- Condescension in the eyes of Asiatics is a sign of weakness, and out of pure humanity I am inexorably severe. - "Studies in Literature and History", Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall.
- She shuddered, The water was rising- had reached her chest, and was still rising, slowly, inexorably. - "The Exploits of Elaine", Arthur B. Reeve.
- He's the whitest of the lot, if you can call that- she stopped abruptly, put out a hand to the door, gave him a moment to look into her deep, troubled eyes, and closed the door gently but inexorably in his face. - "Cow-Country", B. M. Bower.