To those untravelled there, the traveller's account must always seem unintelligible and fantastic.
At once, O untravelled reader, you see how lunatic and blasphemous is the realm I am trying to describe to you in the language of John Barleycorn's tribe.
How vain and foolish, then, thought I, for timid untravelled
man to try to comprehend aright this wondrous whale, by merely poring over his dead attenuated skeleton, stretched in this peaceful wood.
Among them were journals and letters narrating expeditions by sea, and journeys to and fro across the Rocky Mountains by routes before untravelled
, together with documents illustrative of savage and colonial life on the borders of the Pacific.
Exciting the crowd would have been to untravelled
humans of civilization, and exciting it was to Jerry; although to Tom Haggin and Captain Van Horn it was a mere commonplace of everyday life.
Or what is there apart from the traditions of dungeoned warriors and kings (which will not wholly account for it) that makes the White Tower of London tell so much more strongly on the imagination of an untravelled
American, than those other storied structures, its neighbors --the Byward Tower, or even the Bloody?
To the peasants of old times, the world outside their own direct experience was a region of vagueness and mystery: to their untravelled
thought a state of wandering was a conception as dim as the winter life of the swallows that came back with the spring; and even a settler, if he came from distant parts, hardly ever ceased to be viewed with a remnant of distrust, which would have prevented any surprise if a long course of inoffensive conduct on his part had ended in the commission of a crime; especially if he had any reputation for knowledge, or showed any skill in handicraft.
The only insurmountable obstacle was that I had no vessel to contain the water I should need if I floated forth upon these untravelled
And even of what he knew, how much could he make his untravelled
friend either apprehend or believe?
I may as well take this occasion to remark, that all the subsequent conversation in which the Mummy took a part, was carried on in primitive Egyptian, through the medium (so far as concerned myself and other untravelled
members of the company) -- through the medium, I say, of Messieurs Gliddon and Buckingham, as interpreters.
While the road ahead is tough and untravelled
, we must not tarry.
An altered look about the hills; A Tyrian light the village fills; A wider sunrise in the dawn; A deeper twilight on the lawn; A print of a vermilion foot; A purple finger on the slope; A flippant fly upon the pane; A spider at his trade again; An added strut in chanticleer; A flower expected everywhere; An axe shrill singing in the woods; Fern-odors on untravelled
roads,-- All this, and more I cannot tell, A furtive look you know as well, And Nicodemus' mystery Receives its annual reply.