While some openly testified their satisfaction at so unexampled
dexterity, by far the larger portion of the tribe were inclined to believe the success of the shot was the result of accident.
Elton actually making violent love to her: availing himself of the precious opportunity, declaring sentiments which must be already well known, hopingfearingadoringready to die if she refused him; but flattering himself that his ardent attachment and unequalled love and unexampled
passion could not fail of having some effect, and in short, very much resolved on being seriously accepted as soon as possible.
This view of Marner's personality was not without another ground than his pale face and unexampled
eyes; for Jem Rodney, the mole-catcher, averred that one evening as he was returning homeward, he saw Silas Marner leaning against a stile with a heavy bag on his back, instead of resting the bag on the stile as a man in his senses would have done; and that, on coming up to him, he saw that Marner's eyes were set like a dead man's, and he spoke to him, and shook him, and his limbs were stiff, and his hands clutched the bag as if they'd been made of iron; but just as he had made up his mind that the weaver was dead, he came all right again, like, as you might say, in the winking of an eye, and said "Good-night", and walked off.
Since that time two or three generations of men had passed away, but they had increased and multiplied with unexampled
rapidity; and the land itself had been the recent theatre of a ferocious and bloody seven years' war between the two most powerful and most civilized nations of Europe contending for the possession of this continent.
Nor needst thou count this wonderful, for things and chances fall to the lot of such knights in ways so unexampled
and unexpected that I might easily give thee even more than I promise thee.
It will appear, from the specimens which have been cited, that the American Confederacy, in this particular, stands discriminated from every other institution of a similar kind, and exhibits a new and unexampled
phenomenon in the political world.
It was unexampled
for a servant of the count's to dare to dispute an order of his, so the steward, without saying a word, followed his master, who got into the carriage, and signed to him to follow, which he did, taking his place respectfully on the front seat.
I can no longer help thanking you for your unexampled
kindness to my poor sister.
But the incident, though of the purest originality, unexampled
, and probably never to be repeated, is one, I think, which appeals to the generous sympathies of mankind.
I thought my unexampled
generosity in turning you out of that accursed counting-house would be duly appreciated some day: 'Cast your bread on the waters, and it shall be found after many days,' say the Scriptures.
Lady Susan was unable to express her sense of such kindness, yet knew not, from a variety of reasons, how to part with her daughter; and as, though her own plans were not yet wholly fixed, she trusted it would ere long be in her power to take Frederica into the country herself, concluded by declining entirely to profit by such unexampled
Then follows your unheard-of simplicity of heart; then comes your absolute want of sense of proportion (to this want you have several times confessed); and lastly, a mass, an accumulation, of intellectual convictions which you, in your unexampled
honesty of soul, accept unquestionably as also innate and natural and true.