But look at the godly, honest, unostentatious
, hospitable, sociable, free-and-easy whaler!
She might, in an unostentatious
way, come to him again.
But Genoa's greatness has degenerated into an unostentatious
commerce in velvets and silver filagree-work.
She looked capable of scathing wit and also of high but unostentatious
We looked around for the two young men who had done this thing, but they had left the house in an unostentatious
manner immediately after the end of the song.
Pierre Joseph Genestas was an unostentatious
kind of Bayard.
He is not a gallant man, but he is a very humane one; and this, considering Jane Fairfax's illhealth, would appear a case of humanity to him;and for an act of unostentatious
kindness, there is nobody whom I would fix on more than on Mr.
Their numbers were small; their stations in life obscure; the object of their enterprise unostentatious
; the theatre of their exploits remote; how could they possibly be favorites of worldly Fame--that common crier, whose existence is only known by the assemblage of multitudes; that pander of wealth and greatness, so eager to haunt the palaces of fortune, and so fastidious to the houseless dignity of virtue; that parasite of pride, ever scornful to meekness, and ever obsequious to insolent power; that heedless trumpeter, whose ears are deaf to modest merit, and whose eyes are blind to bloodless, distant excellence?
The judgment and mind of the region reside in that solid, unostentatious
society, where each man knows the resources of his neighbor, where complete indifference is shown to luxury and dress,--pleasures which are thought childish in comparison to that of obtaining ten or twelve acres of pasture land,--a purchase coveted for years, which has probably given rise to endless diplomatic combinations.
your strength comes in, the faith in your ability for the digging of unostentatious
holes to bury the stuff in-- your power of devotion, not to yourself, but to an obscure, back-breaking business.
Accounts being wound up, and our professional connection disposed of, we both agreed that, as mammon was not our master, nor his service that in which we desired to spend our lives; as our desires were temperate, and our habits unostentatious
, we had now abundance to live on--abundance to leave our boy; and should besides always have a balance on hand, which, properly managed by right sympathy and unselfish activity, might help philanthropy in her enterprises, and put solace into the hand of charity.
Their one hope, said he, was unostentatious
flight from village to village till they reached civilization; and, for the hundredth time dissolved in tears, he demanded of the high stars why the Sahibs 'had beaten holy man'.