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It is distinctly ascertained that she expressly prohibited him from doing so; they continued to correspond to the last, and her affectionate, though unreadable, reminiscences, are sufficient proof that she at no time considered herself to be neglected, injured, or aggrieved.
" Jacobs, in his "Lives of the Poets," speaks of him as a multifarious writer of unreadable trash,and names but few of his productions.
There is something genuine, honest, gentlemanly, and unreadable in him.
He had studied the face of the big man from up north all during the scene, and he found the stern features unreadable.
In this term I accomplished the preparation of a volume of Mathematical Tracts on subjects which, either from their absolute deficiency in the University or from the unreadable form in which they had been presented, appeared to be wanted.
They were unreadable and produced no effect.
He remembered how her ladyship's grandson had compared her with the Sphinx; and it seemed to him to-night, as he studied her proud and tranquil beauty, that there was indeed something of the mysterious, the unreadable in that countenance, and that beneath its heroic calm there might be the ashes of tragic passion, the traces of a life-long struggle with fate.
He was, however, a man of some talent, though his poems are now hopelessly unreadable, and seems to have had a singular attraction for Johnson.
No other excuse at least can be given for the composition of one of the heaviest and most unreadable of dramatic performances, interesting now, if interesting at all, solely as a curious example of the result of bestowing great powers upon a totally uncongenial task.
The militarist monomania of Germany will have become incomprehensible; her Welt Politik literature incredible and unreadable....
He introduced the Pindaric ode into English, and wrote an epic poem on a biblical subjectthe Davideisnow quite unreadable.
Were there only a compensatory arrangement for this also in another class who should be driven by a like irresistible instinct to unreadable books, the heart of the political economist would be gladdened at seeing the substantial rewards of authorship so much more equally distributed by means of a demand adapted to the always abundant supply.
No wonder he stormed, for the impossible had been made not only consistent, but unreadable.
It is startling to find Mill's Logic described (1843) as a "great unreadable book, and its elaborate demonstration of axioms and truisms."
Sir James Stephenthe distinguished sire of two distinguished contributors, who may remind more than one editor of our generation of the Horatian saying, that "Fortes creantur fortibus et bonis, ... neque imbellera feroces Progenerant aquilae columbam" this excellent writer took a more just measure of the book which Jeffrey thought unreadable.
[Footnote 1: "(unreadable on original page) in Dryden's 'Conquest of Granada.'
He therefore sent off one of his men to him with a letter, written in almost unreadable German, to the effect that if he would come to Altenburg and resume command of the band which had gathered there from the remnants of his former troops who had been dispersed, he, Nagelschmidt, was ready to assist him to escape from his imprisonment in Dresden by furnishing him with horses, men, and money.
" Valencia's angry eyes questioned the unreadable ones of his majordomo; but he did not let go, and so the three stood for a moment longer.
Waring's eyes were unreadable.
In the glow of the hanging lamp, Starr's lined, grizzled features were as unreadable as carved bronze.
" Bondsman knew that she proffered sympathy, and he licked her hand lazily, gazing up at her with bright, unreadable eyes.
As a young manand it is to his earlier years that the bulk of the eclogues must be attributedSpagnuoli was noted for the elegance of his Latin verse; but his facility led him into over-production, and Tiraboschi reports his later writings as absolutely unreadable.
What is the good of reminding them, being so majestical, of Guizot's pertinent remark, 'that if a book is unreadable it will not be read,' or of the older saying, 'A great book is a great evil'?
The style of newspaper reporters is not without merit; it is very rarely unreadable; but for all its virtue it is rarely a well of English undefiled.