Come, listen, my men, while I tell you again The five unmistakable
marks By which you may know, wheresoever you go, The warranted genuine Snarks.
Coventry Central, the pivot of the English system, stabs upward once in ten seconds its spear of diamond light to the north; and a point or two off our starboard bow The Leek, the great cloud-breaker of Saint David's Head, swings its unmistakable
green beam twenty-five degrees each way.
The report in its unmistakable
St Xavier's running script, and the brown, yellow, and lake-daubed map, was on hand a few years ago (a careless clerk filed it with the rough notes of E's second Seistan survey), but by now the pencil characters must be almost illegible.
On this subject we had long and animated discussions -- he maintaining the utter groundlessness of faith in such matters, -- I contending that a popular sentiment arising with absolute spontaneity- that is to say, without apparent traces of suggestion -- had in itself the unmistakable
elements of truth, and was entitled to as much respect as that intuition which is the idiosyncrasy of the individual man of genius.
There was an unmistakable
reference in this and a flattering comparison, so that it seemed to me I had gained a small advantage.
Hers was that gift of style which is as unmistakable
as the gift of song and which, like it, is sometimes to be found unexpectedly in any village or small town.
On that occasion Lady Arabella had shown him in an unmistakable
way what her feelings were; indeed, she had made it known to him, in a more overt way than pride should allow, that she wished to help and support him.
It was of excellent material, a sort of beige, but it bore unmistakable
signs of having been worn before.
And then suddenly, in the very dead of the night, there came a sound to my ears, clear, resonant, and unmistakable
It was one of those cases of a strange face so unmistakable
as to feel familiar.
There was a portrait within of a man strikingly handsome and intelligent-looking, but bearing unmistakable
signs upon his features of his African descent.
A shuffling quick step on the path; a running grumble of unmistakable
threats; a shambling moonlit figure seen in glimpses through the leaves, very near us for an instant, then hidden by the shrubbery as he passed within a few yards of our hiding-place.
which I made by crushing a black variety of berry and mixing it with water) before attaching my signature, when faintly from the valley far below came an unmistakable
sound which brought me to my feet, trembling with excitement, to peer eagerly downward from my dizzy ledge.
It was very disconcerting to look up in the midst of a sudden silence and find Gilbert's hazel eyes fixed upon her with a quite unmistakable
expression in their grave depths; and it was still more disconcerting to find herself blushing hotly and uncomfortably under his gaze, just as if -- just as if -- well, it was very embarrassing.
She was plainly dressed in white linen and a cool muslin blouse, but there was something about her, unmistakable
even to Trent, which placed her very far apart indeed from any woman likely to have become his unbidden guest.