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  • Christ was subject to "bodily weaknesses to which human nature unassumed is universally subject."

    Archive 2009-01-04

  • Catholics hold that, before the Resurrection, the Body of Christ was subject to all the bodily weaknesses to which human nature unassumed is universally subject; such are hunger, thirst, pain, death.

    Archive 2009-01-04

  • But our Solicitor – General rose to his legs a happy man, with all that grace of motion, that easy slowness, that unassumed confidence which belongs to the ordinary doings of our familiar life.

    Lady Anna

  • He is young and fair, tall and commanding, and his unassumed dignity is in keeping with his handsome physique.

    A Soldier's Life Being the Personal Reminiscences of Edwin G. Rundle

  • The detective returned the greeting with a cheerfulness that was entirely unassumed.

    The Grell Mystery

  • With unassumed unconcern, but with deliberate intention, he was accompanied to Barracks 1 or 2, to see with his own eyes a typical illustration of the living quarters provided within the camp.

    Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons Wesel, Sennelager, Klingelputz, Ruhleben

  • Hornblower shrugged his shoulders with a carelessness quite unassumed for once.

    Flying Colours

  • Untroubled rest and plentiful food had erased the marks of her imprisonment; Dorothy's deep, manifestly unassumed faith in the ability of Seaton and Crane to bring them safely back to Earth had quieted her fears; and a complete costume of Dorothy's simple but well-cut clothes, which fitted her perfectly, and in which she looked her best and knew it, had completely restored her self-possession.

    The Skylark of Space

  • He asked Margaret to show him her sketches and looked at them with unassumed interest.

    The Magician

  • An unassumed astonishment marked the other's countenance.

    Mountain Blood A Novel


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