,' cried Mrs Varden, shaking her head.
It seemed to be against the law of nature, by which everything hath a right to liberty; nay, it is even unchristian
, for it is not doing what we would be done by; but if I had imagined Miss Sophia would have been so much concerned at it, I am sure I never would have done it; nay, if I had known what would have happened to the bird itself: for when Master Jones, who climbed up that tree after it, fell into the water, the bird took a second flight, and presently a nasty hawk carried it away."
This wilful world hath not got hold of unchristian
Solomon's wisdom yet.
"How could he possibly embrace a faith which is unchristian
? Roman Catholicism is, so to speak, simply the same thing as unchristianity," he added with flashing eyes, which seemed to take in everybody in the room.
Not men whose own lives are unchristian
, nay, scandalous--not men who themselves use low instruments to carry out their ends--whose profession is a tissue of chicanery-- who have been spending their income on their own sensual enjoyments, while I have been devoting mine to advance the best objects with regard to this life and the next."
To suffer the Jew to pay himself would be dishonest, for it would be cheating my master; and unreasonable, for it were the part of a fool; and unchristian
, since it would be plundering a believer to enrich an infidel.''
Dismiss from your mind, I implore you, the unworthy and unchristian
prejudices of rank.
We are, in that respect, brag as we may of our national virtue, the most unchristian
people in the civilized world."
'I call that an unchristian
spirit now,' said the villain.
It was so blameless, so good a thing that there should be friendship between her and Philip; the motives that forbade it were so unreasonable, so unchristian
! But the severe monotonous warning came again and again,--that she was losing the simplicity and clearness of her life by admitting a ground of concealment; and that, by forsaking the simple rule of renunciation, she was throwing herself under the seductive guidance of illimitable wants.
To one or two rather officious offers of sympathy, her responses were little short of acrimonious; and, we regret to say, Hepzibah was thrown into a positively unchristian
state of mind by the suspicion that one of her customers was drawn to the shop, not by any real need of the article which she pretended to seek, but by a wicked wish to stare at her.