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Usage examples for unequal

  1. Fair- play was broken on him, and they slew him in an unequal fight. – The Cattle-Raid of Cualnge (Tain Bo Cualnge) by Unknown
  2. There; the unequal corners hinder its flight- now pay attention!" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. I am far unequal to the task, both, in native genius and in education. – Robert Burns by Principal Shairp
  4. How unequal the fight must be between us, and how can I ever hope to conquer against the strength of her beauty and her wisdom? – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  5. The battle immediately began, though on very unequal terms. – The History of England, Volume I by David Hume
  6. Many before you have made unequal marriages; many will do so after you, but in every case I believe regret and disappointment followed. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  7. In one sense, no doubt, Shakespere is unequal- as life is. – A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
  8. Unequal, unfavorable to every bearer of the standard was the conflict. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  9. Then we have three things, of which the first is, though unequal, great at the close, while the other two rank with the greatest things Mr Arnold ever did. – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  10. If it is merely a proposition for an alliance, I think the terms of the treaty are unequal. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  11. Fear instantly seized upon our company; all involuntarily retreated, and seemed inclined to quit the unequal combat; all but myself, who, inflamed with grief and rage for the loss of my companion, determined either to revenge his death or perish in the attempt. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  12. He would be quite unequal to two; and besides,- pardon me,- from what he has said to me I fear there were unpleasant passages between you and him. – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  13. It may be divided, from our point of view, into two unequal parts, the smaller of which is in truth of the greater interest. – A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
  14. It was very evident that before night we should be obliged to engage in an unequal battle. – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée
  15. Coffee was brought in, served in small China cups; but all the coffee made in Egypt was too like the Nile mud for me to taste, and warm and fatigued with a walk through places from which the fresh air was excluded, I felt myself unequal to make the trial now. – Notes of an Overland Journey Through France and Egypt to Bombay by Miss Emma Roberts
  16. These notes are very unequal in value, owing to the manner in which they have been made. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  17. Supposing the reasons for and against the principles of religion were equal, yet the danger and hazard is so unequal, as would sway a prudent man to the affirmative. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  18. A battle unequal in every sense; a battle to the death. – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  19. Otherwise, I think the two pieces of unequal excellence, greatly preferring 'A Revenge' to 'Bell in Camp. – Figures of Several Centuries by Arthur Symons
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