The unexpected news of the French having crossed the Niemen was particularly startling after a month of unfulfilled
expectations, and at a ball.
"Have you any unfulfilled
dreams, Anne?" asked Gilbert.
It was not despair; but it seemed to her as if life were passing by, leaving its promise broken and unfulfilled
. Yet there were other days when she listened, was led on and deceived by fresh promises which her youth held out to her.
Her smile however changed to a sigh when she remembered that promise to Willoughby was yet unfulfilled
, and feared she had that to communicate which might again unsettle the mind of Marianne, and ruin at least for a time this fair prospect of busy tranquillity.
The thought of a duty unfulfilled
shook off his torpor, and he hurried from the abode of drunkenness.
Together they groped in this difficult region, where the unfinished, the unfulfilled
, the unwritten, the unreturned, came together in their ghostly way and wore the semblance of the complete and the satisfactory.
He had unconsciously replied in terms that reminded her of the hard necessity which still remained unfulfilled
-- the necessity of telling him the story of the past.
If that were so, my sacrifice was nothing; my plainest obligation to her unfulfilled
; and every poor action I had shrunk from, I was hourly doing.
"It is among these frustrated impulses that I would find the biological basis of the unfulfilled
You took me on board when my vigour was exhausted, and I should soon have sunk under my multiplied hardships into a death which I still dread, for my task is unfulfilled
Having been at home a week or two partaking of the family beans, he had used his leisure in ascertaining a fact which was of considerable importance to him, namely, that his mother had a small sum in guineas painfully saved from her maiden perquisites, and kept in the corner of a drawer where her baby-linen had reposed for the last twenty years--ever since her son David had taken to his feet, with a slight promise of bow-legs which had not been altogether unfulfilled
Yours, I trust, as the mistress of Lowick, will not leave any yearning unfulfilled