It was written that there, in the nursery of our navigating ancestors, I should learn to walk in the ways of my craft and grow in the love of the sea, blind as young love often is, but absorbing and disinterested
as all true love must be.
what was their Reward for such disinterested
The case of Gridley is in no essential altered from one of actual occurrence, made public by a disinterested
person who was professionally acquainted with the whole of the monstrous wrong from beginning to end.
These works, which I owe to the high talents and disinterested
zeal of the above distinguished authors, could not have been undertaken, had it not been for the liberality of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, who, through the representation of the Right Honourable the Chancellor of the Exchequer, have been pleased to grant a sum of one thousand pounds towards defraying part of the expenses of publication.
What it says, when you've peeled off a few of the long words which they put in to make it more interesting, is that old Nutcombe leaves you the money because you are the only man who ever did him a disinterested
kindness--and what I want to get out of you is, what was the disinterested
I bear witness, in the most disinterested
manner, to the excellence of the stratagem by which this unparalleled woman surprised the private interview between Percival and myself-- also to the marvellous accuracy of her report of the whole conversation from its beginning to its end.
Likewise he is a good, disinterested
soul, and one that is not over-talkative, though a true bear in appearance and demeanour.
Crito, who is a disinterested
person not having the fear of death before his eyes, shall answer this for him.
To reinstate this much-injured prince in the assumed dignities of his ancestors, the disinterested
strangers have come all the way from France: they are determined that his title shall be acknowledged.
Will had given a disinterested
attention to an intended settlement on a new plan in the Far West, and the need for funds in order to carry out a good design had set him on debating with himself whether it would not be a laudable use to make of his claim on Bulstrode, to urge the application of that money which had been offered to himself as a means of carrying out a scheme likely to be largely beneficial.
Women, to their glory be it spoken, are more generally capable of that violent and apparently disinterested
passion of love, which seeks only the good of its object, than men.
With her, it seemed to be the result of pure, disinterested
, and confiding friendship.