Usage examples for unsold

  1. There was a condition in the last loan, that, the lenders furnishing one third of the money, the remaining two thirds of the bonds should remain eighteen months unsold and at their option to take or not, and that in the mean time, the same bankers should open no other loan for us. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  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. I told you before that I lay for some time unsold on account of the highness of my price, and during that time made acquaintance with many sets of companions,- dolls, boxes of soldiers, and various others. – Tales of the Toys, Told by Themselves by Frances Freeling Broderip
  5. In his interview with Mr. Bagg, the engraver, Mr. Chubbuck, was quite confident that Mr. Palmer burned all the unsold stamps in his possession upon the appearance of the first regular United States Stamps, that the bill for engraving them was not collected until June, 1848, and that the charges were $ 7. 50 for engraving the plate, and $ 1. 50 for printing 500 stamps. – History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany
  6. The cattle and sheep indeed had long since gone off with their new owners or departed homeward unsold – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  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. 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
  9. 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
  10. The farmers and landholders are better off, but they also complain of the heavy taxes, and low price paid for what they bring to the market, which frequently, for want of ready money, remains long unsold – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  11. 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
  12. " 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
  13. It appears, however, that there were no purchasers, and they remained unsold – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  14. 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
  15. After he had left her he had gone to the dealer's on the avenue with the unsold papers. – A Cathedral Singer by James Lane Allen
  16. Before the end of the month such was the energy displayed by the new secretary of the company in the disposing of the stock it was announced that only a small block of about $ 25, 000 remained unsold – The Major by Ralph Connor
  17. It is the aged Miss P. Hen, with her white plush bonnet much mashed from a recent severe single combat with the Conservative Kentucky Chap, and the ninety- ninth number of the History of the War still unsold – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3 by Robert H. Newell
  18. The large court- yard of his house was full of bales of unsold goods, here and there scattered about, and some unpacked, all in the most business- like disorder. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  19. A Hebrew Bible, too, lies nigh it, Unsold because no one would buy it. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall