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The risks were appalling and the hardships unspeakable, but no government official would ever again tell you what to do.Sebastian Junger: What We Talk About When We Talk About Freedom|Nathan S. Webster|May 31, 2021|The Daily Beast
Those two days, May 31 and June 1 of 1921, were unspeakable atrocities where unspeakable violence happened.
This unspeakable and avoidable tragedy is just one piece of the puzzle.LGBTIQ refugees in Kakuma need durable solutions to address challenges|Steve Roth|April 29, 2021|Washington Blade
The final words of the play, uttered by a woman who has suffered unspeakable horror, struck me so powerfully that I had to replay them on my laptop several times.Online festival highlights the powerful plays of undersung dramatist Adrienne Kennedy|Peter Marks|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
For much of the 20th century, cancer was an unspeakable diagnosis.This chart shows how far we’ve come in fighting cancer|Eleanor Cummins|December 3, 2020|Popular Science
Were you defining yourself as a fiction writer then, or did you already envision writing essays like the ones in The Unspeakable?Meghan Daum On Tackling The Unspeakable Parts Of Life|David Yaffe|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But unlike other recent books in its genre, Unspeakable Things is markedly uninterested in converting its readers.
Syria—not usually the unspeakable disaster it is now, but never good.Is It Just Me or Is the World Exploding? So Why Isn’t Obama Doing More?|Michael Tomasky|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reports describe a gruesome scene of “almost unspeakable horror” with “bodies everywhere, organs splayed out.”Latest News on Malaysian Airliner Reportedly Shot Down Over Ukraine|The Daily Beast|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While current protests focus on government corruption, the unspeakable succession to the throne overshadows all.The Real Crisis in Thailand is the Coming Royal Succession|Somchai Samizdat|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But her sympathy, and her confident belief that Alessandro might yet be found, gave unspeakable cheer to Felipe.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He has been at once the author and the audience of the pitiful, unspeakable, long-drawn and far-stretched tragedy of earthly life.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
He didn't know there was a grave, but something weighed him down with unspeakable remorse.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
No good; he must humiliate himself again before those unspeakable aliens.The Chequers|James Runciman
It is very little more trouble, and certainly no more expense; and the advantages in point of comfort are unspeakable.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley