It was a fair highway, through the Land of Lost Delight; shadow and sunshine were blessedly mingled, and every turn and dip revealed a fresh charm and a new loveliness to eager hearts and unspoiled
He hated the shams and the hypocrisies of it and with the clear vision of an unspoiled
mind he had penetrated to the rotten core of the heart of the thing--the cowardly greed for peace and ease and the safe-guarding of property rights.
Always mature for her age, she had gained a certain aplomb in both carriage and conversation, which made her seem more of a woman of the world than she was, but her old petulance now and then showed itself, her strong will still held its own, and her native frankness was unspoiled
by foreign polish.
To this place there came every day many hundreds of wagonloads of garbage and trash from the lake front, where the rich people lived; and in the heaps the children raked for food--there were hunks of bread and potato peelings and apple cores and meat bones, all of it half frozen and quite unspoiled
insisted Meriem, far too unsophisticated in her unspoiled
innocence to guess what the Hon.
Her very savagery appealed to me, for it is the savagery of unspoiled
You were the most unspoiled
creature in the whole world.
The boy went like a bullet through the tangle of this tale of crooked politics and crazy mockery and came out on the other side, pursuing his own unspoiled
There was good stuff in Polly, unspoiled
as yet, and Miss Mills was only acting out her principle of women helping each other.
When I add, I can discern for myself what the general tongue says of you--that you are quite unspoiled
by Fortune, and not uplifted--I trust you will not, as a man of an open nature, suspect that I mean to flatter you, but will believe that all I mean is to excuse myself, these being my only excuses for my present intrusion.
Her glance was as direct and trustful as that of a young man yet unspoiled
by the world's wise lessons.
If I can put that aside, if I can eradicate the marks of what I have endured, and can emerge before the world--a--ha--gentleman unspoiled
, unspotted --is it a great deal to expect--I say again, is it a great deal to expect-- that my children should--hum--do the same and sweep that accursed experience off the face of the earth?