His wide influence was due to his high character and unassuming earnestness.
But all the greatest of the Hebrew prophets fall back speedily upon the unassuming human " I "; while in the Koran the divine " I " is the stereotyped form of address.
1845), of whom he always spoke with much affection, was a quiet, unassuming man, who retired from the army in early life with the rank of captain of cavalry (Rittmeister).
He lived the modest, unassuming life of a country planter when at his home, and at Washington lived as unostentatiously as possible, consistent with his public duties and position.
He appeared normal, unassuming, but there was something otherworldly in his eyes that warned her he wasn't normal.
His tone was unassuming, but his gaze was intent, as if he were trying to gauge if she recognized him or not.
Peaceful and unassuming, he relied completely on Charles of Anjou, and showed little ability as pope.
The old synagogue, an unassuming building erected in the r rth century and restored in the 13th, is completely modernized.
He realized what bothered him: If the unassuming woman turned out to be some sort of well-disguised assassin, he'd never know or sense her, until she was in front of him.
Although he lacked oratorical fluency, his short speeches, like his writings, were forceful; his plain dress and unassuming ways helped to make him extremely popular with the common people, in whom he had much greater faith than his cousin John had; and, above all, he was an eminently successful manager of men.
John Hay was a man of quiet and unassuming disposition, whose training in diplomacy gave a cool and judicious character to his statesmanship. As secretary of state under Presidents McKinley and Roosevelt his guidance was invaluable during a rather critical period in foreign affairs, and no man of his time did more to create confidence in the increased interest taken by the United States in international matters.
Its pure white or rose-red blossoms, heralding the first approach of genial weather, are regarded with special favor and are accounted the symbol of unassuming hardihood.
His unassuming manner gave no hint of his vast knowledge of music.
In an unassuming metal building, some of the best steaks around are prepared and grilled to perfection by veterans for veterans and their customers.
From the outside, The Blue Lagoon looks pretty unassuming.
The restaurant's strip mall location is unassuming, but the interior is neat and cozy, with friendly service.
Despite its rather unassuming title, Consciousness: an Introduction towers over its competitors.
To colleagues and subordinates alike, he was considerate and tolerant; he was unassuming, trustworthy in the smallest detail, accurate and comprehensive in thought, energetic and conscientious in action.
For a game set around a group of old rocks, in an unassuming English village this is top adventure stuff !
If you have not heard of him before, it 's because he is quite unassuming and has not pushed himself forward.
How about even simpler, even more unassuming activities, such as having fun blowing a dandelion 's seeds into the air.
He was a man whose unassuming character belied his extraordinary erudition and unfailing kindness.
hold was held in high esteem as an energetic, friendly, unassuming and entertaining companion.
He does not precisely sing, of course; but then he looks so unassuming in his open landau!
He was not a big man, like his father, but rather slight of build and with a very quiet, unassuming manner.
unassuming manner gave no hint of his vast knowledge of music.
unassuming on-air personality.
unassuming man who will be fondly remembered by everyone with whom he had been in contact.
unassuming English village this is top adventure stuff!
unassuming nature of this station belies its once large presence on the SER lines within the inner suburbs.
unassuming cream plastic box.
It is plain unassuming yet instantly recognizable for what it is, but without being over designed.
Yet it all began in a very unassuming way 12 years ago.
If you have not heard of him before, it's because he is quite unassuming and has not pushed himself forward.
His purposeful, yet unassuming, manner set the tone for what was a thorough inspiring evening.
He was also its host, but Messer did not speak much and projected an unassuming on-air personality.
He was a quiet unassuming man who will be fondly remembered by everyone with whom he had been in contact.
Today, the quaint and unassuming nature of this station belies its once large presence on the SER lines within the inner suburbs.
The unit itself is an unassuming cream plastic box.
It is unassuming and feels well-worn and cozy.
A sweater coat may look pretty basic and unassuming, but it is one of the most versatile garments a plus size woman can own.
Matte Red is exactly that: a lovely shade of muted red that is boldly paired with a delicately unassuming grey lens.
They have a sleek, unassuming look, but they are meant to protect your eyes from glare, stay secure on your face and more.
It started in 1986 with an unassuming little title for the NES called Metroid.
The diamonds found in the park average one-quarter of a carat in size, though some massive gems have made Arkansas history by being unearthed in this unassuming field.
Guccia Gucci founded his luggage and designer handbag line in 1921 with a small, unassuming store in Florence, Italy.
Since the design of Tod's handbags is clever and unassuming, these bags can go with any clothing ensemble that carries an element of class.
But the unassuming quality of Kooba handbags is what makes them so perfect for everyday activities.
The unassuming leather style says that you are professional, unconcerned, and still in style.
His quiet unassuming mannerism can be very seductive . It's easy to look at Libra and sense the passion he keeps in check just below the surface of his calm exterior.
While charming, the ruffle is also slightly coy and sexy, in a very sweet, unassuming way.
No doubt this watch is bold yet unassuming.
Take a look around your gym the next time you visit to find this stationary and unassuming machine to get an excellent workout for your lower body.
If they fit well, you may even get a boost of confidence from their unassuming lounge style.
A ruched bandeau bra has a tucked-and-gathered front that's unassuming while still being glamorous.
They give off such an innocent, unassuming vibe, but a single detail like a lace-up back can take a blah pair of white panties to "white hot."
After high school the unassuming Pennsylvania native became a registered nurse and in 1999 she wed Jon Gosselin.
Eric and Betty Hayes are unassuming folk from Marlboro, New Jersey.
Inside the unassuming building is some of the city's best barbecued pork and duck--the meat is fresh cut as each meal is prepared.
Don't let the unassuming name fool you, though.
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