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Usage examples for unspent

  1. He is the Light Divine, whose rays Across the thousand years unspent Shine through the darkness of our days, And touch with their celestial fires Our churches and our convent spires. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. Had not the momentous subject of freedom engaged the mind of this bold and noble patriot he might have closed his career with its strongest powers unspent and left his loftiest talents to expire beneath the surface of the quarry from which they sublimely rose in peerless majesty. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  3. With the work it must do in passing upon supplementary estimates for the current year, it can, in fact, make little progress with those of the coming year during March, and yet money must be spent, and there must be legal authority to spend it, especially as the unspent balances of appropriations lapse at the close of the financial year in which they are voted. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  4. He long survives, who lives an hour In ocean, self- upheld; And so long he, with unspent power, His destiny repelled: And ever, as the minutes flew, Entreated help, or cried-" Adieu!" – Cowper by Goldwin Smith
  5. Conscience, soul, whatever it was, it was sending him back to Carter with that unspent bribe money. – Paul and the Printing Press by Sara Ware Bassett
  6. The hour was approaching when crowded halls and tents must make room for fresh and unspent gangs. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  7. Come, in your irresistible unspent force And make new light upon the mountains. – Sun-Up and Other Poems by Lola Ridge
  8. It is thus the literature of the most important religious movement civilization has experienced; a movement whose unspent forces we are feeling still, in the flooding tides of progress. – The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible by R. Heber Newton
  9. It was the mere rebellion of unspent energies that craved to be used, like the muscular vivacity of suddenly severed limbs that still toss and twitch with hot life; yet it inspired Theophil one afternoon when he had been a fortnight or so in bed, during a brief absence of his nurse, to rise and dress, and as by a miracle keep an appointment to speak at a neighbouring town, where he had been promised for a great agitation on the Home Rule Question. – The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.] by Richard Le Gallienne
  10. You are full of unspent dreams.... – Sun-Up and Other Poems by Lola Ridge
  11. Long ago she had given all her heart to the Seagrave children- all the unspent passion in her had become an unswerving devotion to them. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  12. If contract settlement costs continue in line with recent experience, it is likely that part of the 6 billion dollars will remain unspent. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  13. She was still very young, still had years and years of youth unspent. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  14. It was a region of such weird lights and gruesome shadows as no fancy could people with aught but gaunt goblins and dread demons, come down to us through generations untold, an unspent legacy of terror, from half- savage, superstitious ancestors. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  15. My sweet heart and dear,- 'Tis not for me to falter,- 'Tis not for me to fear;- Across the utmost barrier- wherever you may be,- With joy unspent, and deathless, my soul will follow thee! – The Ballad of the Quest by Virna Sheard
  16. Janet was incapable of speech- nor could she have brought herself to ask Lise whether or not the money had been earned at the Bagatelle, and remained miraculously unspent. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  17. And then, as we trace the development of human society from the far- off beginning, we find that justice, truth, tenderness, pity, love, helpfulness, all these qualities have been on the increase, and are growing; and, since the Power that has wrought in lifting up and leading on mankind is unspent, we believe that that Infinite Power of which we have been speaking is underneath this lifting, is behind this progress, and that the end may reasonably be expected to issue in that perfection of which we dream and whose outlines we dimly see afar off. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
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