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  • His timid show of affection did not work, nor did the unbridled passion that always overcame him in her presence.†   (source)
  • She was sitting with two women, and her face, long riddled with wrinkles from her unbridled gift for grimaces, was in a state of animation.†   (source)
  • His father had murdered Hilda with his unbridled lust.†   (source)
  • She was easily the size of three or four women, an enormous edifice of flesh and silk with two ebony hairpins containing a curtain of rich black hair that might have reached the floor unbridled.†   (source)
  • I must own to you that the daring traits of ambition and intrigue, and those unbridled rivalries which have already appeared, are the most melancholy and alarming systems that I have ever seen in this country.†   (source)
  • He dotes on his children, letting Jackie be the disciplinarian, and takes unbridled pleasure in being close to them.†   (source)
  • On the other, there's the blight of unbridled competition.†   (source)
  • The scent of unbridled energy was everywhere, but maybe that had just been the storm.†   (source)
  • I can feel Ann's excitement, her nerves, her unbridled joy.†   (source)
  • This unusual balance of spirit and calm, of serenity and unbridled joy, intrigued Wulfgar and kept him off-balance whenever he spoke with the girl.†   (source)
  • And though Diamond, Lou, Oz, Eugene, and Cotton all applauded too, and the children grinned happily at each other, Lou noticed that Cotton's expression wasn't one of unbridled optimism.†   (source)
  • Jameelah could prove her whereabouts for more or less every minute of their marriage, and the husband had not read the texts themselves, but his suspicions were nonetheless unbridled.†   (source)
  • Wolves are also strict monogamists, and although I do not necessarily consider this an admirable trait, it does make the reputation for unbridled promiscuity which we have bestowed on the wolf somewhat hypocritical.†   (source)
  • Here we see him and his queen give rein to their unbridled passion!†   (source)
  • He counted two houses and nearly missed the third, so high and unbridled were the dark bushes in front of it.†   (source)
  • She was dry and sober to the point of maliciousness, but her sober-mindedness went hand in hand with an imagination unbridled in everything to do with superstition.†   (source)
  • I expected the dogs to be running free in unbridled, communal harmony.†   (source)
  • All that unbridled high-strung exuberance consumed vast amounts of energy.†   (source)
  • …violence of intention-that indefinable something which forces it upon the mind and the heart of a man, that this complication of accidents or these elemental furies are coming at him with a purpose of malice, with a strength beyond control, with an unbridled cruelty that means to tear out of him his hope and fear, the pain of his fatigue and the longing for rest: which means to smash, to destroy, to annihilate all he has seen, known, loved, enjoyed, or hated; all that is priceless and…†   (source)
  • And he seemed to lack the unbridled thirst for the battlefield Johann had observed among so many others.†   (source)
  • Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart.†   (source)
  • He still had his bursts of unbridled, adrenaline-pumped energy, as he did on the day of the first snowfall, but they were briefer now and farther apart.†   (source)
  • He was the undisciplined, recalcitrant, nonconformist, politically incorrect free spirit I had always wanted to be, had I been brave enough, and I took vicarious joy in his unbridled verve.†   (source)
  • She had a quick, unbridled laugh, and when she smiled there was a mischievous hint about it, as though she knew something that no one else did.†   (source)
  • But she persevered, overcome by the growing anxiety, and little by little she was getting back her ancestral appetite, the taste of primary minerals, the unbridled satisfaction of what was the original food.†   (source)
  • But to a correspondent in England, he warned, "Mankind will in time discover that unbridled majorities are as tyrannical and cruel asunlimited despots," and he lamented that so much more blood would have to flow before the lesson was learned.†   (source)
  • Such wolves, sick to the verge of death, are pitiable objects; but the human reaction to them is usually one of unbridled terror — not of the disease, for it is seldom recognized as rabies, but of the wolves themselves.†   (source)
  • The important issue is: what protection does society have against the arrogance, selfishness and greed of two unbridled individualists, whose records are conspicuously devoid of any public-spirited actions?†   (source)
