Usage examples for unmatched

  1. They were all joined in pairs, but none were rightly mated; all unmatched in size, form and color. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  2. The situation would have given satisfaction had there been any prospect of an equal contest, since man to man we were not unmatched, but it would be impossible for the occupants of these advanced posts to attempt conclusions with an enemy who could bring to their assistance a high- velocity Krupp and a 100 lb. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  3. In unmatched glee Dingee stood on the carriage way showing his teeth,- on the steps, striving in vain to clear her eyes so that she might see, was Mrs. Bywank; her kindly figure, which each succeeding year had gently developed, robed in her state dress of black silk. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  4. Here are a few of his sentences, selected almost at random from a long article: " In this swift day of unmatched opportunity, the Church is laboring, perplexed and heavy, over its message." – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  5. But the impulse behind the two tremendous assaults of Islam upon Europe seems to have been religious fanaticism of a character and extent unmatched in history. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  6. Though smaller than most of the immense churches which afterwards rose under Spanish skies, Leon remained in many respects unsurpassed and unmatched. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
  7. Making Forty Mile with a view to dissipating his newly found wealth in a gormandizing " jag," he sent the settlers in that ramshackle camp into wild excitement by producing nuggets of a size hitherto unmatched. – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  8. It is after an accumulation of seventeen proofs, hurled one upon another at the reader, of the mortality of the soul, that, letting himself loose at the highest emotional and imaginative tension, he breaks into that wonderful passage, which Virgil himself never equalled, and which in its lofty passion, its piercing tenderness, the stately roll of its cadences, is perhaps unmatched in human speech. – Latin Literature by J. W. Mackail
  9. Previous to the accident, they had been told that the tower was unsafe, and on that very morning, they were advised not to ring the bells again, until an examination of the building had taken place: but ring they would, and ring they did, and the result of their ringing was a death- knell unmatched in local history. – Recollections of Old Liverpool by A Nonagenarian
  10. Transcriber's Note: Unmatched quotation marks and spelling variants are presented as in the original text. – Ideas of Good and Evil by William Butler Yeats
  11. 16 Such was the end of the expedition to the Amazon; an expedition which, for its dangers and hardships, the length of their duration, and the constancy with which they were endured, stands, perhaps, unmatched in the annals of American discovery. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru by Prescott, William Hickling
  12. It was transcribed for Alfonso the Learned, and the work is perhaps unmatched. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan