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  1. When he did come he should still be prepared to make the passage; but to talk of such an attempt without the Armada was senseless, and he denounced the madness of that proposition to his Majesty in vehement and unmeasured terms. ” – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  2. When tea and coffee were first introduced both were denounced in unmeasured terms, but the opposition was not so bitter or as lasting. ” – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  3. He had the commissary in charge of the provisions summoned, and reproached him in such unmeasured terms that the latter turned pale, and could find no words to justify himself, whereupon the Emperor became still more violent, and uttered terrible threats. ” – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. “ " If you should ever chance to risk it for yourself," said I, with unmeasured scorn, " you'll risk it for the greatest fool and the cowardliest rogue that ever shamed the name of man. ” – The Shame of Motley by Raphael Sabatini
  5. The vast and formless creations of the writer's boundless fancy completely master him; his aspirations after the immense too frequently leave him content with the simply unmeasured – A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
  6. “ Mr. Hawkehurst had secured this delightful abode for a considerable term of years, and upon the furnishing and decoration of the pretty rustic rooms Charlotte and he lavished unmeasured care. ” – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  7. His relief at the sight of the 'honest British face' of his Rector was unmeasured but words to describe it were denied him. ” – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James
  8. What unmeasured contempt he pours out upon the lives and ambitions of most of them! ” – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  9. “ Columbus traced, with swift exploring eye, The immense of waves that here exalted lie, The realms that mound the unmeasured magazine, The far blue main, the climes that stretch between. ” – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  10. 45 'Tis like the wondrous strain That round a lonely ruin swells, Which, wandering on the echoing shore, The enthusiast hears at evening: 'Tis softer than the west wind's sigh; 50 'Tis wilder than the unmeasured notes Of that strange lyre whose strings The genii of the breezes sweep: Those lines of rainbow light Are like the moonbeams when they fall 55 Through some cathedral window, but the tints Are such as may not find Comparison on earth. ” – The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume III by Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. A.
  11. “ Dr. Ken, who preached pretty often, was as outspoken as a preacher well could be, denouncing the sins of the Court in unmeasured language, even in His Majesty's presence: and a certain Bishop, whose name I forget, observing on one occasion during sermon- time that the King was fast asleep, turned and rebuked in a loud voice some other gentleman who was asleep too. ” – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. “ Philometer, now alone with his wife, said with mild reproach: " How could you abandon yourself to such unmeasured anger? ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  13. “ Stewart of Cromarty, too, though but comparatively little known, was rising, in his quiet parish church, into flights of genuine though unmeasured poetry, of an altitude to which minor poets, in their nicely rounded stanzas, never attain. ” – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  14. His pink and white face was crimson now, and his manner that of unmeasured almost uncontrollable excitement. ” – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  15. The steady play of the western breeze came down the highway of the valley whose far- off slopes rose to unmeasured heights. ” – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  16. There was unmeasured poetry in every word he uttered. ” – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  17. Our warm- hearted and fatherly masters desire their charges to exist so far as practical in a dead, unmeasured monotony, where a minute may seem to prolong itself to the dimensions of an hour; to feel themselves utterly severed from the world they have annoyed or injured. ” – The Subterranean Brotherhood by Julian Hawthorne