He who wins a thousand common hearts is therefore entitled to some renown; but he who keeps undisputed
sway over the heart of a coquette is indeed a hero.
And besides other reasons, to this conclusion I am impelled, by considerations touching the great inherent dignity and sublimity of the Sperm Whale; I account him no common, shallow being, inasmuch as it is an undisputed
fact that he is never found on soundings, or near shores; all other whales sometimes are.
I only wish I had the undisputed
management of him a while.
Tell this Norman prince, Richard of Anjou, that, lion-hearted as he is, he shall not hold undisputed
the throne of Alfred, while a male descendant of the Holy Confessor lives to dispute it.
She had acquired undisputed
control over the Indian tribes still tenanting the forests unexplored by the European man.
There was no further question of authority between us; Woola was my devoted slave from that moment hence, and I his only and undisputed
During the rule of many successive governors, it had hung, by prescriptive and undisputed
right, over the mantel-piece of the same chamber; and it still kept its place when Lieutenant-Governor Hutchinson assumed the administration of the province, on the departure of Sir Francis Bernard.
The company soon retired, and now the worthy trapper found indeed that he had no green girl to deal with; for the knowing dame at once assumed the style and dignity of a trapper's wife: taking possession of the lodge as her undisputed
empire, arranging everything according to her own taste and habitudes, and appearing as much at home and on as easy terms with the trapper as if they had been man and wife for years.
Those citizens of the ocean feel sheltered under the aegis of an uncontested law, of an undisputed
on entering the school-room, to feel that her sole presence sufficed to diffuse that order and quiet which all the remonstrances, and even commands, of her underlings frequently failed to enforce; she liked to stand in comparison, or rather--contrast, with those who surrounded her, and to know that in personal as well as mental advantages, she bore away the undisputed
palm of preference--(the three teachers were all plain.
She recollected the youth of Elizabeth, and thought it no difficult task, under present appearances, to exercise that power indirectly which hitherto she had enjoyed undisputed
With these he held undisputed
sway over his insular domains, and carried on intercourse with the chiefs or governors whom he had placed in command of the several islands.