from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not dishonored; not disgraced.
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"I live distained, though undishonored," which is a less forced construction, and coincides with the rest of the passage, -- "I am contaminate through thee, though in myself immaculate."
Willingly I would have sacrificed all my wealth for a simple permission to quit this infernal city with my poor female relations safe and undishonored.
The forest, where the land was not actually built upon, stood up in its primitive simplicity undishonored by the axe.
Palmyra, as one man, will pour out treasure to the last and least dust of gold, and blood to the last drop, that you may still sit secure upon that throne, and stretch your sceptre over a yet wider and undishonored empire. '