Unanswerable sentence example
- Maunder's argument to this effect is unanswerable.'
- The ministerial policy towards the colonies was defended by Burke with splendid and unanswerable eloquence.
- From the leaning tower of Pisa he afforded to all the professors and students of the university ocular demonstration of the falsehood of the Peripatetic dictum that heavy bodies fall with velocities proportional to their weights, and with unanswerable logic demolished all the time-honoured maxims of the schools regarding the motion of projectiles, and elemental weight or levity.
- As with all the others, there is the same quietly brazen effrontery in trying to minimize or ignore unanswerable facts.
- brazen effrontery in trying to minimize or ignore unanswerable facts.Advertisement
- And I am he... and that was unanswerable.
- The diet, which had the power of the purse, could not be absolutely dispensed with; but it .was summoned as seldom as possible, the king often preferring to forego his subsidies rather than listen to the unanswerable remonstrances of the estates against the illegalities of his government.
- But it was a paradox derived from his unanswerable truisms, " Every one wishes for his own good, and would get it if he could," and " No one would deny that justice and virtue generally are goods, and of all goods the best."
- Armed with these arguments, which appeared to her unanswerable, she drove to her daughter's early one morning so as to find her alone.
- It is, of course, easy to set aside these questions as unanswerable, and to find artificiality in the arrangement.Advertisement
- Many of the arguments by which the Sceptics enforced their ad vocacy of a suspense of judgment are antiquated in type, but many also are, within the limits of the individualistic theory of knowledge, quite unanswerable.
- Leaders in the New York Provincial Congress considered the advisability of answering it, but came to the conclusion that it was unanswerable.
- Whether Cadorna or Capello was right in idea is a question which will remain a subject of contention, though Cadorna's arguments seem almost unanswerable.
- There is one unanswerable objection to this theory: the birds and bats, and some if not all the insects, have distinct elevator muscles, and can elevate their wings at pleasure when not flying and when, consequently, the reaction of the air is not elicited.
- The more unanswerable this tremendous indictment appears upon the evidence the greater the probability that the evidence is incomplete.Advertisement
- Nor did he complete a reply which he had been ordered to prepare to the Squitinio della libert y veneta, which he perhaps found unanswerable.
- It does not conceive of the organic as succeeding on the inorganic, or of conscious life 2 Hegel somewhere says that the question of the eternal duration of the world is unanswerable: time as well as space can be predicated of finitudes only.
- When Burghley brought against her the unanswerable charge of having at that moment in her service, and in receipt of an annual pension, the instigator of a previous attempt on the life of Elizabeth, she had the unwary audacity to cite in her justification the pensions allowed by Elizabeth to her adversaries in Scotland, and especially to her son.