Usage examples for unsold

  1. " That means, little girl," said Dr. Perry as he put away the unsold bottles of his medicine, " that my banjo player blackens his face and hands himself, and reddens his lips, to make him look like a negro." – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on an Auto Tour by Laura Lee Hope
  2. It was an unusual experience for a fancy fair, as often there are many unsold wares left to be auctioned off or sold at reduced rates. – Marjorie's Vacation by Carolyn Wells
  3. The government brought action against the railroad company, the outcome of which is that the government has bought back from the company at $ 2. 50 an acre all of the lands of the grant which remained unsold, amounting to about 2, 300, 000 acres and valued at from $ 30, 000, 000 to $ 50, 000, 000. These lands are being classified " in accordance with their chief value, either in power- site lands, timber lands, or agricultural lands," and are to be disposed of accordingly. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  4. It is a sentiment which will gain strength in their breasts, in proportion as they can forget the savage cruelties committed on them, and will, I hope, in the end, reduce them to restore the property itself, wherever it is unsold, and the price received for it, where it has been actually sold. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  5. If the demand were as great as people say it is, there would not be half a dozen houses- better houses than ours- unsold in our street. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  6. He was scrutinizing a list of sold and unsold compartments by the aid of a conductor's lantern braceleted on his elbow. – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  7. On the whole the sale would have been a dreary failure if it had not been for Bunker's liberal purchases and Reinhard's taking all that was unsold " to dispose of privately among Jack's friends." – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  8. It appears, however, that there were no purchasers, and they remained unsold. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  9. This volume obtained but a limited circulation; for, soon after it had issued from the press, the conviction that it had been an unhallowed and unprofitable exercise of her understanding was so impressed upon her spirit, that, although the sacrifice was considerable, she caused all the unsold copies to be destroyed. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley