Sentence Examples


  • It lived on as one of the impalpable but powerful influences which spurred on the Sicilians and the democrats of Naples to the efforts which they put forth in 1821, 1830, 1848 and 186o:
  • Defoe possessed genius, and his secret is at the last as impalpable as the secret of genius always is.
  • The word "alcohol" is of Arabic origin, being derived from the particle al and the word kohl, an impalpable powder used in the East for painting the eyebrows.
  • Little things, almost impalpable, had happened to justify that doubt.
  • If this be so, fancy the irresistibleness of that might, to which the most impalpable and destructive of all elements contributes.

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