  • The disappointment that propels them from woman to woman gives their inconstancy a kind of romantic excuse, so that many sentimental women are touched by their unbridled philandering.†   (source)
  • Drizzt quickly pressed the conversation in a direction that might reveal some weaknesses of Kessell or his tower: "One thing has kept me puzzled, awesome spector of unbridled evil," he began, careful to continue his string of unduplicated compliments.†   (source)
  • Garcia was very busy, but he never let a day go by without seeing Alba, alternating unbridled violence with the pretense that he was her good friend.†   (source)
  • I could not maintain my footing, and therefore slowly sank to my knees, my husband keeping us joined and fervently pursuing his climax, to where, in a dizzying moment of unbridled sensation I tried to call out to him, only to hear my voice moan through indistinguishable syllables that he clearly took as a signal.†   (source)
  • Later, when he obtained deeper information on the nature of men in the brothels, he thought that Gaston's meekness had its origins in unbridled passion.†   (source)
  • She got down from the car, smoothed her skirt, and for the first time in her life did not run to meet him, but simply nodded her head in greeting, although her eyes told him what could not be said in front of everyone—and anyway she had already told him in her unbridled letters in code.†   (source)
  • He did not know that he had leaped to his feet, that he stood staring down at James Taggart, seeing in the unbridled shapelessness of Taggart's features the answer to all the devastation he had witnessed through the years of his life.†   (source)
  • More than he had in his Defence of the Constitutions, Adams stressed the perils of unbridled, unbalanced democracy, and in what he called "useful reflections" he dealt with human nature, drawing heavily on the works of Adam Smith, Samuel Johnson, Shakespeare, and Voltaire, and on Pope's Essay on Man.†   (source)
  • Aureliano Segundo, startled at that unbridled glorification of his father-in-law, could not resist the temptation to make small jokes behind his wife's back.†   (source)
  • It was his tone of overbearing authority, his contempt and their own panic-the blind panic of men of unbridled violence, who have no standards of safety or danger-that made them waver and wonder whether he was, perhaps, some secret top-level member of their leadership; they were equally ready to defy or to obey any authority.†   (source)
  • Jean employed all his charm, firmness, and reason to convince her that her nerves were playing tricks on her and that none of what she thought was really happening; that it was all the product of her unbridled fantasy.†   (source)
  • Rebeca, the one with an impatient heart, the one with a fierce womb, was the only one who bad the unbridled courage that Ursula had wanted for her line.†   (source)
  • He was convinced of the superiority of English over Spanish, which in his view was a second-rate language, appropriate for domestic matters and magic, for unbridled passions and useless undertakings, but thoroughly inadequate for the world of science and technology in which he hoped to see Alba triumph.†   (source)
  • Both looked back then on the wild revelry, the gaudy wealth, and the unbridled fornication as an annoyance and they lamented that it had cost them so much of their lives to fund the paradise of shared solitude.†   (source)
  • Jose Arcadio Buendia, whose unbridled imagination always went beyond the genius of nature and even beyond miracles and magic, thought that it would be possible to make use of that useless invention to extract gold from the bowels of the earth.†   (source)
  • Actually, those who saw that man in his forties with careful habits, with the leash around his neck and his circus bicycle, would not have thought that he had made a pact of unbridled love with his wife and that they both gave in to the reciprocal drive in the least adequate of places and wherever the spirit moved them, as they had done since they had began to keep company, and with a passion that the passage of time and the more and more unusual circumstances deepened and enriched.†   (source)
  • Those who controlled appointments were impressed by him: in those days of inordinate rhetoric and political extremism his revolutionary fervor, equally unbridled, was remarkable for its genuineness.†   (source)
  • He knew them all and they were all alike-brazen, selfish, unbridled.†   (source)
  • Do you care for that sort of unbridled arrogance?†   (source)
  • A vile, unbridled tongue!†   (source)
  • There is no freak exhibitionism here, no perverted striving for novelty, no orgy of unbridled egotism.†   (source)
