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Only the pure in heart," "clean, unsullied thought.
Pulling out the sword with his disengaged hand, he flung it from him, the moonlight glinting upon the jewels of its hilt and the unsullied steel of its blade.
This, says Lord Macaulay, himself a great writer, was "a mark of national respect due to the unsullied statesman, to the accomplished scholar, to the master of pure English eloquence, to the consummate painter of life and manners.
But I am only queen--the vehicle that has helped carry down, unsullied, the royal blood from the days when Grabritin was a mighty country.
Next to the welfare of our beloved island--this great and free and happy country, whose powers and resources are, I sincerely believe, illimitable--I value that noble independence which is an Englishman's proudest boast, and which I fondly hope to bequeath to my children, untarnished and unsullied.
Very few reputations are gained by unsullied virtue.
He spoke of the honour of the family, the unsullied reputation of the Crawleys; expressed himself in indignant tones about her receiving those young Frenchmen--those wild young men of fashion, my Lord Steyne himself, whose carriage was always at her door, who passed hours daily in her company, and whose constant presence made the world talk about her.
Alexey Alexandrovitch hoped that this passion would pass, as everything does pass, that everyone would forget about it, and his name would remain unsullied.
I learned that the possessions most esteemed by your fellow creatures were high and unsullied descent united with riches.
She pledged herself to an absoluteness of belief that her love and Billy's was unsullied, unperturbed--serere as it had always been, as it would be when it came back again after the world settled down once more to rational ways.
It was the beginning of a day in June; the deep blue sky unsullied by a cloud, and teeming with brilliant light.
When the snowdrops come through - it won't be more than two months away now - it is good to see them at their best, pure and unsullied.