Usage examples for unprecedented

  1. " Before us lies an adventure unprecedented in modern war. – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  2. But suddenly I had a horrible and unprecedented experience. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. And how, if it was all too true, should Tilling treat this hitherto unprecedented situation? – Miss Mapp by Edward Frederic Benson
  4. He would make an unprecedented match with my daughter. – Eastern Shame Girl The Wedding of Ya-Nei; A Strange Destiny; The Error of the Embroidered Slipper; The Counterfeit Old Woman; The Monastery of the Esteemed-Lotus; A Complicated Marriage by Charles Georges Souli
  5. The Duchess of Queensberry, so ran her reply, is surprised and well pleased that the King hath given her so agreeable a command as to stay from Court, where she never came for diversion, but to bestow a great civility on the King and Queen; she hopes by such an unprecedented order as this is, that the King will see as few as he wishes at his Court, particularly such as are to think or speak truth. – Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732) by Lewis Melville
  6. As in Germany, poetry had the wonderful effect of bringing the nobility into unprecedented union with the citizen class, so at the same time in Austria, music had for a time a similar effect. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  7. The names of General Grant and Mark Twain associated would command columns, whatever the event, and that Mark Twain was to become the publisher of Grant's own story of his battles was of unprecedented importance. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  8. And, accordingly, they went, leaving Mr. Meeson, who had not yet realized the unprecedented nature of the position, positively gasping on the deck. – Mr. Meeson's Will by H. Rider Haggard
  9. The Democratic candidate was Samuel J. Tilden, a political star of the first magnitude, and the contest which followed was unprecedented in American history. – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson
  10. You tell us you have powers unprecedented in the annals of your history. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  11. She observed that it was a pity my father was so violently prejudiced and obstinate, for that, after all, it would not be an unprecedented marriage. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  12. The groom, standing motionless officially beside her, let her tears have free vent, and knew not what to say or do under such extraordinary and unprecedented circumstances. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  13. For a moment, we could scarcely take in the scene before us; in our experience it was so unprecedented. – Explorers of the Dawn by Mazo de la Roche
  14. Unhappily, insurrection in Poland is not an unprecedented event. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  15. The minister cannot pay the interest on the national debt; not an unprecedented circumstance, and has applied to us. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  16. That night Mrs. Jett did an unprecedented thing. – The Vertical City by Fannie Hurst
  17. Luckily, the highly- respected public was at that time occupied with events so dramatic, so grand, so fabulous and unprecedented, that the change in the affairs of so unimportant a personage as myself attracted but little attention. – The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  18. " And that is such an unprecedented thing that it can hardly be considered. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey