And suddenly I rejoiced in the great se- curity of the sea as compared with the unrest of the land, in my choice of that untempted
life presenting no dis- quieting problems, invested with an elementary moral beauty by the absolute straightforwardness of its appeal and by the singleness of its purpose.
Yet she remains blameless and faithful to her role, untempted
and without culpability for Narnia's fall; she nevertheless is not innocent, but a woman from a fallen world, renewed in the younger Narnia, which itself lives on borrowed time.
is not the easy virtue possible to the untempted
but the great virtue possible only to the greatly tempted, and thus a type of the virtue personified.
Morgan called this an "audacity to be what they are," adding that Thorne was never "tempted to transform her work into 'installation art.'" (38) With this seemingly strange comment, given the legions of other painters similarly untempted
, Morgan reacts to a predilection to find mere image-making dreadfully insufficient, and also shows his sensitivity to the physically expansive qualities of Thorne's work.
He is a bizarre phenomenon, this politician who as he gets closer to mass influence sticks to his philosophical principles, seemingly untempted
by any desire to grab the main chance on any terms other than saying what he believes.
Spee is regrettably untempted
by this dramatic potential.
And suddenly I rejoiced in the great security of the sea as compared with the unrest of the land, in my choice of that untempted
life presenting no disquieting problems, invested with an elementary moral beauty by the absolute straightforwardness of its appeal and by the singleness of its purpose.
McLeish is hoping that his mid-field general remains untempted
to return to action for Scotland, unlike McGregor and Kris Boyd, who declined to play for Scotland while former manager George Burley was in charge of the team.
He was in that flock of eccentric telly egg-heads (such as Dr Magnus Pike), plucked from their natural academic habitat, hired to round up vast herds of untamed mainstream viewers, previously untempted
by a diet of hard science.
Vegans and others untempted
by meat offerings can find their fun in the neighborhood known as Walker's Point, which should cap off any girl's trip to Milwaukee.
May not a weak man, untempted
, prop a stronger man who is under temptation?
Accordingly, just as readers might lust after Elizabeth Smart's private, hidden self, so too is the narrator of By Grand Central Station fascinated by the poet's wife from the moment she steps off the bus in Monterey, with "her Madonna eyes, soft as the newly-born, trusting as the untempted