  • …screaming and thrashing, not against the ruthless agony of labor but in protest against the outrage of her swelling loins; that he had been fathered on her not through that natural process but had been blotted onto and out of her body by the old infernal immortal male principle of all unbridled terror and darkness) in which he stood looking at the innocent face of the youth almost ten years his junior, while one part of him said My brow my skull my jaw my hands and the other said Wait.†   (source)
  • Yes, I understood the invitation to madness and the jettison of reason and the escape from the clogs of convention in surrender to the unbridled surge of spirit and fantasy.†   (source)
  • Everywhere it had been blood on steel, and smoke on sky, and power unbridled —and, in the general confusion of the times, Gawaine had at last contrived to murder our dear old friend King Pellinore, in revenge for the death of his own father, King Lot.†   (source)
  • "The incident illustrates to perfection," wrote Ellsworth Toohey, "the antisocial nature of Mr. Howard Roark's egotism, the arrogance of the unbridled individualism which he has always personified."†   (source)
  • He unbridled and fed his horse, and as he re-entered the house the clock struck three.†   (source)
  • He opened his eyes, and into them came the unbridled anger of a kidnapped king.†   (source)
  • They stopped to look at her, laughing, and began jesting with unbridled licentiousness.†   (source)
  • Some carts harnessed with unbridled horses were moving rapidly along a narrow by-road.†   (source)
  • My own spirits were high, and I bounded along with feelings of unbridled joy and hilarity.†   (source)
  • The prisoner, a man of turbulent and unbridled temper, has not insulted me.†   (source)
  • …of intention—that indefinable something which forces it upon the mind and the heart of a man, that this complication of accidents or these elemental furies are coming at him with a purpose of malice, with a strength beyond control, with an unbridled cruelty that means to tear out of him his hope and his fear, the pain of his fatigue and his longing for rest: which means to smash, to destroy, to annihilate all he has seen, known, loved, enjoyed, or hated; all that is priceless and…†   (source)
  • The whole region went on a monumental, unbridled rampage, and only the snow finches, which could suddenly appear in flocks, seemed to feel at home in it.†   (source)
  • I was conscious, even when I took the draught, of a more unbridled, a more furious propensity to ill.†   (source)
  • I did not exactly flirt with you; but that inborn craving which undermines some women's morals almost more than unbridled passion—the craving to attract and captivate, regardless of the injury it may do the man—was in me; and when I found I had caught you, I was frightened.†   (source)
  • …expected of Englishmen; that was the time when at the mast-heads of the three-deckers and seventy-fours moored in her own roadstead—a fleet, the right arm of a Power then all but the sole free conservative one of the Old World—the blue-jackets, to be numbered by thousands, ran up with huzzas the British colors with the union and cross wiped out; by that cancellation transmuting the flag of founded law and freedom defined, into the enemy's red meteor of unbridled and unbounded revolt.†   (source)
  • Kells knew that a man and yet another might show kindness and faithfulness one moment, but the very next, out of a manhood retrograded to the savage, out of the circumstance or chance, might respond to a primitive force far sundered from thought or reason, and rise to unbridled action.†   (source)
  • I reckon this was some disrespectful, but with all doo respect to Miss Dorothy she has got a pair of unbridled eyes.†   (source)
  • Unbridled In waking and sleeping hours Madeline Hammond could not release herself from the thralling memory of that tragedy.†   (source)
  • In both cases, we are dealing with a symbolism of last and ultimate things, with elements of orgiastic primal religion, with unbridled nocturnal sacrifices in honor of dying and ripening, of death, transformation, and resurrection.†   (source)
  • Never before had the hardness of his face, the flinty hardness of these desert-bred men, so struck her with its revelation of the unbridled spirit.†   (source)
  • So they did not abstain; and, in the midst of the uproar, there was a frightful concert of blasphemies and enormities of all the unbridled tongues, the tongues of clerks and students restrained during the rest of the year, by the fear of the hot iron of Saint Louis.†   (source)
  • That was not the phrase for such a girl as Miss Tulliver; it would have been more correct to say that she had been actuated by mere unwomanly boldness and unbridled passion.†   (source)
  • The cavalcade had not long passed, before the branches of the bushes that formed the thicket were cautiously moved asunder, and a human visage, as fiercely wild as savage art and unbridled passions could make it, peered out on the retiring footsteps of the travelers.†   (source)
