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Quotes of unseen

  1. The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen – Walter Bagehot
  2. An unconscious consciousness is no more a contradiction in terms than an unseen case of seeing. – Franz Clemens Brentano
  3. If you believe in an unseen Christ, you will believe in the unseen Christlike potential of others. – Anthony Burgess
  4. A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind. – Thomas Carlyle
  5. By fairy hands their knell is rung; By forms unseen their dirge is sung. – William Collins
  6. Our thoughts are unseen hands shaping the people we meet. Whatever we truly think them to be, that's what they'll become for us. – Richard Cowper
  7. Love comes unseen we only see it go. – Austin Dobson
  8. Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas. – John Dryden
  9. The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger. He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and, though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence felt by everybody about the place. – Kenneth Grahame
  10. All forms of self -defeating behavior are unseen and unconscious, which is why their existence is denied. – Vernon Howard
  11. Passing into practical life, illustrations of this fact are found everywhere; the distant, or the unseen steadies and strengthens us against the rapid whirl of things around us. – Matthew Simpson
  12. The substance of faith is a hope in the unseen – Ron Suskind
  13. Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes, the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger. – Thucydides
  14. Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown. – Frances Wright
  15. To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations- such is a pleasure beyond compare. – Kenko Yoshida

Usage examples for unseen

  1. Why seek an unseen friend? – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  2. I slipped unseen into the darkly bright, whispering night. – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  3. Lady Sue herself might still- for aught they knew- be standing in the dark room behind- unseen yet on the watch. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  4. The whisper came from an unseen woman sitting just behind Dion. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  5. Thus are they employed, when Martha, unseen to her sister, has been beckoned away. – Memories of Bethany by John Ross Macduff
  6. For who can fight a thing unseen and unknown? – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  7. That rough, stormy spring day had been so rich in promise, with all its unseen magic movement, with its thousand mysterious voices whispering around. – Fickle Fortune by Elisabeth Burstenbinder (AKA E. Werner)
  8. Swiftly her heart action had been gripped by an unseen force and stopped forever. – The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories by Charles Weathers Bump
  9. It is often sly, and so conscious in its enjoyment of itself as to be content to remain unseen – My Contemporaries In Fiction by David Christie Murray
  10. He may not, if he supposed mademoiselle had managed to get into Paris unseen – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  11. The roar of the unseen flames seemed to fill the world. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  12. Here again, in a villa of the Suburra, at a supper on the eve of setting out for Naples, Death was the unseen guest. – The Life of Cesare Borgia by Raphael Sabatini
  13. With this mount he associates the familiar story of the offering of refreshment to travellers by its unseen inhabitants. – A Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies of the Ancients by Edward Tyson
  14. I could not get to you or any I could trust unseen but I know that you Englishmen are all friends, and that if I told one he would tell you, so I thought of the doctor." – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  15. O'Rourke stepped over his body, and hurried back to his hiding- place, unseen by the bewildered sailors. – Seven Frozen Sailors by George Manville Fenn
  16. The imagination is the only power that can grasp the unseen – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  17. I felt, all at once, as if I was standing in the immediate presence of something awful yet unseen – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  18. This movement was unseen by Spike, or he might have prevented it. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  19. Yes; I think it would, said the vicar, if he can get there unseen – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  20. And often he felt the sensation of unseen eyes upon him, but not once could he be sure that it was more than imagination. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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