No one wished it to be noticed that he could see nothing, for then he would have been unfit
for his office, or else very stupid.
After wandering along the lane for two hours, giving way to every variety of thought--re-considering events, determining probabilities, and reconciling herself, as well as she could, to a change so sudden and so important, fatigue, and a recollection of her long absence, made her at length return home; and she entered the house with the wish of appearing cheerful as usual, and the resolution of repressing such reflections as must make her unfit
The bread-fruit, however, is never used, and is indeed altogether unfit
to be eaten, until submitted in one form or other to the action of fire.
A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit
to be the ruler of a free People.
As for angels, it is not comical enough, to put them in anti-masques; and anything that is hideous, as devils, giants, is on the other side as unfit
An honest farmer had once an ass that had been a faithful servant to him a great many years, but was now growing old and every day more and more unfit
Hence it is evident that a city is a natural production, and that man is naturally a political animal, and that whosoever is naturally and not accidentally unfit
for society, must be either inferior or superior to man: thus the man in Homer, who is reviled for being "without society, without law, without family.
Perhaps his taciturnity hid a contempt for the human race which had abandoned the great dreams of his youth and now wallowed in sluggish ease; or perhaps these thirty years of revolution had taught him that men are unfit
for liberty, and he thought that he had spent his life in the pursuit of that which was not worth the finding.
Don't, pray don't, risk hardships which you are unfit
She was quite unfit
, poor soul, to intercede for me, or to serve my interests in any way.
He walked to and fro in the small room, which seemed then to grow even smaller and unfit
to hold his dignity, the attribute of a supreme warrior.
THE RIVERS joined together to complain to the Sea, saying, "Why is it that when we flow into your tides so potable and sweet, you work in us such a change, and make us salty and unfit
Then I decline to interfere," said the Governor, with asperity; "a man who abuses his office by making it serve a private end and purvey a personal advantage is unfit
to be free.
The house was standing, still vacant and conspicuously unfit
, when I last heard of it, some twenty years afterward.
They gave out that they knew how to weave stuffs of the most beautiful colors and elaborate patterns, the clothes manufactured from which should have the wonderful property of remaining invisible to everyone who was unfit
for the office he held, or who was extraordinarily simple in character.