Miss Woodhouse appeared more than once, and never without a something of pleasing connexion, either a compliment to her taste, or a remembrance of what she had said; and in the very last time of its meeting her eye, unadorned
as it was by any such broad wreath of gallantry, she yet could discern the effect of her influence and acknowledge the greatest compliment perhaps of all conveyed.
Because, John Carter," she replied, "nearly every planet and star having atmospheric conditions at all approaching those of Barsoom, shows forms of animal life almost identical with you and me; and, further, Earth men, almost without exception, cover their bodies with strange, unsightly pieces of cloth, and their heads with hideous contraptions the purpose of which we have been unable to conceive; while you, when found by the Tharkian warriors, were entirely undisfigured and unadorned
As she was entirely unadorned
I could not even guess her station in life, though it was evident that she was either a prisoner or slave in her present environment.
As she looked down from above upon his almost naked body, trapped only in the simplest of unadorned
harness, and saw the play of the lithe muscles beneath the red-bronze skin, and witnessed the quick and delicate play of his sword point, to her sense of obligation was added a spontaneous admission of admiration that was but the natural tribute of a woman to skill and bravery and, perchance, some trifle to manly symmetry and strength.
It relates, with the usual terse and unadorned
power of really primitive poetry, how the hero Beowulf, coming over the sea to the relief of King Hrothgar, delivers him from a monster, Grendel, and then from the vengeance of Grendel's only less formidable mother.
Strangers were taken in front of the meanest possible, begrimed, yellowy, flat brick wall, with two rows of unadorned
window-holes one above the other, and were exhorted with bated breath to behold and admire the simplicity of the head- quarters of the great financial force of the day.
Her bare feet, as if poked through the bottom of an unadorned
, sleeved calico sack buttoned tightly at neck and wrists, felt over the rug for the slippers while she looked upward into her husband's face.
Bumble thrust in his head, unadorned
with the cocked hat, and said aloud:
He loved that church, the old-fashioned, unadorned
ikons and the old priest with the shaking head.
I think I'll settle for a solemn community hall and the unadorned
booth as befiting the occasion, but perhaps the Labour lefties have more trendy ideas than I, and can borrow the money to waste on such trivial matters.
So you want to be heart-healthy, but running marathons or limiting your diet to unadorned
fish, fruits and veggies isn't your style.
Gentle pastel illustrations and an unadorned
narrative style convey the warmth, love, and hope, that inspire this simple and lovely child's story with a great truth at its heart.