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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not forfeited; maintained; not lost.

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  • Success will have been achieved if these pages reveal candour and truthfulness, and if thereby proof is given that in North Queensland one “can draw nearer to nature, and though the advantages of civilisation remain unforfeited, to the happy condition of the simple, uncomplicated man!”

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Success will have been achieved if these pages reveal candour and truthfulness, and if thereby proof is given that in North Queensland one "can draw nearer to nature, and though the advantages of civilisation remain unforfeited, to the happy condition of the simple, uncomplicated man!"

    Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Eve rclining beneath the verdant bowers of the yet unforfeited Paridise regailing them-selves with pleasures which knew no

    "Envy," Senior Oration of George W. Graham for the Dialectic Society, February 22, 1868

  • But if she declines this peculiar destiny of her sex, or it is denied her, still her common human destiny remains unforfeited; and she has as clear a right to the unrestricted use of every means of fulfilling it as she could have if she were a man.

    The Friendships of Women

  • No doubt it would have been absurd to fly from such chances as these to Patrick Drummond and the opposite camp; and yet there were times when Malcolm felt as if he should get rid of a load on his heart if he were to break with all his present life, hurry to Patrick, confess the whole to him, and then -- hide his head in some hermitage, leaving his pledge unforfeited!

    The Caged Lion

  • And to put other considerations out of sight, the mere fact in itself, that there has been this perpetual succession, this unforfeited inheritance, is sufficiently remarkable to attract our attention and excite our reverence.

    Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII (of 8)

  • O, ten times fafter Venus 'pjdgeons fly To feal love's bonds new made, than they are wont To keep obliged faith unforfeited!

    Works

  • Every ounce of moral and political, not to say physical power, should be exerted against a system so unjust that it cries to Heaven for vengeance, and so fearfully established that it has poisoned the very fountains of gospel and law, and this too notwithstanding any inferiority or degradation which may be asserted against the people suffering in slavery, for the lower any man may be sunk in the scale of humanity, the more need there is that he should be encourrged by justice -- a strict regard to his unforfeited

    The Light and Truth of Slavery. Aaron's HistoryThe Light and Truth of Slavery. Aaron's History

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