From beneath the flap of an enormous pocket of a soiled vest of embossed silk, heavily ornamented with tarnished silver lace, projected an instrument, which, from being seen in such martial company, might have been easily mistaken for some mischievous and unknown
implement of war.
It ran up from a small market town through a dreary undulating moorland, forking off here and there to unknown
villages of which the horizon gave no hint.
In requital, having previously waxed his hand, a practice unknown
, I believe, to the gentlemen of the modern fancy, he returned the box on the ear with such interest as to kill his antagonist on the spot.
He wept her loss night and day, and his only comfort was to talk over it with a young and unknown
prince, who had just arrived at the Court.
It could not be unknown
to them that the hopes and expectations of the great body of citizens, throughout this great empire, were turned with the keenest anxiety to the event of their deliberations.
Then, throwing the end of his cigar into the ditch, he cried out vehemently: "I swear by Saint Hubert that never again will I trust myself in unknown
territory with a statesman, though he be, like you, my dear d'Albon, a college mate.
To be held paralyzed, with one's back toward some horrible and unknown
danger from the very sound of which the ferocious Apache warriors turn in wild stampede, as a flock of sheep would madly flee from a pack of wolves, seems to me the last word in fearsome predicaments for a man who had ever been used to fighting for his life with all the energy of a powerful physique.
The taller of the two, evidently the chief on board, examined us with great attention, without saying a word; then, turning to his companion, talked with him in an unknown
Hitherto I had merely thought myself impeded by the childish simplicity of the little people, and by some unknown
forces which I had only to understand to overcome; but there was an altogether new element in the sickening quality of the Morlocks--a something inhuman and malign.
The travelers then comprehended that there must be some reason why the unknown
preserved such a silence, and ceased to address themselves to him.
Oh, would we could relate it everywhere, and to every one, so that the emotion of our unknown
benefactor might reveal his presence.
One of these was to carry his expeditions into some of the unknown
tracts of the Far West, beyond what is generally termed the buffalo range.