The novice in the military art flew from point to point, retarding his own preparations by the excess of his violent and somewhat distempered zeal; while the more practiced veteran made his arrangements with a deliberation that scorned every appearance of haste; though his sober lineaments and anxious eye sufficiently betrayed that he had no very strong professional relish for the, as yet, untried
and dreaded warfare of the wilderness.
By its perfect shape, its vigour, and its natural dexterity in the use of all its untried
limbs, the infant was worthy to have been brought forth in Eden: worthy to have been left there to be the plaything of the angels after the world's first parents were driven out.
She was young, untried
, nervous: it was a vision of serious duties and little company, of really great loneliness.
From the earliest dawn of the day, they had been in the fields, pressed to work under the driving lash of the overseers; for it was now in the very heat and hurry of the season, and no means was left untried
to press every one up to the top of their capabilities.
He objected to the courier, and with some show of reason, since he was about to venture upon new and untried
ground; but I thought he might as well learn how to take care of the courier now as later, therefore I enforced my point.
The sisters set out at a pace, slow as the feebleness of Marianne in an exercise hitherto untried
since her illness required;--and they had advanced only so far beyond the house as to admit a full view of the hill, the important hill behind, when pausing with her eyes turned towards it, Marianne calmly said,
Pendril; "I am very desirous you should not think that I have left any effort untried
I have an affection for the road yet(though it is not so pleasant a road as it was then), formed in the impressibility of untried
youth and hope.
There was no untried
refuge left for a moment's shelter from the terrible truth.
And ever as the day waned those who were left untried
of the witch-doctors grew madder and more fierce.
Ye know how ye brought me up to an untried
buck to make my weakness known.
I left no art of persuasion untried
to convince him that such a resolution would injure the interests of Christianity, that to enter the Red Sea only to ravage the coasts would so enrage the Turks that they would certainly massacre all the Christian captives, and for ever shut the passage into Abyssinia, and hinder all communication with that empire.