Usage examples for uncut

  1. Marius, however, observing that such things were not suited to his fortunes, clad in a mean dress, with his hair uncut from the day that he had been an exile, and now above seventy years of age, advanced with slow steps, wishing to make himself an object of compassion; but there was mingled with his abject mien more than his usual terrific expression of countenance, and through his downcast looks he showed that his passion, so far from being humbled, was infuriated by his reverses of fortune. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  2. I think I could almost find you any one you wanted in the dark, or in the twilight at least, which would allow me to distinguish whether the top edge was gilt, red, marbled, or uncut – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  3. The book chosen with care remains uncut the sense of physical and mental rest is too exquisite to be broken by any effort, even the reading of a favorite author. – The Ways of Men by Eliot Gregory
  4. As it was uncut he could only judge by its colour. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  5. Gathered sheets are sewn in the same way, and are more easily knocked up than when sewn on cords and the threads left uncut after the old style instead of on metal bands. – Practical Bookbinding by Paul Adam
  6. When I came quite near, I saw that with every bump of the two floes against the bows, his face shook in response, and nodded a little; strange to say, he had no covering on his head, and I noted the play of the faint breezes in his uncut hair. – The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel
  7. Duchess Susan was distinguished coming across a broad uncut meadow, tirra- lirraing beneath a lark, Caseldy in attendance on her. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  8. Let all the attendants stand by, each with a fresh bottle, with only one uncut string. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  9. All day we waited a lull in the gale, for our tree was still uncut still out in the Shanty- Field Woods. – The Hills of Hingham by Dallas Lore Sharp
  10. With these facts before us, we may, I trust, anticipate the continued prosperity of the Colony; and though it be possible there may be a diminution in the exports of the staple commodities in this and the succeeding quarter, yet we must take into consideration that the season had been unfavorable, in some districts, previous to the 1st August, therefore a larger proportion of the crops remained uncut and we may ask, whether a continuance of compulsory labor would have produced a more favorable result? – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  11. Grace ruffled the uncut pages of her book without looking up, then yawned shamelessly: " She's decided to try living with him for awhile, and if they find life agreeable she'll marry him. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  12. Small 8vo, handsomely bound in white vellum cloth, with cover design in gold and colors, gilt top, uncut edges, with slip covers in scarlet. – Nautilus by Laura E. Richards
  13. Small 8vo, tastefully bound in white vellum cloth, illuminated in gold and colors, gilt top, uncut edges, with slip cover in scarlet. – Nautilus by Laura E. Richards
  14. She often kept volumes by her side for weeks with the pages uncut waiting until he could find time to read them aloud. – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  15. Of an evening in early September, Guy Landers turned out from the uncut grass of the farm- yard into the yellow, beaten dust of the country road. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  16. Harry had drawn the ring with the square uncut emerald from his finger, and now he held it out. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  17. He descended into the garden, but no one came to meet him; and he understood now from the uncut grass upon the lawn, the tangled disorder of the flowerbeds, that no one would come. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  18. Thou knowest how the rains have held it back till it seems that the snows may cover the uncut grain if the farmers make not haste. – Cedric, the Forester by Bernard Gay Marshall
  19. Tone down such brightness as hers was, and you have but an uncut diamond, or a plant that may possibly last a little longer because its blossom, its fruit, and with them its beauties, have been cut off to preserve the dull stem to the utmost. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent