Usage examples for unmixed

  1. As man is never strong enough to take unmixed delight in good, so may we presume also that he cannot be quite so weak as to find perfect satisfaction in evil. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  2. Now, although the horizontal rush of the tide is necessary to our existence as a port, it does not follow that the accompanying rise and fall of the water is an unmixed blessing. – Pioneers of Science by Oliver Lodge
  3. But it had also become evident that the blessings of culture were not unmixed. – Aphorisms and Reflections from the works of T. H. Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley
  4. They now separated, Leonisa well pleased with Ricardo's modest behaviour, and he overjoyed at having heard from her lips words unmixed with harshness. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  5. Our Government no Unmixed Blessing. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  6. Cut up therefore cattle without stint and dress the meat and set out for these men a banquet in our camp: moreover also provide without stint bowls of unmixed wine and provisions of every kind; and having so done, leave behind the most worthless part of thy army and let the rest begin to retreat from the camp towards the river: for if I am not mistaken in my judgment, they when they see a quantity of good things will fall to the feast, and after that it remains for us to display great deeds." – The History Of Herodotus Volume 1(of 2) by Herodotus
  7. The lieutenant burst into a fit of laughter, not unmixed with vexation. – In the Rocky Mountains by W. H. G. Kingston
  8. " I think you wish to vex me," said pretty Grace, turning away with a smile, which showed, nevertheless, that this kind of joke was not an unmixed vexation to her. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  9. And here is lead, unmixed with tin. – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  10. The maid, who in common with the rest of the household regarded Anstice with an admiration not unmixed with awe, withdrew to carry out her instructions; and hastily finishing an important letter, Anstice went in search of his rare visitor. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  11. " Of course, with the greatest pleasure," said Willy, and his face was beaming as if the prospect gave him unmixed delight. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  12. The Life's Mistake which forms the theme of Mrs. Lovett Cameron's two volumes is not a mistake after all, but results in unmixed felicity; and as it is brought about by fraud on the part of the hero, this conclusion is not as moral as it might be. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  13. This is, indeed, a moment of unmixed happiness! – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  14. His services in the cause of religious truth were very great: they would have been far greater, and his influence a far more unmixed good, if as a representative leader of religious thought, he had been more superior to what was to be its most characteristic defect. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  15. There was everything else, but not that, not pure, unmixed, simple pleasure. – The King's Mirror by Anthony Hope
  16. They had a natural admiration for the military genius of Washington and Napoleon; they had the most unmixed contempt for the German Royal Family. – A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton
  17. She thought love was a holy aspiration unmixed with earthly blemishes, but has awakened to the realization of her mistake, therefore cannot be reconciled to the practical side of life. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  18. Who that has ever been on a real honeymoon can look back upon the adventure and faithfully say that it was an unmixed ecstasy of joy? – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  19. The Iroquois beheld all this commotion with indifference not unmixed with contempt. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath