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Usage examples for unblemished

  1. A schoolmaster gets to learn that nothing is impossible; a boy of apparently unblemished character will behave suddenly in a manner that makes one despair of human nature, a black sheep will act and speak like an angel of light. – The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. At the age of fifty- nine, the grim veteran succeeded in finding a young lady of unblemished descent and much marked with the small- pox, who consented to accept the only hand which Sir George had to offer. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. Unblemished virtue marked his bright career- philanthropy his whole course- integrity his entire conduct- justice his every action. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  4. It was an inspiring picture: the picture of a gentleman, far past the age when men can start afresh and achieve success, despoiled by another and stripped of all he had in the world, yet standing upright and tranquil; a just man walking in his integrity; a brave man facing the world; firm as an immovable rock; serene as an unblemished morning. – Santa Claus's Partner by Thomas Nelson Page
  5. Every duel drops through, where the challenger recalls his dummen jungen, and this he can do with unblemished honour, if he has convinced himself that the other did not insult him purposely. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  6. As a citizen he sustained an unblemished character. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  7. A man may be able, educated, refined, of unblemished character, nevertheless if he lack the power to express himself, put forth his views in good and appropriate speech he has to take a back seat, while some one with much less ability gets the opportunity to come to the front because he can clothe his ideas in ready words and talk effectively. – How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin
  8. He was a man of unblemished character, and the writer of greatest learning and of the greatest note at that time in Alexandria; being also of a great age, he well deserved the honour of being sent on the embassy to Caligula. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 11 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  9. That such a man as Dean Stanley, for instance- a scholar, a man of unblemished life, whose purity of soul and natural nobility of character lifted him high above the average of man- was also a devout Christian, and a pillar of the Church of England, has been, and is still, a solid guarantee to thousands who remember his example that the religion which was able to light his feet through the valley of death, and to sustain his heart while life was ebbing, must be true. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  10. That man of decent appearance and melancholy aspect, who lifted his hat as you passed him in the yard, is a person of unblemished character. – The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smollett
  11. For this purpose, they should be chosen of unblemished character, whose respectability and exemplary conduct would assist to give weight to the doctrines which flow from their lips. – The Present Picture of New South Wales (1811) by David Dickinson Mann
  12. Somehow, to Hamil, the sunshine seemed to reveal more petty defects in this semi- tropical landscape than he could have divined the night before under the unblemished magic of the stars. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  13. " Then it comes to this: Supposing that woman's statement to be true, the private history of a poor lady who has lived an unblemished life in this village for many years is to be dragged to light- for what? – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  14. Adored by all, her reputation was always unblemished. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  15. Very gently he lifted one of her hands and looked at it almost curiously- this small white hand so innocently smooth- as unblemished as a child's- this unsullied little hand that for an instant seemed to be slowly relaxing its grasp on the white simplicity around her- here in this dim, fresh, fragrant world of hers, called, intimately, her room. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  16. He sustained an unblemished private character and discharged all the social relations of life with faithfulness and fidelity. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  17. After all though, I believe the fellow is out to redeem his character, his isn't an unblemished record. – The Secret of the Tower by Hope, Anthony
  18. No, I have sworn that this love shall wave pure and unblemished, like a glorious banner over my whole life; come death rather than dishonor! – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  19. Not by the causeway, I should say, smiling again, and glancing at the unblemished top- boots. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
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