Usage examples for unmask

  1. So composed was her manner, so calmly happy, that Captain Stuart could not forbear to unmask the sham, and let the poor man know how he had been bewept yesterday at even. – The Story of Old Fort Loudon by Charles Egbert Craddock
  2. It is not in any man's power, nor even in the power of the law, to unmask my incognito. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  3. But the moment had come to unmask him. – Station Amusements by Lady Barker
  4. It was necessary, then, for him to arm himself with new and infallible proofs; but if the intrigue he was required to unmask still existed, he did not despair of detecting something certain, aided by the general knowledge he had of the private habits and ways of Camors. – Monsieur de Camors, v3 by Octave Feuillet
  5. Now the Entente States unmask themselves as world despoilers and murderers of the proletariat.... – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  6. Yes, I know her very well, for I saw a gentleman unmask her on the balcony above there, to kiss her. – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  7. Each guest upon entering was conducted directly to the presence of Joseph Maillard himself, or of his wife; was bidden to unmask in this private audience, and was then presented with a favour and sent forth masked anew to the festivities. – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  8. She comes out in blazing armour if you unmask a battery. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  9. I thought it was about time to unmask, so I said- retrieving my hand- that I wasn't a regular kitchen mechanic but a volunteer. – Jane Journeys On by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  10. Would some one unmask him, or would he be forced to do it himself, that he might find the peace of mind which he so ardently desired? – If Any Man Sin by H. A. Cody
  11. At supper Nickie declined to unmask. – The Missing Link by Edward Dyson
  12. With the arms of the real wife about his neck, he trembled with the desire to be off to the side of the deceived one, there to unmask himself, to grovel at her feet and then to fly from the world. – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. " The arts used to discover the mystery and make me unmask were innumerable and almost incredible; but I baffled them all, and began, after a time, rather to enjoy the sensation I created than otherwise. – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming
  14. The woman with the Madonna face may unmask and show the lineaments of a common shrew in her chamber. – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  15. All their old suspicions of her had revived in full force; they were certain she was in league with somebody, and for no good purpose, and they were determined that at last they would unmask her and expose her duplicity. – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  16. Public security demanded that some means be found to unmask the secret of this terrible chauffeur. – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  17. If you happened to find a friend, and wanted to unmask, you would not want to look horrid. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  18. But it's against all the rules to try to unmask me! – The Madness of May by Meredith Nicholson
  19. It is your duty, Holy Father, to discover to the orthodox Emperor the traitors who hide themselves amongst his Roman subjects, and I call upon you to unmask his enemies. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn