Usage examples for unsparing

  1. During a series of years of commercial prosperity, his revenues were distributed with an unsparing hand through the various channels which promised benefit to his fellow creatures; and in this respect, his gifts, large and frequent though they were, were probably exceeded in usefulness by the influence of his example as a man and a Christian. – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
  2. If the faithful discharge of duty, the persistent adherence to the right, and unsparing self- denial, constitute the standard of nobility, then Washington Wilcox. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller
  3. Mackenzie took up the Latin grammar, marking off her next lesson, and piling it on with unsparing hand, too. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  4. He was now the chief instrument employed by the court in the work of forcing episcopacy on his reluctant countrymen; nor did he in that cause shrink from the unsparing use of the sword, the halter, and the boot. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  5. In the unsparing light of early morning the thing had an ugly look- yes, very. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  6. Arnaud demanded anxiously, tremulous in the unsparing sunlight. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  7. Our admiration at such words is quickly stifled when we recall the confident, unsparing, immoderate criticism which both preceded and followed this truly rational exposition of the danger of advising, in cases where we know neither the men nor the opportunities. – Burke by John Morley
  8. No more unsparing indictment of a nation has ever been drawn. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  9. Rarely has there been a man so keen for the most strenuous service, so unsparing of himself, so eager to excel. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  10. In 1859, being then nearly forty years old, he achieved at once a great success and a great scandal by his novel of Madame Bovary, a study of provincial life, as unsparing as any of Balzac's, but more true to actual nature, more finished in construction, and far superior in style. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  11. It was my folly, my weakness, that I gave her not more cause for this her unsparing violence! – Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9) by Samuel Richardson
  12. A man has not reached the age of twenty- six in any community where he was born and reared without having had his capacity pretty well ascertained; and in Boston the analysis is conducted with an unsparing thoroughness which may fitly impress the un- Bostonian mind, darkened by the popular superstition that the Bostonians blindly admire one another. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  13. Of the three, Vere was the most industrious; slow, steady and unsparing of himself to a degree that accomplished surprising results. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  14. Nor was this all; for, remembering how he had upon one occasion expressed himself with regard to criminals, she feared even to look in his face, lest his keen, questioning, unsparing eye should read in her soul that she was the sister of a murderer. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  15. 6. We rejoice in the quickening conscience of the people concerning political affairs, and will hold all public officers to a rigid responsibility, and engage that the prosecution and punishment of all who betray official trusts shall be swift, thorough and unsparing. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  16. Was George William Curtis in his amusing but unsparing Potiphar Papers- Ah, now you are shouting! – Imaginary Interviews by W. D. Howells
  17. Every word fell on his listener's ear with strong, unsparing emphasis, and flattering the words certainly were not. – Fickle Fortune by Elisabeth Burstenbinder (AKA E. Werner)
  18. A witch was, however, still condemned to be burned in 1698, in Germany; fortunately the judge, a distinguished jurist of the University of Halle, was remonstrated with by an esteemed colleague, and thus induced to examine himself as well as the whole grievous subject with unsparing candor. – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  19. And what art can restore to its exquisite loveliness this statue of Hope, thrown down by the ruthless hand of the unsparing tempest? – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur