The mulatto maid put her to bed, brought her a cup of tea as usual, laid everything straight in the room, and went away; but at three in the morning the bell rang again, and the two servants, hastening in at this unwonted
Poyser answering for the rest with unwonted
vivacity of tongue, for he had all the appropriate wedding-day jokes at his command.
The adventure began with David's coming to me at the unwonted
hour of six P.
There being nobody by, however, but a pauper old woman, who was rendered rather misty by an unwonted
allowance of beer; and a parish surgeon who did such matters by contract; Oliver and Nature fought out the point between them.
To be sure, it was an unwonted
performance: but he had learned to trust in men he knew, and to give them credit for a wisdom that outreached his own.
for though it was a most unwonted
hour, yet so impressive was the cry, and so deliriously exciting, that almost every soul on board instinctively desired a lowering.
It was thus with the Pequod's; at almost every shock the helmsman had not failed to notice the whirling velocity with which they revolved upon the cards; it is a sight that hardly any one can behold without some sort of unwonted
As soon as he was warm he began to think it would be a long while to wait till after supper before he drew out his guineas, and it would be pleasant to see them on the table before him as he ate his unwonted
There was an unwonted
light in his eyes, and a slight trembling of his lips.
The flies in the kitchen were lazy, teasing, and familiar, crawling about in the unwonted
places, on the floors, into drawers, and over the backs of the milkmaids' hands.
He proceeded with unwonted
stealth, for Kulonga had taught him great respect for the little sharp splinters of wood which dealt death so swiftly and unerringly.
The hard wood of the bow was extremely tough and this, with the strength and elasticity of my new string, gave me unwonted
confidence in my weapon.