The egg from the earliest times formed an enigma in itself, and was looked upon as representing the origin of life.
I must hasten on to the Worms, who give us the last clue to the great enigma of the animal machine.
But then those words in my circular about violin makers proved true again: "This wonderful instrument has still remained an enigma to the musical world until now.
When, however, its clear tone was heard, and the easiness with which the tones came was noticed, then it became an enigma to professional men and they declared that this violin was an original fixed up again!
This wonderful instrument has remained an enigma to the musical world until now.
No, it was not by the violins the dread enigma was solved.
As long as he could look back into his life, the question, who is this person they call Alan Conrad, and what am I to the man who writes from Chicago, had been the paramount enigma of existence for him.
She pictured these mysterious proceedings to herself as partly a rite, partly an enigma of the heart, and trembled all over.
His first desire for the possession of the rich and lovely girl was the origin of all these events; his life hung on it like the enigma of the Sphinx.
The pretty enigma issued from its box--it was the lace cap.
This white face was still an unsolved enigma to her husband.
Circumstances, and a certain bias of mind, have led me to take interest in such riddles, and it may well be doubted whether human ingenuity can construct an enigma of the kind which human ingenuity may not, by proper application, resolve.
But," said I, "the enigmaseems still in as bad a condition as ever.