"Learn, caitiff, the expediency of uncalculating
Besides, if you were not the most uncalculating
girl in the world you would know that we could not go on like this for ever."
The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating
to meet and greet unknown fate.
He had himself been drinking more than was good for him, trying to turn his gloom into uncalculating
She was too young, and, to say the truth, too natural and uncalculating
, to be always remembering that Betts owned a good old-fashioned landed estate that was said to produce twenty, and which did actually produce eleven thousand a year, nett; and that his house in the country was generally said to be one of the very best in the state.
a creature of uncalculating
passion and instinctive freedom?
"Such an unworldly, uncalculating
, gossamer creature is a relief to him and an amusement.
If the absolutely pure, uncalculating
, unpractical spirit of adventure had ever ruled a human being, it ruled this be-patched youth.
Crime may be forgiven; uncalculating
sacrifice, blind trust, burning faith, other follies, may be turned to account; suffering, death itself, may with a grin or a frown be explained away; but passion is the unpardonable and secret infamy of our hearts, a thing to curse, to hide and to deny; a shameless and forlorn thing that tramples upon the smiling promises, that tears off the placid mask, that strips the body of life.
So Welcher's mathematics are slightly off when she declares that "the age [fifty-eight], which comes as a surprise to the uncalculating
reader, is right for Gulliver when his book was published" (p.
(7) The gestures Hanayama describes cannot be rooted merely in a sense of duty, for it is surely not an officer's duty to tie a prisoner's shoe; rather, they seem to Hanayama to reflect an uncalculating
sense of responsibility for others.
We get a glimpse of this freedom in what William Barclay calls 'help which is uncalculating
,' help not seen as a ticket to heaven.