We, belonging to other vessels moored all about the Circular Quay in Sydney, used to shake our heads at her with a great sense of the unblemished
virtue of our own well-loved ships.
They will be also careful to use their power with moderation, as there are others to whom full power is delegated to censure their conduct; for it is very serviceable to the state to have them dependent upon others, and not to be permitted to do whatsoever they choose; for with such a liberty there would be no check to that evil particle there is in every one: therefore it is [1319a] necessary and most for the benefit of the state that the offices thereof should be filled by the principal persons in it, whose characters are unblemished
, and that the people are not oppressed.
If he had been wavering before as to what he should do, which had often seemed likely, the advice and intreaty of so near a relation might settle every doubt, and determine him at once to be as happy as dignity unblemished
could make him.
But the feelings of the past could not be recalled.--Nothing could restore him with a faith unbroken--a character unblemished
, to Marianne.
He could not deplore (as Thackeray's heroes so often exasperated him by doing) that he had not a blank page to offer his bride in exchange for the unblemished
one she was to give to him.
He showed in the pink of health; his unblemished
, smooth-shaven skin shouted advertisement of his splendid physical condition.
reputation of the bedroom was dear to Emily, in her capacity of queen.
A person of unblemished
character, evidently--but not without visible drawbacks.
A beautiful woman, a clever woman, a woman of unblemished
character, and a woman who truly loves you.
"I mean that the wife of the first magistrate in the capital shall not, by her infamy, soil an unblemished
name; that she shall not, with one blow, dishonor her husband and her child."
Irwine was in the witness-box, telling of Hetty's unblemished
character in her own parish and of the virtuous habits in which she had been brought up.
character, and your prospect of being established honorably in a respectable house."