The family agreed in considering this unhappy person as undeserving
of notice or benefit.
"No, Miss Manette; all through it, I have known myself to be quite undeserving
. And yet I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire--a fire, however, inseparable in its nature from myself, quickening nothing, lighting nothing, doing no service, idly burning away."
Well, he is a very undeserving
young man-- and I do not suppose there's the least chance in the world of her ever getting him now.
He said, it was not from a motive of vain curiosity he had inquired, but in order to punish the fellow; at least, that he might not ignorantly confer favours on the undeserving
"It can't be denied that undeserving
people have been legatees, and even residuary legatees.
"I should be undeserving
of the confidence you have honoured me with, if I felt no desire for its continuance, or no farther curiosity on its subject.
Our sorrows were not heightened by the consciousness of undeserving
"Gentlemen," resumed the orator, "I repeat that the distance between the earth and her satellite is a mere trifle, and undeserving
of serious consideration.
When the girls named him, an undeserving
stigma was cast upon the noble family of swine.
Now you know we're obliged to put people into those houses to take care of 'em--very often undeserving
people that we can't depend upon.
We are confirmed in this belief by a little circumstance, apparently slight and trivial in itself, but when considered in this point of view, not undeserving
I were undeserving
his grace did I not peril it for his good.