The usual "Sports" were to take place--such as running, jumping, "putting" the hammer, throwing cricket-balls, and the like--and the whole was to wind up with a Foot-Race of unexampled
length and difficulty in the annals of human achievement between the two best men on either side.
Lady Susan was unable to express her sense of such kindness, yet knew not, from a variety of reasons, how to part with her daughter; and as, though her own plans were not yet wholly fixed, she trusted it would ere long be in her power to take Frederica into the country herself, concluded by declining entirely to profit by such unexampled
"Certainly, you must give the orders, for I intend residing at the house." It was unexampled
for a servant of the count's to dare to dispute an order of his, so the steward, without saying a word, followed his master, who got into the carriage, and signed to him to follow, which he did, taking his place respectfully on the front seat.
It will appear, from the specimens which have been cited, that the American Confederacy, in this particular, stands discriminated from every other institution of a similar kind, and exhibits a new and unexampled
phenomenon in the political world.
Nor needst thou count this wonderful, for things and chances fall to the lot of such knights in ways so unexampled
and unexpected that I might easily give thee even more than I promise thee."
Pardon this gush of sorrow; these ineffectual words are but a slight tribute to the unexampled
worth of Henry, but they soothe my heart, overflowing with the anguish which his remembrance creates.
I can no longer help thanking you for your unexampled
kindness to my poor sister.
"Sir Wingrave," he said, "I apologize most humbly for what I am about to say, but as the agent of your estates in this county and your--er--legal adviser with regard to them, I am forced to ask you whether you are quite determined upon this--most unexampled
piece of generosity.
Elton actually making violent love to her: availing himself of the precious opportunity, declaring sentiments which must be already well known, hopingfearingadoringready to die if she refused him; but flattering himself that his ardent attachment and unequalled love and unexampled
passion could not fail of having some effect, and in short, very much resolved on being seriously accepted as soon as possible.
This view of Marner's personality was not without another ground than his pale face and unexampled
eyes; for Jem Rodney, the mole-catcher, averred that one evening as he was returning homeward, he saw Silas Marner leaning against a stile with a heavy bag on his back, instead of resting the bag on the stile as a man in his senses would have done; and that, on coming up to him, he saw that Marner's eyes were set like a dead man's, and he spoke to him, and shook him, and his limbs were stiff, and his hands clutched the bag as if they'd been made of iron; but just as he had made up his mind that the weaver was dead, he came all right again, like, as you might say, in the winking of an eye, and said "Good-night", and walked off.
But the incident, though of the purest originality, unexampled
, and probably never to be repeated, is one, I think, which appeals to the generous sympathies of mankind.
The glorious past, in which men and women grew to unexampled
size, intruded too much upon the present, and dwarfed it too consistently, to be altogether encouraging to one forced to make her experiment in living when the great age was dead.