Here was no man's garden, but the unhandselled
destroy the old or to build the new, but out of unhandselled
(8) While Davis exemplifies empathetic communities of women interacting with nature and others, Emerson urges his readers to venture alone into "unhandselled
savage nature" to seek "periods of solitude, inquest, and self-recovery" ("The American Scholar" 63).
I give you the Universe new and unhandselled
every hour" (Journals, 7: 25, 16, emphasis added)--but Faulkner hyperverbally licks his Mississippi "postage stamp" and mails it to wider America.
So, for instance, his often exquisite, sometimes archaic diction ("gravid" "without cess' "unhandselled
") will deliberately take the poem in an unexpected or comic direction.