  • He had no money, but he found means, when it seemed good to him, to indulge in "unbridled extravagance."†   (source)
  • How secret art thou who dwellest in the highest heavens in silence, O thou only great God, sprinkling with an unwearied Providence certain penal blindnesses upon such as have unbridled desires!†   (source)
  • "Sir Knight," said Rebecca, "I would avoid reproaches—But what is more certain than that I owe my death to thine unbridled passion?"†   (source)
  • He was not to blame for having been born with his unbridled temperament and his somehow limited intelligence.†   (source)
  • …followers, elated by so great a victory, acknowledged no law but their own wicked pleasure, and not only despoiled the conquered Saxons of their lands and their goods, but invaded the honour of their wives and of their daughters with the most unbridled license; and hence it was then common for matrons and maidens of noble families to assume the veil, and take shelter in convents, not as called thither by the vocation of God, but solely to preserve their honour from the unbridled…†   (source)
  • Thenardier no longer looked like himself; in the course of a few moments his face had passed from unbridled violence to tranquil and cunning sweetness.†   (source)
  • Think of that unhappy, vicious, unbridled old man, who has met with such a melancholy end, the head of a family!†   (source)
  • It's 'the primitive force of the Karamazovs,' as Father Paissy said the other day, a crude, unbridled, earthly force.†   (source)
  • Remember the brilliant remark made by a young observer who has seen the Karamazov family at close quarters—Mr. Rakitin: 'The sense of their own degradation is as essential to those reckless, unbridled natures as the sense of their lofty generosity.'†   (source)
  • Our newborn and still timid press has done good service to the public already, for without it we should never have heard of the horrors of unbridled violence and moral degradation which are continually made known by the press, not merely to those who attend the new jury courts established in the present reign, but to every one.†   (source)
  • Pity seized the assembly.

    All just sat there, silent ….
    no one had the heart to reply with harshness.
    Only Antinous, who found it in himself to say,
    "So high and mighty, Telemachus—such unbridled rage!
    Well now, fling your accusations at us?
    Think to pin the blame on us?†   (source)
  • …any servant in King Odysseus' royal house.
    But no such qualm could enter that head of yours,
    bent on feeding your own face, not feeding strangers!"
    Antinous countered the young prince in kind:
    "So high and mighty, Telemachus—such unbridled rage!
    If all the suitors gave him the sort of gift I'll give,
    the house would be rid of him for three whole months!"
    With that, from under his table he seized the stool
    that propped his smooth feet as he reveled on—
    just lifting it…†   (source)
  • Born out of bedlock hereditary epilepsy is present, the consequence of unbridled lust.†   (source)
  • Don Quixote was on foot with his horse unbridled and his lance leaning against a tree, and in short completely defenceless; he thought it best therefore to fold his arms and bow his head and reserve himself for a more favourable occasion and opportunity.†   (source)
  • This is not well, rash and unbridled boy, To fly the favours of so good a king; To pluck his indignation on thy head By the misprizing of a maid too virtuous For the contempt of empire.†   (source)
  • The doctor now interposed, and prevented the effects of a wrath which was kindling between Jones and Thwackum; after which the former gave a loose to mirth, sang two or three amorous songs, and fell into every frantic disorder which unbridled joy is apt to inspire; but so far was he from any disposition to quarrel, that he was ten times better humoured, if possible, than when he was sober.†   (source)
  • It is not at all probable that this unbridled spirit would pay much respect to those regulations of trade by which particular States might endeavor to secure exclusive benefits to their own citizens.†   (source)
  • …cause of my dejection," returned Don Quixote, "is not that I have fallen into thy hands, O valiant Roque, whose fame is bounded by no limits on earth, but that my carelessness should have been so great that thy soldiers should have caught me unbridled, when it is my duty, according to the rule of knight-errantry which I profess, to be always on the alert and at all times my own sentinel; for let me tell thee, great Roque, had they found me on my horse, with my lance and shield, it…†   (source)
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