Death seems the only desirable sequel for a career like this; but Death is only a launching into the region of the strange Untried
; it is but the first salutation to the possibilities of the immense Remote, the Wild, the Watery, the Unshored; therefore, to the death-longing eyes of such men, who still have left in them some interior compunctions against suicide, does the all-contributed and all-receptive ocean alluringly spread forth his whole plain of unimaginable, taking terrors, and wonderful, new-life adventures; and from the hearts of infinite Pacifics, the thousand mermaids sing to them -- Come hither, broken-hearted; here is another life without the guilt of intermediate death; here are wonders supernatural, without dying for them.
Ablewhite's family have offered a reward, and no effort has been left untried
to discover the guilty persons.
There was no untried
refuge left for a moment's shelter from the terrible truth.
I left no art of persuasion untried
to convince him that such a resolution would injure the interests of Christianity, that to enter the Red Sea only to ravage the coasts would so enrage the Turks that they would certainly massacre all the Christian captives, and for ever shut the passage into Abyssinia, and hinder all communication with that empire.
We could not properly begin a pleasure excursion on Sunday; we could not offer untried
stomachs to so pitiless a sea as that.
Browning has been a multitude of persons; only (as Shakespeare's only untried
style was the simple one) almost never simple ones; and certainly he has controlled them all to profoundly interesting artistic ends by his own powerful personality.
Just now the apeling was developing those arboreal tendencies which were to stand him in such good stead during the years of his youth, when rapid flight into the upper terraces was of far more importance and value than his undeveloped muscles and untried
The sisters set out at a pace, slow as the feebleness of Marianne in an exercise hitherto untried
since her illness required;--and they had advanced only so far beyond the house as to admit a full view of the hill, the important hill behind, when pausing with her eyes turned towards it, Marianne calmly said,
She had been named, with proper observances, on the day she came off the stocks, no doubt, but she was very far yet from "having a name." Untried
, ignorant of the ways of the sea, she had been thrust amongst that renowned company of ships to load for her maiden voyage.
"I fancy that to do so wouldn't help us much; it would be a consumption of gas, and, consequently, of water, to little purpose; but, in our situation, we must not leave anything untried
; therefore, let us ascend!"
"But, my dear Monsieur Pierre," said she, "how do you explain the fact of a great man executing a duc- or even an ordinary man who- is innocent and untried
Steam-thawing--when even wood-burning was an untried
experiment, a dream in the air!