Whether any of the relatives of the seamen whose names appeared there were now among the congregation, I knew not; but so many are the unrecorded
accidents in the fishery, and so plainly did several women present wear the countenance if not the trappings of some unceasing grief, that I feel sure that here before me were assembled those, in whose unhealing hearts the sight of those bleak tablets sympathetically caused the old wounds to bleed afresh.
names and navies rust, and untold hopes and anchors rot; where in her murderous hold this frigate earth is ballasted with bones of millions of the drowned; there, in that awful water-land, there was thy most familiar home.
The history of the interval which I thus pass over must remain unrecorded
. My heart turns faint, my mind sinks in darkness and confusion when I think of it.
It is very interesting--partially since it is a bit of hitherto unrecorded
history, but principally from the fact that it records the story of a most remarkable revenge and the adventurous life of its innocent victim--Richard, the lost prince of England.
The people at the castle could not tell within half a genera- tion the length of time the man had been shut up there for his unrecorded
and forgotten offense; but this old wife knew; and so did her old child, who stood there among her married sons and daughters trying to realize a father who had been to her a name, a thought, a formless image, a tradition, all her life, and now was suddenly concreted into actual flesh and blood and set before her face.
I consented to a monument, although there is, to me, no more bitterly ridiculous outcome of human vanity than the blocks raised to tell posterity that John Smith, or Jane Jackson, late of this parish, was born, lived, and died worth enough money to pay a mason to distinguish their bones from those of the unrecorded
"Of course," continued the unwitting Clare, "I should have been glad to know you to be descended exclusively from the long-suffering, dumb, unrecorded
rank and file of the English nation, and not from the self-seeking few who made themselves powerful at the expense of the rest.
I can visualize the entire scene--the apelike Grimaldi men huddled in their filthy caves; the huge pterodactyls soaring through the heavy air upon their bat-like wings; the mighty dinosaurs moving their clumsy hulks beneath the dark shadows of preglacial forests--the dragons which we considered myths until science taught us that they were the true recollections of the first man, handed down through countless ages by word of mouth from father to son out of the unrecorded
dawn of humanity."
Thou Spirit, who led'st this glorious Eremite Into the desert, his victorious field Against the spiritual foe, and brought'st him thence By proof the undoubted Son of God, inspire, As thou art wont, my prompted song, else mute, And bear through highth or depth of Nature's bounds, With prosperous wing full summed, to tell of deeds Above heroic, though in secret done, And unrecorded
left through many an age: Worthy to have not remained so long unsung.
Having taught Numa the rudiments of being driven, he now urged him forward and there commenced as strange a journey as the unrecorded
history of the jungle contains.
He was made a baron in 1857 and died in 1859, deeply mourned both because of his manly character and because with him perished mostly unrecorded
a knowledge of the facts of English history more minute, probably, than that of any one else who has ever lived.
Her questions about the lieber Gott are better left unrecorded
, and I was relieved when she began about the angels.