Insupportable Sentence Examples
In Kufa a number of the Koreish had settled, and their arrogance became insupportable.
On the 22nd of July 1689 the Convention which declared the throne vacant and called William and Mary to fill it, declared in its Claim of Right that prelacy and the superiority of any office in the church above ministers had been a great and insupportable grievance to Scotland.
As a natural result of this belief we find the view that the operations of nature are conducted by a multitude of more or less obedient subordinate deities; thus, in Portuguese West Africa the Kimbunda believe in Suku-Vakange, but hold that he has committed the government of the universe to innumerable kilulu good and bad; the latter kind are held to be far more numerous, but Suku-Vakange is said to keep them in order by occasionally smiting them with his thunderbolts; were it not for this, man's lot would be insupportable.
Fronde The victor of Lens and Charenton imagined that every of the one was under an obligation to him, and laid claim to a dictatorship so insupportable that Anne of Austria and Mazarin assured by Gondi of the concurrence of the parlement and peoplehad him arrested.
But the patriotism and the religious fanaticism of the Dutch revolted against this insupportable tyranny.Advertisement
The odor from this source has been, with a favorable wind, almost insupportable, even in the center of the city.
The heat soon became insupportable within the circle of furnaces, the rumbling of which resembled the rolling of thunder.
We are assured however, that conditions of empire, new or old order, are conditions which the conquered find insupportable.
Because this leads to insupportable coherency strains, dislocations form in two directions at right angles on the surface of the albite lamellae.
Lacking his intensity of passion and his admirable faculty for seizing the most evanescent shades of difference in feeling, they degenerated into colourless and lifeless insipidities made insupportable by the frigid repetition of tropes and conceits which we are fain to pardon in the master.Advertisement
To the orthodox Calvinists the word toleration was insupportable.
It was hardly inspiration to yield to a famine after the situation had become quite insupportable.