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- adjective Not having been
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A child flogged left-handedly had better be left unflogged.
Perfect Infinitive. 1908
He would not even condescend to remonstrate with the boy who was meanly allowing him to suffer, and betrayed his anguish in the matter so little that I doubt if the real culprit (who never was a week unflogged himself) had any idea what the punishment was to poor Leo.
A Flat Iron for a Farthing or Some Passages in the Life of an only Son Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing 1863
She did her best in the way of flogging him while an infant -- for duties to her well -- regulated mind were always pleasures, and babies, like tough steaks, or the modern Greek olive trees, are invariably the better for beating -- but, poor woman! she had the misfortune to be left-handed, and a child flogged left-handedly had better be left unflogged.
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 5 Edgar Allan Poe 1829
Now, mon gars, to your duty! "and to my amazement I was alive, unflogged, and believed.
Carette of Sark John Oxenham 1896