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  • adjective Not soured

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  • adjective not having turned bad


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un- +‎ soured


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  • How hard to some people of the world it would seem to live your life! how utterly impossible to live it with a serene spirit and an unsoured disposition!

    The Life of Charlotte Bronte 2002

  • SEVENTEEN Restoration Talk of ex-soldiers, give me ex-antarctics, unsoured and with their ideals intact.

    Terra Incognita Wheeler, Sarah 1996

  • The feelings of these young men, full of eager hopes, and as yet unsoured by too rough handling in their wrestle with the world, suddenly transferred to the deck of the

    American Prisoners of the Revolution Danske Dandridge

  • As a writer of light fiction, I have always till now been handicapped by the fact that my disposition was cheerful, my heart intact, and my life unsoured.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert 1928

  • Talk of ex-soldiers: give me ex-antarcticists, unsoured and with their ideals intact: they could sweep the world.

    The Worst Journey in the World Antarctic 1910-1913 Apsley Cherry-Garrard 1922

  • In his father Dickens had a type of Mr. Micawber, and surely the father himself could not have objected to the glorious and courageous waif, the unsoured and indomitable innocent adventurer, who blossomed out of his milder eccentricities.

    Criticisms and Interpretations. I. By Andrew Lang 1917

  • The humour of real life fades in reproduction, but Lincoln's, there is no doubt was a vein of genuine comedy, deep, rich, and unsoured, of a larger human quality than marks the brilliant works of literary American humorists.

    Abraham Lincoln Godfrey Rathbone Benson Charnwood 1904

  • The tone of the life depicted is usually glad; but even where discomfort and sorrow break it, Hawthorne's unflinching endurance suggests unsoured activity and a brave glance.

    Memories of Hawthorne Rose Hawthorne Lathrop 1888

  • He was so genuine and so modest and so genial — unsoured by the great and various sorrows of which he used sometimes to talk to me by the cosy study fire — nay, sweetened by them, as

    Old Familiar Faces Theodore Watts-Dunton 1873

  • Quarter, if, without the least envy or jealousy, genially and unsoured, you can daily look upon the man who, without deserving to beat you, actually did beat you; -- at least while the wound is fresh.

    The Recreations of a Country Parson Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd 1862


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