Without taking away her hand, she looked eagerly in his face, not quick to forebode evil, but unavoidably
conscious that the state of the family had changed since her departure, and therefore anxious for an explanation.
Some six handfuls were obtained; but more was unavoidably
lost in the sea, and still more, perhaps, might have been secured were it not for impatient Ahab's loud command to Stubb to desist, and come on board, else the ship would bid them good bye.
To the possibility of motives unanswerable in themselves, though unavoidably
secret for a while?
I felt stunned by the awful event; and my memory unavoidably
recurred to former times with a sort of oppressive sadness.
The inhabitants of territories, often the theatre of war, are unavoidably
subjected to frequent infringements on their rights, which serve to weaken their sense of those rights; and by degrees the people are brought to consider the soldiery not only as their protectors, but as their superiors.
They have chosen rather to dwell on the inconveniences which must be unavoidably
blended with all political advantages; and on the possible abuses which must be incident to every power or trust, of which a beneficial use can be made.
For the truth of everything here related, I can appeal more particularly to the testimony of Colonel Fitzwilliam, who, from our near relationship and constant intimacy, and, still more, as one of the executors of my father's will, has been unavoidably
acquainted with every particular of these transactions.
Heart" was intended for a much longer tale, and is unavoidably
incomplete; but it is unnecessary to point out defects that even the juvenile reader will soon detect.
But, although my knowledge of the religious faith of the Typees was unavoidably
limited, one of their superstitious observances with which I became acquainted interested me greatly.
When at last I did unavoidably
meet her, the vague dread was changed into definite disgust.
The next night there happened a similar accident with a similar result; and then the next -- and then again the next; so that, in the end, the good monarch, having been unavoidably
deprived of all opportunity to keep his vow during a period of no less than one thousand and one nights, either forgets it altogether by the expiration of this time, or gets himself absolved of it in the regular way, or (what is more probable) breaks it outright, as well as the head of his father confessor.
Once, at a sharp turn where a man's shoulder would unavoidably
brush against a screen of leaves, the bushman displayed great caution as he spread the leaves aside and exposed the head of a sharp-pointed spear, so set that the casual passer-by would receive at the least a nasty scratch.