If he had indeed on previous occasions struck and impressed people who did not know him by his air of unhesitating
composure, he seemed now more haughty and self-possessed than ever.
"He only feels confident that you will do it," said Dorothea, in a voice as clear and unhesitating as that of a young chorister chanting a credo, "because you mean to enter Parliament as a member who cares for the improvement of the people, and one of the first things to be made better is the state of the land and the laborers.
He felt an odd mixture of delight and vexation: of delight that he could dwell and be cherished in her thought as in a pure home, without suspicion and without stint--of vexation because he was of too little account with her, was not formidable enough, was treated with an unhesitating benevolence which did not flatter him.
"Why, not a cruel man, exactly, but a man of leather,--a man alive to nothing but trade and profit,--cool, and unhesitating
, and unrelenting, as death and the grave.
With apparent absent-mindedness, yet with unhesitating
assurance that he was doing the right thing, Prince Vasili did everything to get Pierre to marry his daughter.
And Captain Duncan, his own good self once more, bent and rested a firm, unhesitating
hand on Michael's head.
Sir Charles, who, waiting to speak, had been repeatedly baffled by the hasty speeches of his wife and the unhesitating
replies of Trefusis, now turned angrily upon her, saying:
In Italy, to be sure, the light of the Renaissance had its palpable shadow; in breaking away from the medieval bondage into the unhesitating
enjoyment of all pleasure, the humanists too often overleaped all restraints and plunged into wild excess, often into mere sensuality.
What is the secret of Madame Fosco's unhesitating
devotion of herself to the fulfilment of my boldest wishes, to the furtherance of my deepest plans?
In her moral character, it is beautiful to behold her continual gladness, her keen enjoyment of existence, her expansive love, her unhesitating
confidence, her sympathy with suffering, her conscientiousness, truthfulness, and hopefulness.'
I only ask you to repose unhesitating
trust in me.'
Young Towers looked at him with increasing disgust when they met at the house on a Sunday, and secretly longed to try his ferret upon him, as a piece of vermin which that valuable animal would be likely to tackle with unhesitating