uncandled

uncandled

(ʌnˈkændəld)
adj
1. poetic (of a room, place, object, or time period) not illuminated by candlelight
2. poetic (of darkness) not countered by candlelight
3. poetic (of a person) not in possession of a candle for candlelight
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--"In All The Argosy Of Your Bright Hair" The red-haired robber in the ravished bed Is doomsday driven, and averts his head, Turning to spurn the spoiled subjected body, That, lately lying altar for his ardor, Uncandled, scandalizes him, afraid he Has lost his lifetime in a moment's murder.
and there were times later when, musing, the thought occurred to him that possibly if it had not been for her he would not actually have attempted it--this a mere feeling, unworded, since he could not have phrased this either: that who to know what Capone's uncandled bridehood she might not have dreamed to be her destiny and fate, what fast car filled with authentic colored glass and machine guns, running traffic lights.
(26) By merely speculating about what the Tall Convict expects to find when he sets out on his rescue mission (a "living Garbo"), and what his girlfriend may or may not desire ("Capone's uncandled bridehood"), Faulkner reminds the reader that this novel--as opposed to those the Tall Convict reads--does not carry the "stamp of verisimilitude and authenticity."