But it was not thus in the present case with the Pequod's sharks; though, to be sure, any man unaccustomed to
such sights, to have looked over her side that night, would have almost thought the whole round sea was one huge cheese, and those sharks the maggots in it.
But the Square is so unaccustomed to
the use of the moral terminology of Spaceland that I should be doing him an injustice if I were literally to transcribe his defence against this charge.
But I did get a jingle twice each day; and the amount of alcohol I consumed every day, if loosed in the system of one unaccustomed to
drink, would have put such a one on his back and out.
Meriem, entirely unaccustomed to
the companionship of such as Baynes, was fascinated by him.
From there on the homeward journey was slow, as these proud fighting men were unaccustomed to
the duties of porters.
From this it came to pass that Italy fell partly into the hands of the Church and of republics, and, the Church consisting of priests and the republic of citizens unaccustomed to
arms, both commenced to enlist foreigners.
The people had been drawing nearer and nearer, and drinking in the words of their champion, who spoke in accents long disused, like one unaccustomed to
converse, except with the dead of many years ago.
They were a timid race, and seemed unaccustomed to
the sight of white men.
In her character of a commissionaire she offered her services, and Adrienne, unaccustomed to
act for herself in such offices, was fain to accept them.
A difficulty of arranging their lips in this crude exposure to public scrutiny, an inability to balance their heads, and to dissociate self-consciousness from their features, was apparent in them, and showed that they were genuine country girls, unaccustomed to
Entirely unaccustomed to
water except in quantities sufficient for drinking and bathing purposes the red Martians instinctively shrank from it in such formidable depths and menacing activity.
in regeneration," said Pierre, with a trembling voice and some difficulty in utterance due to his excitement and to being unaccustomed to
speak of abstract matters in Russian.
You," says Adeimantus, ironically, in the sixth book, "are so unaccustomed to
speak in images.
sudden emergencies, her head began to swim, and her grip upon the bridle to relax.
If I am not careful I will grow unaccustomed to
being with people.