His gaze returned to the empty mug of cider and his uncontrollable urge to sleep.
It is indeed true that to thousands the hope of acquiring spiritual merit must have been a great motive; it is also true, as the records of crusading sermons show, that there was a strong element of "revivalism" in the Crusades, and that thousands were hurried into taking the cross by a gust of that uncontrollable enthusiasm which is excited by revivalist meetings to-day.
French patriotic feeling, suspicious, angry and alarmed, needed only a slight provocation to cause it to blaze up into an uncontrollable fever for war.
"Sovereignty as applied to states imports the supreme, absolute, uncontrollable power by which any state is governed" (T.
In his early career, sometimes perhaps in its later stages also, many revelations must have burst from him in uncontrollable excitement, so that he could not possibly regard them otherwise than as divine inspirations.
A shameless rake and a man of uncontrollable temper, his massacre of the people of Perugia after a rebellion in 1540 and the unspeakable outrage he committed on the bishop of Fano are typical of his character.
But the adventurers were uncontrollable, and he had to let them conquer what they could, exercising a precarious authority over the Normans only through a viceroy.
This is soon followed by uncontrollable vomiting, and a little later by severe purging, the stools being first of all faecal but later assuming a rice water appearance and often containing blood.
And Marsh's test is very unmanageable with organic liquids on account of the uncontrollable frothing that takes place.
The building and handling of vessels also, and the utilization of such uncontrollable powers of nature as wind and tide, helped forward mechanical invention.
The vomiting may take place every two or three days, enormous quantities of undigested food mixed with frothy, yeast-like mucous being thrown up. And whilst the stomach is slowly filling up again after one of these uncontrollable emptyings, sudden and violent movements of the individual may cause the fluid to give rise to audible "splashings."
" Nature, by an absolute and uncontrollable necessity, has determined us to judge as well as to breathe and feel."
Mr James, the head of the mission, volunteered no satisfactory explanation, whereupon the king broke into uncontrollable rage, calling the emissaries cheats and liars.
The alliance with the Liberals had always been halfhearted, and he wished to regain his full freedom of action; he regarded as an uncontrollable bondage all support that was not given unconditionally.
If it were otherwise - if it were rescued from the law of gravitation on the one hand, and bereft of independent movement on the other, it would float about uncontrolled and uncontrollable like an ordinary balloon.
Mrs. Marsh had found one last reserve of uncontrollable sobs.
Uncontrollable sobs wracked her body as she clung to the tiny sweater.
The woman was uncontrollable, and this thought infuriated him further.
Deep uncontrollable sobs squeezed the breath from her lungs.