Incomprehensible sentence examples

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  • It's incomprehensible, but the tipster keeps doing it.

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  • Out of this Nothing or incomprehensible essence the world of ideas or primordial causes is eternally created.

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  • There was time for quiet evenings, some jazz and classical music in the Dean's quarters, country and western in Fred's and some totally incomprehensible noise from the small room where Martha Boyd and her boom box now dwelt.

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  • "Now then, go on, go on!" incited the officer, bending forward and trying not to lose a word of the speech which was incomprehensible to him.

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  • The more we try to explain such events in history reasonably, the more unreasonable and incomprehensible do they become to us.

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  • His main result is that God is infinite, and as such, incomprehensible; that his attributes of goodness, knowledge and power are credited to him only by inference from their effects; that this inference is logically valid and sufficient for human thought.

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  • Their laughter and their mutually incomprehensible remarks in two languages could be heard.

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  • The only language of the lower class is pidgin-English - quite incomprehensible to the newcomer from Great Britain, - but a large proportion of the inhabitants are highly educated men who excel as lawyers, clergymen, clerks and traders.

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  • In the latter sense it was chiefly used by the Gnostic sects to denote those eternal beings or manifestations which emanated from the one incomprehensible and ineffable God.

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  • by the substitution of " infinite " and " reasoning " for such archaisms as " incomprehensible " and " reasonable."

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  • But even if we admitted that Kutuzov, Chichagov, and others were the cause of the Russian failures, it is still incomprehensible why, the position of the Russian army being what it was at Krasnoe and at the Berezina (in both cases we had superior forces), the French army with its marshals, kings, and Emperor was not captured, if that was what the Russians aimed at.

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  • There was a stir in the ranks of the soldiers and it was evident that they were all hurrying--not as men hurry to do something they understand, but as people hurry to finish a necessary but unpleasant and incomprehensible task.

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  • The Divine Unity is incomprehensible, and can be known only through its Manifestations; to recognize the Manifestation of the cycle in which he lives is the supreme duty of man.

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  • But at the instant when it seemed that the incomprehensible was revealing itself to her a loud rattle of the door handle struck painfully on her ears.

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  • Natasha did not understand what he was saying any more than he did himself, but she felt that his incomprehensible words had an improper intention.

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  • Butler says nothing about incomprehensible mysteries, and protests that reason is the only ground we have to proceed upon.

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  • But sentiment of any "high-flying" description - to use the cant word of his time - was quite incomprehensible to him, or rather never presented itself as a thing to be comprehended.

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  • At Haibak there is a very perfect excavation called the Takht-iRustam (a general name for all incomprehensible constructions amongst the modern inhabitants of Afghan Turkestan), which consists of an annular ditch enclosing a platform, with a small house about 21 ft.

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  • They understood that the saddles and Junot's spoon might be of some use, but that cold and hungry soldiers should have to stand and guard equally cold and hungry Russians who froze and lagged behind on the road (in which case the order was to shoot them) was not merely incomprehensible but revolting.

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  • In one of his incomprehensible freaks he set off for Lyons, and, after abandoning his companion in an epileptic fit, returned to Annecy to find Madame de Warens gone.

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  • Five years have passed since then, and already I, with my petty understanding, begin to see clearly why she had to die, and in what way that death was but an expression of the infinite goodness of the Creator, whose every action, though generally incomprehensible to us, is but a manifestation of His infinite love for His creatures.

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  • British and American divines, on the other hand, are slow to suspect that a new apologetic principle may mean a new system of apologetics, to say nothing of a new dogmatic. Among the evangelicals, for the most part, natural theology, far from being rejected, is not even modified, and certain doctrines continue to be described as incomprehensible mysteries.

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  • " If," Herder says, " it is incomprehensible to others how a human mind could invent language, it is as incomprehensible to me how a human mind could be what it is without discovering language for itself."

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  • If he was the individual who died in 1703 at the Bastille, the obscurity which gathered round the nameless masked prisoner is almost incomprehensible, for there was no real secret about Mattioli's incarceration.

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  • The propositions maintained in the argument are - "(1) That something has existed from eternity; (2) that there has existed from eternity some one immutable and independent being; (3) that that immutable and independent being, which has existed from eternity, without any external cause of its existence, must be self-existent, that is, necessarily existing; (4) what the substance or essence of that being is, which is self-existent or necessarily existing, we have no idea, neither is it at all possible for us to comprehend it; (5) that though the substance or essence of the self-existent being is itself absolutely incomprehensible to us, yet many of the essential attributes of his nature are strictly demonstrable as well as his existence, and, in the first place, that he must be of necessity eternal; (6) that the self-existent being must of necessity be infinite and omnipresent; (7) must be but one; (8) must be an intelligent being; (9) must be not a necessary agent, but a being endued with liberty and choice; (to) must of necessity have infinite power; (I I) must be infinitely wise, and (12) must of necessity be a being of infinite goodness, justice, and truth, and all other moral perfections, such as become the supreme governor and judge of the world."

