Welland imparted, blanched and demolished by the unwonted
obligation of having at last to fix her eyes on the unpleasant and the discreditable.
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.M., carrying what looked like a packet of sandwiches, but proved to be his requisites for the night done up in a neat paper parcel.
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.
"Verily," replied the Pharisee; "let us hasten: for this generosity in the heathen is unwonted
; and fickle-mindedness has ever been an attribute of the worshippers of Baal."
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.