Usage examples for unfold

  1. So they sat side by side, watching events unfold. – Lords of the Stratosphere by Arthur J. Burks
  2. I begin to unfold myself. – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  3. He was so surprised that he dropped everything he was doing to unfold and read it. – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  4. In language of poetical simplicity will he unfold and illustrate his text, and force home on the hearts and consciences of all, its lessons. – The Religious Life of London by J. Ewing Ritchie
  5. " I shall be pleased to escort you, Madame," he added, bowing politely to Madame Darbois, " and this child shall unfold to me on the way her ideas on the drama: they must be well worth hearing." – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  6. The idea really is to develop among the ruins of the old a new " creature"- a new creature which, while the old is suffering Degeneration from Neglect, is gradually to unfold, to escape away and develop on spiritual lines to spiritual beauty and strength. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  7. Only she knew how her heart beat; how sick she was with fear; how she shrank from that which the next minute might unfold! – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  8. She had watched the two buds with tender interest, and feared they would never unfold themselves. – White Lilac; or the Queen of the May by Amy Walton
  9. My heart hangs on thy word with trembling awe: What new giv'n law, Or what returning in Time's circling round Wilt thou unfold? – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  10. " Since it would be tedious to explain by letter all our necessities, we have sent to you the venerable father bishop of Beirout, and the holy man Arnulph, of the Order of Friars Preachers, who will faithfully and truly unfold the particulars to your venerable fraternity. – The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple by Charles G. Addison
  11. It was as if he had come to borrow a dollar and had been offered a thousand before he could unfold his case. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  12. The contrasts of human condition, then, that unfold themselves in the crowded street, may teach us our duty and our responsibility in lessening social inequality and need. – Humanity in the City by E. H. Chapin
  13. The qualities of the soul unfold silently their splendid wings. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  14. " He that doeth the king's business hath need to be a bold rider," returned Walter Skinner, with a look which was intended to convey the information that he could unfold mysteries were he so disposed. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  15. Pantulu did not reply immediately, and Gunga continued to unfold plans that were to include the obstinate son and a compromise. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  16. " I know nothing- you must tell me," she faltered out; and her visitor thereupon proceeded to unfold his story. – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton
  17. The earth seems to unfold itself to our view like an immense and variegated map, the predominant colour of which is green in all its shades and tints. – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion
  18. Now give to each child a square, and tell them to fold it so as to make two equal triangles; then to unfold it, and fold it into two equal oblongs. – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann