How To Use Resistless In A Sentence

  • Jake had never before neglected a fire-guard, and he did not understand the resistlessness of a prairie fire. When the Grass Grew Long
  • Then he committed all to the resistless and devouring might of the fire; he groaned aloud and callid on his dead comrade by name. The Iliad of Homer
  • Worth would have fallen but for the strong hand that upheld him, and dragged him resistlessly forward.
  • The resistlessness with which this new view of the life of civilisation has won acknowledgment from men of all classes is amazing. An Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant
  • They say the Hellenes 'gathered host will come in arms aboard their ships to Simois with its silver eddies, even to Ilium, the plain of Troy beloved by Phoebus; where famed Cassandra, I am told, whene'er the god's resistless prophecies inspire her, wildly tosses her golden tresses, wreathed with crown of verdant bay. Iphigenia at Aulis
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  • It’s doctrine-implied passive and resistless attitude. Masters advised followers to control their emotions and to calm their minds.
  • In the revealings of such light, such exceptional hour, such mood, one does not wonder at the old story fables, (indeed, why fables?) of people falling into love-sickness with trees, seiz'd extatic with the mystic realism of the resistless silent strength in them -- _strength_, which after all is perhaps the last, completest, highest beauty. Complete Prose Works Specimen Days and Collect, November Boughs and Goodbye My Fancy
  • Every race carries in its mental constitution the laws of its destiny, and it is, perhaps, these laws that it obeys with a resistless impulse.
  • Thereupon the spear-heads of the earthborn men shall not pierce thee, nor the flame of the deadly bulls as it rushes forth resistless. The Argonautica
  • Humanity, gripped in the clutches of its devastating power, is smitten by the evidence of its resistless fury.
  • Yet it did not enter into the composition of his religious faith, and this shows that his religious faith, though entirely free from suspicion of insincerity or ostentatious assumption, was like deism in so many cases, whether rationalistic or emotional, a kind of gratuitously adopted superfluity, not the satisfaction of a profound inner craving and resistless spiritual necessity. Rousseau (Volume 1 and 2)
  • They say the Hellenes 'gathered host will come in arms aboard their ships to Simois with its silver eddies, even to Ilium, the plain of Troy beloved by Phoebus; where famed Cassandra, I am told, whene'er the god's resistless prophecies inspire her, wildly tosses her golden tresses, wreathed with crown of verdant bay. Iphigenia at Aulis
  • Her first song is filled with autumn imagery of fading life, reflecting the loneliness and despair of one who sees only a resistless need to fall into the deep sleep of death as the darkness of winter comes on.
  • irresistible (or resistless) impulses
  • Lady Mallowe had many resources, and above all she knew how to weary her into resistlessness which was almost indifference. T. Tembarom
  • Utterly she surrendered to the resistlessness of this love. To the Last Man
  • Rollway after rollway tore loose and the released logs, swept downward by the resistless push of the current, climbed one upon another and lodged. The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest
  • And for the moment they recoiled under the shock of that fiery onslaught; for the moment they parted and wavered and oscillated beneath the impetus with which he hurled his hundred Chasseurs on them, with that light, swift, indescribable rapidity and resistlessness of attack characteristic of the African Cavalry. Under Two Flags
  • It gives a particular direction to every sentiment and action, and carries a man forward, as by a kind of resistless impulse, or insuperable destiny.
  • But he was no match for this dreadful black bulk that descended upon him with the resistlessness of doom. The Watchers of the Trails A Book of Animal Life
  • The reason for this, Brown felt, was that men reach the chapter, and ‘the disposition to inquire is lost in the resistless impulse to adore.’
  • Still the men moved on steadily, resistlessly, until they came within musket range. This Country of Ours: The Story of the United States
  • The speed and force and resistlessness of him justified the designation. Heart of the Blue Ridge
  • In the fall of the year this luxuriant growth of grass would be set on fire by the Indians or hunters, and especially when the wind was high would sweep resistlessly over the prairies, forming a spectacle, especially at night, that was at once magnificent and terrifying.
  • -- Of Want. -- less. -- to be rendered without, or not to be: as, heartless, staunchless, resistless, exhaustless, trustless, not to be quenched, &c.; which are scarcely used but in poetry. The Scholar's Spelling Assistant; Wherein the Words Are Arranged on an Improved Plan, According to Their Respective Principles of Accentuation. In a Manner Calculated to Familiarize the Art of Spelling and Pronunciation, to Remove Difficulties, and to
  • There is however, another enemy (though in some cases my dearest friend) whose power is resistless, and whose visits are perpetually made known by a rising of the stomack, and a redundance of water in the eyes. Letter 75
  • It was not long before the wind swept across the waves with almost resistless force, when it was found necessary to strip the brig of all canvas, excepting a storm main-staysail and close-reefed fore-topsail; the yards were braced up, the helm lashed a-lee, and the brig was laid to. Jack in the Forecastle or, Incidents in the Early Life of Hawser Martingale
  • For three whole days, during which time did not exist for him, he struggled in that black sack into which he was being thrust by an invisible, resistless force.
  • This time the charge was down-hill, which doubled its speed and resistlessness. The Watchers of the Trails A Book of Animal Life
  • resistless hostages
  • Close in the rear of the resistless herd then charged the lancers of Paez, with the terrible black bannerol fluttering in the van. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859
  • The natural outpouring of thought has a relish and a resistlessness of force that no art can rival. The Young Priest's Keepsake
  • I pictured to myself the emotional agonies, the tempests of passion, the lust of greed, the calm, subdued, resistless attitude of despair which at times found expression by the sale of mothers or fathers, brothers or sisters, wives or husbands, sweethearts or friends.
  • Generations ago Dysarts had been shot very conventionally at ten paces owing to this same debonair resistlessness; Dysarts had slipped into and out of all sorts of unsavoury messes on account of this fatal family failing; some had been neatly winged, some thrust through; some, in a more sordid age, permitted counsel of ability to explain to a jury how guiltless a careless gentleman could be under the most unfortunate and extenuating appearances. The Danger Mark
  • When, after the land had again been laid dry through elevation, the northern torrents swept resistlessly on to the sea, the city was again deluged by a sea of water, this time fresh, whose surface rose to an altitude corresponding to the pinnacles of many of our tallest church spires.
  • With what divine skill does the apostle, founding on resistless facts, here drive home to the conscience of his auditors their guilt in crucifying the Lord of Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

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