from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not dissolving; not melting; not loosening.


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  • Yes, reader, countless are the mysterious handwritings of grief or joy which have inscribed themselves successively upon the palimpsest of your brain; and, like the annual leaves of aboriginal forests, or the undissolving snows on the Himalaya, or light falling upon light, the endless strata have covered up each other in forgetfulness.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 357, June, 1845 Various

  • As we feel in the marvellous and matchless verses of _Zim-Zizimi_ all the splendour and fragrance and miracle of her mere bodily presence, so from her first imperial dawn on the stage of Shakespeare to the setting of that eastern star behind a pall of undissolving cloud we feel the charm and the terror and the mystery of her absolute and royal soul.

    A Study of Shakespeare Algernon Charles Swinburne 1873


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