“If you will then see the fruits of the sport, mark his first approach before my lady: he will come to her in yellow stockings, and 'tis a colour she abhors, and cross-gartered, a fashion she detests; and he will smile upon her, which will now be so unsuitable to her disposition, being addicted to a melancholy as she is, that it cannot but turn him into a notable contempt.”
“Although Spratling had in mind a toxic agent, one cannot but be struck with how completely his terms describe an emotional outburst.”
“Service it is to Support our Trade tht we m [ay not need] to fall upon manufactories for Cloathing [ourselves?] & I cannot but think all who really desig [n the Queen's]”
“Play in general, too, we now regard as reversionary, and I cannot but believe that many delusions are precisely the same.”
“William Pitt, now Lord Chatham, in a speech before the House of Lords, went out of his way to praise them: When your lordships look at the papers transmitted to us from America; when you consider their decency, firmness and wisdom, you cannot but respect their cause and wish to make it your own.”
““We cannot but be overjoyed”: Fisher, FGDN, III, 91. 281”
“It cannot but affect our philosophy favorably to be reminded of these shoals of migratory fishes, of salmon, shad, alewives, marsh-bankers, and others, which penetrate up the innumerable rivers of our coast in the spring, even to the interior lakes, their scales gleaming in the sun; and again, of the fry which in still greater numbers wend their way downward to the sea.”
“His progress, however, was slower than Washington had anticipated, and on July 29 the commander in chief wrote to him, I cannot but repeat my entreaties that you will hasten your operations with all possible dispatch; and that you will disencumber yourself of every article of baggage and stores which is not necessary. . .”
“Rogerss failure to adhere to broad policy lines approved by the President, Haig wrote, meant that the most serious damage to the national interest cannot but result.”
“I cannot but think it a curious circumstance that I should devote these pages, the gift of my wife, to a purpose I have long had in mind, but have been too lanquid or too idle to pursue.”
‘cannot but’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for cannot but.