unattainable

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  • For long enough now rest has seemed a thing far off and unattainable. Cited from Pagan & Christian Creeds, by Edward Carpenter
  • Or something may come between, and the great love may become the unattainable! Cited from The Idler, Vol. III, Issue XIII., Feb 1893, Ed. by Jerome and Barr
  • Was it because I must ever remain true to the unattainable she? Cited from The Little White Bird, by J.M. Barrie
  • The blow had been struck at the very moment when its object was unattainable! Cited from The Mischief Maker, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • We can't ever hope to learn the unattainable truth of life. Cited from The Desert of Wheat, by Zane Grey
  • The life her son had described had been to her always the ideal but unattainable life. Cited from The House Behind The Cedars, Charles W. Chesnutt
  • Yet he could not bring himself to regard her as unattainable. Cited from The White Ladies of Worcester, by Florence L. Barclay
  • He is, however, unattainable because he is married, much older than she is, and has two children.
  • Through thy grace, O holy one, what is there unattainable by me in battle? Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • It hung to a large degree on one thing which seemed to be unattainable. Cited from Virgilia, by Felicia Buttz Clark
  • A single step would raise her at once into this seemingly unattainable world. Cited from A Hungarian Nabob, by Maurus Jokai
  • Now, to be in love with an unattainable woman is bad enough, the dear knows! Cited from Ishmael, by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • He looked back over the months when she had seemed as unattainable as the stars, and he did not see it. Cited from K, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Going home began to seem an unattainable thing to me. Cited from Adventures Harry Richmond by Meredith, v1
  • She stood in his mind so far above him that if she proved unattainable, he would scarce have suffered. Cited from I Will Repay, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • Sometimes that high and unattainable knowledge may be had by the exercise of reason. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • Deroulede felt that she had never been so beautiful and to him so unattainable. Cited from I Will Repay, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • This, however, is impossible because the important data at the bottom of the series are unattainable. Cited from The Minister and the Boy, by Allan Hoben
  • In a moment she had placed a gulf between them again, on the other side of which she stood unattainable. Cited from The Alaskan, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Here, even the necessary accommodation of two sitting-rooms and four bed-rooms seemed unattainable. Cited from North and South, Elizabeth C Gaskell
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