For, though himself and boat's crew remained untainted
, and though his ship was half a rifle-shot off, and an incorruptible sea and air rolling and flowing between; yet conscientiously adhering to the timid quarantine of the land, he peremptorily refused to come into direct contact with the Pequod.
It was so good to open up one's lungs and take in whole luscious barrels-ful of the blessed God's untainted
, dew-fashioned, woodland- scented air once more, after suffocating body and mind for two days and nights in the moral and physical stenches of that intolerable old buzzard-roost
It was just what it ought to be, and it looked what it wasand Emma felt an increasing respect for it, as the residence of a family of such true gentility, untainted
in blood and understanding.
I will go out until the day, until the morning break-- Out to the wind's untainted
kiss, the water's clean caress; I will forget my ankle-ring and snap my picket stake.
The glee of a score of untainted
bosoms was heard in light and airy voices, which danced among the trees like sunshine become audible; the grown men of this weary world, as they journeyed by the spot, marvelled why life, beginning in such brightness, should proceed in gloom; and their hearts, or their imaginations, answered them and said, that the bliss of childhood gushes from its innocence.
The love that is given to ships is profoundly different from the love men feel for every other work of their hands - the love they bear to their houses, for instance - because it is untainted
by the pride of possession.
The ecclesiastical historian, too, looking into parliamentary reports of that period, finds honourable members zealous for the Church, and untainted
with any sympathy for the "tribe of canting Methodists," making statements scarcely less melancholy than that of Mr.
Several times in those three years, cast up at the Temple of the Tirthankars in Benares the lama, a little thinner and a shade yellower, if that were possible, but gentle and untainted
For the smells of the dawning, untainted
, ere dew has departed
From more than fiends on earth, Thy life and love are riven, To join the untainted
mirth Of more than thrones in heaven -
The pure strain of the blood of this first black man has remained untainted
by admixture with other creatures in the race of which I am a member; but from the sixteen-legged worm, the first ape and renegade black man has sprung every other form of animal life upon Barsoom.
If a grandly gifted man may drag his pride and his manhood in the dirt for bread rather than starve with the nobility that is in him untainted
, the excuse is a valid one.