``Take it, then, unasked
,'' said Richard; ``the lion preys not on prostrate carcasses.
He went about with his unasked
question in his mind, as I did with my untold tale; we were both afraid of bringing dishonor on a great house.
Devotion is so rare, and we are so grateful to those who show it unasked
to those we love.
do you think she loves him unasked
, and yet refuse me who begged her hand like her slave."
Twice has she condescended to give me her opinion (unasked
too!) on this subject; and it was but the very Saturday night before I left Hunsford-- between our pools at quadrille, while Mrs.
As she drove out into the open country, Darya Alexandrovna had a delightful sense of relief, and she felt tempted to ask the two men how they had liked being at Vronsky's, when suddenly the coachman, Philip, expressed himself unasked
As I am found quite proof against this sort of artillery--for we scorn what, unasked
, is lavishly offered --she has recourse to the expedient of making noises; sometimes she sighs, sometimes groans, sometimes utters inarticulate sounds, for which language has no name.
But there was another fact of nearly the same size, which he never pushed upon anybody unasked
, and yet never withheld when asked: that was, that the reason he didn't quite succeed was, that he was interrupted and sent down over horse-tail himself.
Waters; and seeing two Irishmen unloading a scow of stone, I went, unasked
, and helped them.
Now it must be confessed that among the Doctor's failings and he had his share was a very masculine dislike of advice which was thrust upon him unasked
. He always listened with respect to the great-aunts, and often consulted Mrs.
In little more than a week after this I met him returning from a visit to the Wilsons'; and I now resolved to do him a good turn, though at the expense of his feelings, and perhaps at the risk of incurring that displeasure which is so commonly the reward of those who give disagreeable information, or tender their advice unasked
. In this, believe me, I was actuated by no motives of revenge for the occasional annoyances I had lately sustained from him, - nor yet by any feeling of malevolent enmity towards Miss Wilson, but purely by the fact that I could not endure that such a woman should be Mrs.
"Yet is it wise to leave it unasked
? You must not waste your life upon an 'if'!"