Only the most unprejudiced
of men like Stubb, nowadays partake of cooked whales; but the Esquimaux are not so fastidious.
The first Saturday night of any other pleasure excursion might have been devoted to whist and dancing; but I submit it to the unprejudiced
mind if it would have been in good taste for us to engage in such frivolities, considering what we had gone through and the frame of mind we were in.
I won't speak of those deep currents which are astir in the still ocean of the people, and which are evident to every unprejudiced
man; let us look at society in the narrow sense.
This is one of those truths which, to a correct and unprejudiced
mind, carries its own evidence along with it; and may be obscured, but cannot be made plainer by argument or reasoning.
In the same way I thought that the sciences contained in books (such of them at least as are made up of probable reasonings, without demonstrations), composed as they are of the opinions of many different individuals massed together, are farther removed from truth than the simple inferences which a man of good sense using his natural and unprejudiced
judgment draws respecting the matters of his experience.
person would accept the green lights to be the eyes of a great snake, such as tradition pointed to living in the well-hole.
Thorpe's lodgings, and the feelings of the discerning and unprejudiced
reader of Camilla gave way to the feelings of the dutiful and affectionate son, as they met Mrs.
That is why I feel I can criticize,--I am unprejudiced
. You are Britishers, and you've got one eternal fault.
Really, you know, the way you harp on that one string would lead an unprejudiced
listener to conclude that you are prurient-minded--"
To be friendless is indeed to be unfortunate, but the hearts of men, when unprejudiced
by any obvious self-interest, are full of brotherly love and charity.
You're so unprejudiced
about some things, so used, as you say, to looking at the Gorgon, that I don't know why you're afraid to face our case, and see it as it really is--unless you think the sacrifice is not worth making."
Hear the truth, therefore, now, while you are unprejudiced
. Mr Elliot is a man without heart or conscience; a designing, wary, cold-blooded being, who thinks only of himself; whom for his own interest or ease, would be guilty of any cruelty, or any treachery, that could be perpetrated without risk of his general character.