Sentence Examples


  • It was the irrepressible upward tendency that caused the French government in 1859, acting with the advice of Halevy, Meyerbeer, Auber, Ambroise Thomas and Rossini, to establish by law the Diapason Normal.
  • In a speech at Rochester, New York, in 1858 he made the famous statement that there was "an irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces, and it means that the United States must and will, sooner or later, become either entirely a slave-holding nation or entirely a free-labour nation."
  • There is nowhere recorded a simple and irrepressible satisfaction with the gift of life, any memorable praise of God.
  • At sight of Pierre her expression showed an irrepressible hatred.
  • (The regimental commander's face now that the inspection was happily over beamed with irrepressible delight.)

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