The men were now set to work to fell trees, and the mountains echoed to the unwonted
sound of their axes.
But his exertions on this particular day had been of an unwonted
sort, and he had performed great physical feats which left him less jaded than his tranquil stroll through the Louvre.
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.
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
When he was under the influence of passion he had felt a singular vigour, and his mind had worked with unwonted
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.
Hilbery replied with unwonted
decision and authority.
It represented a woman, a young mother, flinging her little son over her head with one hand and catching him in the other, and I was entertaining myself on the hearth-rug with this pretty domestic scene when I heard an unwonted
sound from Porthos, and, looking up, I saw that noble and melancholic countenance on the broad grin.
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.
The excitement of the evening, the excitement of his unwonted
outburst, was still troubling him.
It was more than a month's hard- earned wages, and it reduced his stock of money amazingly; but when he added the hundred dollars he was to receive from the EXAMINER to the four hundred and twenty dollars that was the least THE YOUTH'S COMPANION could pay him, he felt that he had reduced the perplexity the unwonted
amount of money had caused him.
It seemed he would fly to pieces, so terrible was the control he was exerting, holding together by an unwonted
indecision the counter-forces that struggled within him for mastery.
He paused with swift awkwardness, again confounded by his unwonted
flow of speech.
Don't talk such nonsense, Cecily," cried the Story Girl with unwonted
sharpness, a sharpness we all understood.
And the unwonted
loudness of the voice--his voice--breaking the habitual stillness of that hour would have startled a person having much less reason to be constantly apprehensive, than the captive of Anthony's masterful generosity.