unhandselled

unhandselled

(ʌnˈhænsəld)
adj
not given a handsel
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Here was no man's garden, but the unhandselled globe.
(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.