the deuce toward Shiela Cardross. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  6. Then an unspeakable shame and horror- horror of herself, of him, of everything- came over her, and she sank into a chair at the back of the box, with averted eyes, trying to get further into her corner. – A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly by Henry James
  7. Not daring to write and announce his intention lest she should refuse to meet him again, and unwilling to trust his secret to any of her family, he determined to see her by surprise, and enjoy for one last hour the unspeakable happiness of sitting by her side. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  8. I want things to start now just to get them over, but I rather envy the people who died before this unspeakable war began. – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan
  9. Amy looked on for a few moments, and then a thought of unspeakable happiness passed across her mind, a thought so overpowering that it was gone in the next instant. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  10. And, living, the light and shadow of life play across the surface of ourselves, though deep down in our hearts there is the sense of the unspeakable tragedy of things. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  11. Then, to Phil's unspeakable amazement, he turned deliberately and walked away. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  12. She walked a little way down the street, and then came back again and lingered under those two- windows, with an unspeakable yearning to cast herself upon her friend in this hour of shipwreck. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. Blanche received the address with a sense of unspeakable relief. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  14. When St. Paul was caught up into the third heaven, he " heard unspeakable things" which it was not possible for him to utter- the medium of expression was wanting. – Creation and Its Records by B.H. Baden-Powell
  15. It was with unspeakable relief that Anne rose at length from that dinner- table. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  16. He wrung her hand, and looked at her kind, red face with feelings unspeakable. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  17. We see with our own eyes the unspeakable misery of the battlefield. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  18. You and I may have such a tiny bit of heaven itself lying amidst all the tangle of our daily lives, if only we put our trust in Christ, and so get into our hearts some little portion of that joy that is unspeakable, and that peace that passeth understanding. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  19. Succeeding that paralyzed instant, a fever of unspeakable fury surged over him and while all the rest of his body stretched unstirring, his arms slipped forward and the muzzle of his rifle crept over the ledge of rock. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  20. Unspeakable, who sitst above these heavens. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown