When the persecuted companions of Robinson, exiles from their native land, anxiously sued for the privilege of removing a thousand leagues more distant to an untried
soil, a rigorous climate, and a savage wilderness, for the sake of reconciling their sense of religious duty with their affections for their country, few, perhaps none of them, formed a conception of what would be, within two centuries, the result of their undertaking.
Now the ten chosen archers from the King's bands came forth again and took their stand; and with them stood forth the twelve untried
men from the open lists.
He had feared that all of the untried
men possessed a great and correct confidence.
Would, at least, that either painter or mirror could convey to us some faint idea of a garment, already noticed in this legend,--the Lady Eleanore's embroidered mantle,--which the gossips whispered was invested with magic properties, so as to lend a new and untried
grace to her figure each time that she put it on
Why then did you find it necessary to take that one from a set, that was untried
in the practice of well-doing, when so excellent a subject as your cousin Katherine offered?
, ignorant of the ways of the sea, she had been thrust amongst that renowned company of ships to load for her maiden voyage.
The youngest man on board (barring the second mate), and untried
as yet by a position of the fullest respon- sibility, I was willing to take the adequacy of the others for granted.
If grocery, then it was to be hoped that no mother of a family would trust the teas of an untried
There is scarcely anything when a man is in difficulties that he is more disposed to look upon with abhorrence than a rightabout retrograde movement--a systematic going over of the already trodden ground: and especially if he has a love of adventure, such a course appears indescribably repulsive, so long as there remains the least hope to be derived from braving untried
Lead me there,” exclaimed Elizabeth; “let us leave no effort untried
I was at that stage when all her words, all her gestures, all her silences were a heavy trial to me, put a stress on my resolution, on that fidelity to myself and to her which lay like a leaden weight on my untried
I have an Irish imagination which makes the unknown and the untried
more terrible than they are.
He told her that the man was employed by himself and others who were working with him in that district, to paint these reminders that no means might be left untried
which might move the hearts of a wicked generation.
Nor could I wonder, judging even from my emotions, and I was no party in the suit, that to hearts so untried
and fresh it was a shock to come into the inheritance of a protracted misery, attended in the minds of many people with such dreadful recollections.
We could not properly begin a pleasure excursion on Sunday; we could not offer untried
stomachs to so pitiless a sea as that.