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Not fully understood.

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"Uncomprehended" Quotes from Famous Books

... authority of the Editor, who understood Italian, a singular scene. Secure, apparently, in his belief that his language was generally uncomprehended, Tournelli brought a decanter, and, setting it on the table, said, "Traitress!" in an intense whisper. This was followed by the cruets, which he put down with the exclamation, "Perjured fiend!" Two glasses, placed on either ...
— Colonel Starbottle's Client and Other Stories • Bret Harte

... Waldo she seemed superbly attired. She saw it. "My dress has changed a little," she said, "and I also; but not to you. Hang the bag over your other shoulder, that I may see your face. You say so little that if one does not look at you you are an uncomprehended cipher." Waldo changed the bag, and they walked on side by side. "You have improved," she said. "Do you know that I have sometimes wished to see you while I was away; ...
— The Story of an African Farm • (AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner

... fresh morn waked me; A current, gentle as a musical sound, Swept the boat onward, as by magic power. At times I thought, perchance, the nymphs beneath Propelled it, but when I recalled my dream, I knew some freak of nature, or some law, By me uncomprehended, did the work. At night I heard the naiads, in a tone As soft as shepherd's reed, sing ocean-songs; And sometimes, in the day, above the wave I for a moment saw a lovely face, Pearled in a clinging mass of shell-wreathed ...
— The Arctic Queen • Unknown

... the Spanish explorers in their wanderings had come across an organised nation with an advanced civilisation and polity of its own. The gentle savages they had encountered in the tropical islands and the mainland of the isthmus had offered little or no resistance to the white men or to their uncomprehended God. The little kinglets of Hispaniola, of Cuba, and of Darien, divided, unsophisticated, and wonder-stricken, with their peoples bent their necks to the yoke and their backs to the lash almost without ...
— Mexico • Charles Reginald Enock

... the infinite light,—uncomprehended, yet forever giving forth more light, because it has no darkness to emit. Mortals do not understand the All; hence their inference of some other existence beside God and His true likeness,—of something unlike Him. He who is All, understands all. He can have ...
— No and Yes • Mary Baker Eddy

Words linked to "Uncomprehended" :   ununderstood

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