The cavalcade had not long passed, before the branches of the bushes that formed the thicket were cautiously moved asunder, and a human visage, as fiercely wild as savage art and unbridled
passions could make it, peered out on the retiring footsteps of the travelers.
It was a matter of public knowledge, they said, that after the conquest of King William, his Norman followers, elated by so great a victory, acknowledged no law but their own wicked pleasure, and not only despoiled the conquered Saxons of their lands and their goods, but invaded the honour of their wives and of their daughters with the most unbridled
license; and hence it was then common for matrons and maidens of noble families to assume the veil, and take shelter in convents, not as called thither by the vocation of God, but solely to preserve their honour from the unbridled
wickedness of man.
Don Quixote was on foot with his horse unbridled
and his lance leaning against a tree, and in short completely defenceless; he thought it best therefore to fold his arms and bow his head and reserve himself for a more favourable occasion and opportunity.
It is not at all probable that this unbridled
spirit would pay much respect to those regulations of trade by which particular States might endeavor to secure exclusive benefits to their own citizens.
I was conscious, even when I took the draught, of a more unbridled
, a more furious propensity to ill.
The two females, as they held each a hand of Ilbrahim, formed a practical allegory; it was rational piety and unbridled
fanaticism contending for the empire of a young heart.
The rest now took their seats and kept to their own several places, but Thersites still went on wagging his unbridled
tongue--a man of many words, and those unseemly; a monger of sedition, a railer against all who were in authority, who cared not what he said, so that he might set the Achaeans in a laugh.
Her retinue, her reserved compartment in the train, her pile of unnecessary trunks, portmanteaux, and strong-boxes, all helped to increase her prestige; while her wheeled chair, her sharp tone and voice, her eccentric questions (put with an air of the most overbearing and unbridled
imperiousness), her whole figure--upright, rugged, and commanding as it was--completed the general awe in which she was held.
and fed his horse, and as he re-entered the house the clock struck three.
We should be in continual squabbles with our guides and porters, and completely exposed to their unbridled
So they did not abstain; and, in the midst of the uproar, there was a frightful concert of blasphemies and enormities of all the unbridled
tongues, the tongues of clerks and students restrained during the rest of the year, by the fear of the hot iron of Saint Louis.
Moody was in no humor to make allowances for the unbridled
gayety of youth and good spirits.