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  • The design of the work was to show, by an appeal mainly to the tribunal of Scripture, that there are no facts or doctrines of the "Gospel," or the "Scriptures," or "Christian revelation," which, when revealed, are not perfectly plain, intelligible and reasonable, being neither contrary to reason nor incomprehensible to it.

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  • " The attempt to conceive it is like the attempt positively to conceive immensity or eternity: we are involved in an endless, ultimately incomprehensible, regress.

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  • Thus regular obedience to an abstract principle was under Mazarin as incomprehensible to the idle and selfish nobility as it had been under Richelicu.

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  • It is readily intelligible that their character should have proved practically incomprehensible to the Persians, with whom they came into perpetual collision.

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  • In Fichte himself the source of being is primeval activity, the groundless and incomprehensible deed-action (ThatHandlung) of the absolute ego.

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  • This is cautiously qualified thus in a letter to Anthony Collins, written by Locke a few months before he died: " Though I call the thinking faculty in me ` mind,' yet I cannot, because of that name, equal it in anything to that infinite and incomprehensible Being, which, for want of right and distinct conceptions, is called ` Mind ' also."

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  • God is incomprehensible, and the categories cannot be applied to determine his existence.

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  • We should in fact have reached those two fundamentals of which man's whole outlook on the universe is constructed--the incomprehensible essence of life, and the laws defining that essence.

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  • So long as theological truth is divided into the two compartments of natural or rational theology and incomprehensible revealed mysteries, there is no possibility of carrying through a unity of principle.

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  • Paradoxes in the history of religion and revelation which Paul draws out, and which Marcion's contemporaries passed by as utterly incomprehensible, are here made the foundation of an ethico-dualistic conception of history and of religion.

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  • Hence both science and religion must come to recognize as the" most certain of all facts that the Power which the Universe manifests to us is utterly inscrutable."Thus to be buried side by side in the Unknowable constitutes their final reconciliation, as it is the refutation of irreligion which consists of" a lurking doubt whether the Incomprehensible is really incomprehensible."Such are the foundations of Spencer's metaphysic of the Unknowable, to which he resorts in all the fundamental difficulties which he subsequently encounters.

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  • The conditions of diet and digestion in children are now far better understood, and many of their maladies, formerly regarded as organic or incomprehensible, are cured or prevented by dietetic rules.

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  • Pierre knew that everyone was waiting for him to say a word and cross a certain line, and he knew that sooner or later he would step across it, but an incomprehensible terror seized him at the thought of that dreadful step.

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  • " The majority of men," he says himself, " do not think of God as an infinite and incomprehensible being, and as the sole author from whom all things depend; they go no further than the letters of his name."

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  • He is, in fact, an instance of the tendency, which has so often been remarked by other nations in the English, to drag in moral distinctions at every turn, and to confound everything which is novel to the experience, unpleasant to the taste, and incomprehensible to the understanding, under the general epithets of wrong, wicked and shocking.

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  • There is nothing certain, nothing at all except the unimportance of everything I understand, and the greatness of something incomprehensible but all-important.

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  • The statement as to their Medic origin, regarded as incomprehensible by Herodotus, is doubtfully explained by Rawlinson as indicating that "the Sigynnae retained a better recollection than other European tribes of their migrations westward and Aryan origin"; R.

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  • He subsequently spent a long, suspicious, secret and incomprehensible career in the attempt to piece together Gian Galeazzos Lombard state, and to carry out his schemes of Italian conquest.

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  • The Muwahhidin (Unitarians), as the Druses call themselves, believe that there is one and only one God, indefinable, incomprehensible, ineffable, passionless.

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  • One reason was the intellectual difficulty of the subject and the double-faced character of all arguments from statistics, which were either incomprehensible or disputable; another was the fact that substantially this was a political movement, and that tariff reform was, after all, only one in a complexity of political issues, most of which during this period were being interpreted by the electorate in a sense hostile to the Unionist party.

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  • Only by separating the two sources of cognition, related to one another as form to content, do we get the mutually exclusive and separately incomprehensible conceptions of freedom and inevitability.

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  • If the purpose of history be to give a description of the movement of humanity and of the peoples, the first question--in the absence of a reply to which all the rest will be incomprehensible--is: what is the power that moves peoples?

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  • Under this rgime the resources of the country were impoverished, while the finances fell into complete and incomprehensible chaos.

