Usage examples for unvarnished

  1. But don't dream of acting, you know; go in for being yourself, pure and simple,- plain, unvarnished Plantagenet Potts,- and I venture to say you will take London by storm. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  2. To every one who reads the gospel narratives in the exercise of his sober judgment, it is manifest that they are intended to be plain unvarnished statements of facts. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  3. That was the earliest account- bald, simple, unvarnished. – Recalled to Life by Grant Allen
  4. There is a type of man who is quite incapable of telling the plain, unvarnished truth. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  5. The actual and unvarnished truth in the matter shall now be made known. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  6. Listen while I relate a " plain, unvarnished tale." – Doesticks, What He Says by Q. K. Philander Doesticks
  7. I was thinking of other matters, but before the evening came to an end I had heard, in plain unvarnished recital, stories which began to make the spirit of the vendetta comprehensible. – The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck
  8. Sewall, meanwhile, was also writing letters " to the folks back East," and the opinions he expressed about the Bad Lands were plain and unvarnished. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  9. This indeed was a new side of Monsieur de St. Gre, and I reflected rather ruefully upon the unvarnished truth of what Mr. Wharton had told me,- ay, and what Colonel Clark had emphasized long before. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. What we are concerned with is the story of the prophet's life, which has been told with the utmost frankness and simplicity; a more unvarnished tale it would be difficult to find, or one which bears more the stamp of truth upon its every line. – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  11. Have no reservations; give him, as near as you can, a plain, unvarnished statement of the symptoms of the disease. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  12. It is the light of truth which the slaveholder cannot endure; a plain unvarnished tale of what slavery is, he considers a libel upon himself. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  13. It wants facts stated in plain, unvarnished, unadorned language. – How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin
  14. But now, now the terrible unvarnished truth was there: everything people otherwise call " happiness" in this world is nothing compared to a child's kiss, to its smile, to its nestling in its mother's lap. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig