from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without art or skill; in an unskilful manner.
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Had I been living unartificially, in a state of nature, I would certainly have brained her husband (a really splendid fellow), and dragged her off with me shameless under the sky.
A human observer is like someone who studies the “end of a peece of Arras” and “conceives perhaps an hand or head which hee sees to be very unartificially made.”
I do not remember to have seen any libel, supposed to be writ with caution and double meaning, in order to prevent prosecution, delivered under so thin a cover, or so unartificially made up as this; whether it were from an apprehension of his readers 'dullness, or an effect of his own.