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  • She did not think of applying submission and self-abnegation to her own life, for she was accustomed to seek other joys, but she understood and loved in another those previously incomprehensible virtues.

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  • The remarks... are completely incomprehensible for us " .

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  • incomprehensible word the Child speaks to you.

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  • Anyway, this lot got to the end of the street, shouted a few incomprehensible taunts at me, then wandered off.

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  • The first is the type of a certain a priori view, then regarded as the safest bulwark against infidelity, of which the main tenets were that the being of God was capable of a priori proof, and that, owing to the finitude of our faculties, the attributes and modes of operation of deity were absolutely incomprehensible.

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  • Your bracelet-- The translator cut out on her, and Evelyn's next foreign words were incomprehensible.

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  • First spend 20 minutes talking loudly to him in incomprehensible jargon.

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  • So I find it totally abhorrent and incomprehensible when I hear about the dreadful cruelty and neglect inflicted on some animals.

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  • Some of what he has to say is all but incomprehensible, but still garners a hearty ' Amen ' from the congregation.

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  • From the opening there were two major problems with The Third Policeman primarily the voice over was utterly incomprehensible.

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  • In the radical interpreter Davidson is looking for the means of translation between mutually incomprehensible languages.

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  • Someone from the North, for example, might find a Londoner almost incomprehensible.

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  • Date: 16/08/2004 LIZ JACKSON, REPORTER: It was a shocking and seemingly incomprehensible act, but one that is far from unique.

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  • The natives are those under the age of 30 who find the Old Country simply incomprehensible!

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  • Nor should they obscure the costs of borrowing by making charges incomprehensible.

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  • A complex narrative style renders the plot largely incomprehensible for the first 45 minutes.

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  • incomprehensible jargon.

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  • incomprehensible, language is reduced to visual pattern.

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  • incomprehensible reasons you married your spouse in the first place?

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  • incomprehensible way that back view made her feel sorry for Alice.

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  • Such a notion seems incomprehensible to most of us nowadays.

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  • The more he knows, the more remains incomprehensible.

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  • At its worse, the sufferer's speech will become completely incomprehensible.

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  • Also, what I find incomprehensible is the failure to comment on the fates of the ships.

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  • The Critical Review and the Quarterly feared that the extensive use of Scots would prove incomprehensible to an English audience.

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  • All too often it becomes pompous, with little meaning and purpose because it is largely incomprehensible to those who read it.

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  • splutters something incomprehensible about five tests, Peter Caruana, Gibraltar's chief minister, outlines his plans.

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  • Unfortunately, this Opinion was so turgid as to be almost incomprehensible and did little to clarify the specific points at issue.

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  • As a consequence of this, the defined boundaries of the notion of " activity " are so wishy-washy as to be totally incomprehensible.

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  • the Tembeling valley in Pahang, whose people are now Mahommedans and in many respects indistinguishable from the ordinary Malays of the peninsula, reveals the fact that words, current in the archipelago to the south but incomprehensible to the average peninsula Malays, by whom these more ancient populations are now completely surrounded, have been preserved as local words, whereas they really belong to an older dialect once spoken widely in the peninsula, as to-day it is spoken in the Malayan islands.

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  • 17), " a sacred spirit who was worthy of the Lord manifold and incomprehensible " (xi.

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  • For us that movement of the peoples from west to east, without leaders, with a crowd of vagrants, and with Peter the Hermit, remains incomprehensible.

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  • While Tony splutters something incomprehensible about five tests, Peter Caruana, Gibraltar 's chief minister, outlines his plans.

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  • There isn't any right or wrong way to express how you are feeling, but writing down your thoughts and sharing the events of the birth and death of your child may help you deal with the incomprehensible pain you are experiencing.

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  • Her comments were often incomprehensible and she was often seen swaying or leaning with her eyes half-closed.

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  • The cut scenes are incomprehensible, long, and painfully boring.

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  • They believe this show of incomprehensible power means that Klaatu is a hostile threat and they shoot him.

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  • Retaliation is swift and brutal - a human colony is destroyed and we find ourselves in a war with an enemy that is completely incomprehensible to us.

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  • Perhaps the distributor thought the accent would be incomprehensible to American audiences? or that the 'unfamiliar' sound just wouldn't play well to American listeners?

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  • Philosophers have a reputation for being boring, speaking in incomprehensible jargon, and in general being drab.

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  • The book is the preferred introduction to the Guide for Americans, since the radio series features fast dialog in (to Americans) almost incomprehensible accents.

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  • In the XVIIIth Dynasty he has too many names and few are clearly identifiable, while the numbers are incomprehensible.

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  • He is the true universal, all-containing and incomprehensible.

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  • Quinn was great at this given his past incomprehensible endeavors.

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  • incomprehensible thing was how unnecessary it was.

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