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Quotes of apologetic

  1. Dull would be the man who should merely tolerate this plan of social industry. Weak would be the position of him who should take an apologetic tone in defending it, or present its claims in a merely negative way, by exposing the evils and perils of the socialistic plan. – John Bates Clark
  2. I am not politically correct. I am all about the facts, I am all about the truth and I am all about Godly pursuits and what this country was built on, and I am not apologetic about it. – Luke Scott
  3. The Peace Corps is guilty of enthusiasm and a crusading spirit. But we're not apologetic about it. – Sargent Shriver
  4. I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession. – John Steinbeck

Usage examples for apologetic

  1. The indifference of the clerks to my presence, and the evident contempt with which an order for a hundred shares of something was being taken from an apologetic old gentleman were enough to assure me of that. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  2. He felt foolish and apologetic – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  3. " I don't like to hear that sort of thing," said he, apologetic and nervous. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  4. " Now I'll fix that arm, Henry," her voice was faintly apologetic – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  5. K. was rather apologetic – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  6. Apologetic for having wandered out of his depth, he replied: That means amuse us. – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  7. Both gentlemen half rose, the one making wry faces and rubbing his elbow, the other bowing and apologetic – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  8. " You see, he don't know that we know each other," explained the apologetic steward, " but I don't like leaving you in the kitchen." – At Sunwich Port, Complete by W.W. Jacobs
  9. Then, in an almost apologetic voice he added, " The Irishman insisted on coming along." – One-Way Ticket to Nowhere by Leroy Yerxa
  10. " I did," Foster admitted in an apologetic voice. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  11. Without for a moment denying one of the legitimate claims of scientific apologetic we may at once dismiss the idea that it pretends to represent a process through which the mind of the convert to Christianity either does or ought necessarily to pass. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  12. They relaxed and exchanged apologetic smiles. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  13. Gandam glanced at him with a smile which was half apologetic and half triumphant. – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  14. Rodrigo gave a short, apologetic laugh. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  15. " Well, I only say what father told me," says Andrews, in a half- apologetic fashion, being somewhat abashed by her anger. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  16. Mammy was a trifle apologetic over having a husband no further off than the next neighbor's. – Dishes & Beverages of the Old South by Martha McCulloch Williams
  17. His voice took on an apologetic tone. – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
  18. " I am- I am, really," she said, looking up at him with an apologetic smile. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  19. For a moment Cardo was speechless with astonishment, but not for long, for, in answer to Valmai's apologetic Oh! – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  20. Many of the most conscientious persons go about with an habitually apologetic manner. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers