hitherto undiscovered

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  • They must have been some region hitherto undiscovered. Cited from Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. I (of 2), by Herman Melville
  • He was not like a man attacking total strangers on a hitherto undiscovered island. Cited from The New Jerusalem, by G. K. Chesterton
  • Since it may lead to systematic examination and seeking for things hitherto undiscovered. Cited from The Mind in the Making, by James Harvey Robinson
  • I am perpetually saying, probably there are many agents hitherto undiscovered. Cited from Biographia Epistolaris, Vol. 1, by Coleridge
  • Nevertheless, the impulse he had thus obeyed sprang perhaps from some real, if hitherto undiscovered depths in his soul. Cited from A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.), by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  • To meet another vessel in this region, many leagues from regular trading routes, in a part of the world hitherto undiscovered, was surprising. Cited from Terre Napoleon, by Ernest Scott
  • It explained the poise of the universe by a great and hitherto undiscovered law. Cited from The Warriors, by Lindsay, Anna Robertson Brown
  • They had managed to carry off considerable equipment with them, and for three centuries they had lived in isolation, spreading over a dozen hitherto undiscovered planets. Cited from A Slave is a Slave, by Henry Beam Piper
  • How many influences, hitherto undiscovered by our ruder senses, may be ever streaming toward us, and modifying every terrestrial action. Cited from Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith, by Robert Patterson
  • "By pretending that we have knowledge of something hitherto undiscovered, the discovery of which would redound to our scientific glory." Cited from Police!!!, by Robert W. Chambers
  • An artist who works within these standards is sure to produce something beautiful; one who breaks them will fail or, rarely, find some hitherto undiscovered, surprising beauty in the medium. Cited from The Principles Of Aesthetics, by Dewitt H. Parker
  • In the 1890s Hoffstad travelled widely, searching for new plant species hitherto undiscovered.
  • The development of hitherto undiscovered traits, of an unsuspected and therefore an inconsistent strength, is a dash of cold water in the face of friendship. Cited from The Colossus, by Opie Read
  • No lack of provender here in this hitherto undiscovered robbers' roost. Cited from Foes in Ambush, by Charles King
  • As he would not come to us to be shot, we searched for him in all directions among the neighbouring rocks, where, in some hitherto undiscovered cave, it was thought probable he had his abode. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Traveling across the Southern Altai, Chikhachyov reached territories hitherto undiscovered.
  • If he had worn the clothes of the period you would have set him down for a hitherto undiscovered hybrid between the barber, the innkeeper, and the affable dispensing chemist. Cited from New Arabian Nights, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • But the value of this result is nothing compared with the issue of the experiment as proving the existence of a principle or law hitherto undiscovered, which may be applied to all kinds of plants for the use of man and beast. Cited from A Walk from London to John O'Groat's, by Elihu Burritt
  • One day when he was about twelve he found a number of lead pencils in a hitherto undiscovered drawer beneath the table, and in scratching upon the table top with one of them he was delighted to discover the black line it left behind it. Cited from Tarzan of the Apes, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Investigating things for himself, the student of nineteen had found a hitherto undiscovered membrane in the root of the human hair, which received the name of Huxley's layer. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley, by Leonard Huxley
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