Usage examples for abashed

  1. " That is a young lady who gives a man much food for thought," remarked the minister to Mr. Gray, as, somewhat abashed but greatly impressed, he was leaving the house a few minutes later. – The Old Gray Homestead by Frances Parkinson Keyes
  2. Well, anyway, resumed Billy, a little abashed I silenced the girl. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. The English counsellors were not abashed by this rebuke, but became, on the contrary, very indignant, avowing that if anything more was demanded of them, England would entirely abandon the United Provinces. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. Abashed he would not try again. – The Short Life by Francis Donovan
  5. He stopped short, abashed the glow fading from his face, the light from his eyes. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  6. She came forward with a strange,- even abashed smile, after closing the door behind her. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  7. He was suddenly abashed – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. He looked me full in the face, and I, nothing abashed kept my eyes fixed upon his. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  9. She had stood abashed when Clara had put on the majesty of right, but now it was Clara herself who was abashed not at the thing itself, but at the fact of having to utter it. – The Coast of Chance by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain
  10. " Your sister is a person of great courage," said the clergyman, as if he were a little abashed by it. – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  11. Mr. Pratt was not at all abashed – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  12. It was the work he placed before her that held Helen May abashed before his vast knowledge. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  13. " Oh, Mrs. Thayer, they said the doctor had come, and-" Helen Denby stopped short, her abashed eyes going from one to the other of the expressive faces before her. – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  14. So much abashed was I, that I scarce touched the tips of her slender little fingers, and a tremour was in the limb that performed this office, the whole time it was thus employed. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  15. For instance, all ordinary men are abashed in the presence of the dead. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  16. He was abashed ready to answer- and always elusive. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  17. " Sure," said the abashed Spike, restored to a sense of his position. – The Gem Collector by P. G. Wodehouse
  18. Grace was rather startled by so unexpected a response from her sister- in- law, and for a moment or two looked abashed – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  19. Irving felt his color rising; he felt both abashed and annoyed. – The Jester of St. Timothy's by Arthur Stanwood Pier