Usage examples for unmanned

  1. " It is painful, terrible-" He could not go on, but stood before her unmanned. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  2. They had destroyed the few unmanned ones that had been put up. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  3. She had gone evidently, bearing her humiliation, leaving him in doubt and fear, to endure a torture of the soul which well- nigh unmanned him. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  4. They were intended to handle unmanned rocket shipments of supplies to the Platform. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  5. The blow was a terrible one, and for a moment he was completely unmanned. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  6. For the time he felt utterly unmanned, and might have even fainted, or burst into tears, but for the consciousness that Solomon Coe was sitting opposite to him. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  7. Here was the man of a million and more, who would dash off a note to his stock- broker, to buy or sell a hundred thousand pounds' worth of stock- who would draft a resolution of the bank of which he was the chairman, directing an operation which would make men open their eyes, without the tremor of a nerve or the hesitation of a moment- unmanned, helpless, distracted in the endeavour to write a note to a young and inexperienced girl! – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  8. The suddenness of the departure, without an opportunity of even a moment's leave- taking, completely unmanned me. – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  9. Thus, about two and one- half of your years ago, a starship of that race sent down a sensing element- unmanned, of course- to check your state of development. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  10. The judge so worked upon his own feelings that presently any mention of Norton's name utterly unmanned him. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  11. Hood, who came next, was quite unmanned. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  12. This was the bony hand that held my hand, The shoulders whereon all my world might stand: They fell, but in their fall was I unmanned? – Poems New and Old by John Freeman
  13. When he was well, his too darkly stained past life troubled him little; but when he was unmanned by weakness, he was incapable of fighting the ghastly demon that forced upon his memory in painful vividness those very deeds which he would most willingly have forgotten. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. He was utterly overcome, and unmanned for the moment. – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  15. I had not for a moment allowed my mind to dwell more than I could help on our too possible fate; indeed, it would almost have unmanned me to contemplate the hardships to which the young ladies must inevitably be exposed even at the best. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. " Captivity has unmanned me," he said to himself, as he sat down upon a mossy fragment of stone in the silent forest path, and the utter silence and calm seemed refreshing. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  17. The question was how to find her; the great crags lay between me and the land of delight; and when I hurried out of the college, the thought of the descent and its dangers fairly unmanned me. – The Child of the Dawn by Arthur Christopher Benson
  18. The touch of the soft, uncertain little fingers almost unmanned me. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  19. Unmanned by a motley fool! – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  20. The ceremony was performed in connection with the family devotions, and quite unmanned me. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller