from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without being noticed.
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The day ended with a sudden trembling of the ship, as if straining at anchor; but the crew was again performing fantasia, and the earthquake or sea-quake rolled unheededly away.
We cannot, indeed, quite suppress the fancy that some mightier counter-concussion must have filled the air at Thrasimene, when "an earthquake reeled unheededly away:" _Nemo pugnantium senserit_, avers Livy.
'An earthquake rolled unheededly away,' being regarded, if regarded at all, as one of the incidents of the tremendous collision of Europe with Africa.
The luncheon hour passed unheededly by, and it was not until the deepening shadows warned us of approaching night that we reluctantly turned our steps castleward, to complete the very trifling preparations necessary for the coming flight.