The outskirt of the garden in which Tess found herself had been left uncultivated
for some years, and was now damp and rank with juicy grass which sent up mists of pollen at a touch; and with tall blooming weeds emitting offensive smells--weeds whose red and yellow and purple hues formed a polychrome as dazzling as that of cultivated flowers.
Within the court a great herd of thoats and zitidars moved restlessly about, cropping the moss-like ochre vegetation which overgrows practically the entire uncultivated
area of Mars.
She is completely uncultivated
," Winterbourne went on.
Fine manners show themselves formidable to the uncultivated
In the elbow thus formed the country is of varied character, sometimes luxuriantly fertile, and sometimes extremely bare; fields of maize succeeded by wide spaces covered with broom-corn and uncultivated
This makes him a standing puzzle to the huge number of uncultivated
people who have been brought up in tasteless homes by commonplace or disagreeable parents, and to whom, consequently, literature, painting, sculpture, music, and affectionate personal relations come as modes of sex if they come at all.
All round this garden, in the uncultivated
parts, red partridges ran about in conveys among the brambles and tufts of junipers, and at every step of the comte and Raoul a terrified rabbit quitted his thyme and heath to scuttle away to the burrow.
How vast and dark it must be tonight, lying exposed to the wind; and in all this great space it was curious to think how few the towns were, and how small little rings of light, or single glow-worms he figured them, scattered here and there, among the swelling uncultivated
folds of the world.
Though superior to most children of their years in abilities, they were decidedly behind them in attainments; their manners were uncultivated
, and their tempers unruly.
Even this girl, with her coarse questions and her uncultivated
manners, was a welcome intruder on my solitude: she offered me a refuge from myself.
The savage element in humanity--let the modern optimists who doubt its existence look at any uncultivated
man (no matter how muscular), woman (no matter how beautiful), or child (no matter how young)--began to show itself furtively in his eyes, to utter itself furtively in his voice.
I did indeed admire this scene, when I compared it with an uncultivated
one in the temperate zones.
Beside, there were wafted to me evidences of unexplored and uncultivated
continents on the other side.
Art has not yet come to its maturity if it do not put itself abreast with the most potent influences of the world, if it is not practical and moral, if it do not stand in connection with the conscience, if it do not make the poor and uncultivated
feel that it addresses them with a voice of lofty cheer.
The foregoing occurrences had struck a spark from the stern tempers of a set of beings so singularly moulded in the habits of their uncultivated
lives, which served to keep alive among them the dying embers of family affection.