Usage examples for eagerness

  1. Reuben looked somewhat alarmed, and in his eagerness was very nearly doing both the things against which he was being warned. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. The girls laughed good- naturedly at Marian's evident eagerness to draw a check. – Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School or The Parting of the Ways by Jessie Graham Flower
  3. " Well, that eagerness of Salter Quick's to find a churchyard with the name Netherfield on the stones," I replied. – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  4. " Come on," said the Alphian, and he drew his companion after him with an eagerness the American was slow to understand. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  5. The eagerness to help made it appear as if nothing was going on. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  6. I spoke with quick eagerness. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  7. Tessie looked up then, her wide mouth quivering with eagerness. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  8. She accompanied Patty with some degree of eagerness. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  9. Both men were eager for the visit, and the cause of their eagerness was not far to seek. – In the Brooding Wild by Ridgwell Cullum
  10. Father and daughter received him kindly, and Rosamund's eyes were full of eagerness as she turned them upon him. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  11. Lord Langerdale, I cried, my voice, despite all my efforts, trembling with eagerness, you know who my mother was? – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. But then she did not show the lively pleasure he had expected; her face flushed a little, she hardly smiled, she met him as if he were more or less a stranger,- with much more dignity and less eagerness than he was accustomed to from her. – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  13. And I want to say that you must not get away from me in your eagerness. – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward
  14. He put her into his automobile with an eagerness she did not notice, so delighted was she by the sense of escape from mediocrity which the elegance and ease of the car brought her. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  15. There was a growing eagerness in the pale eyes ... – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  16. She spoke with a pressure of eagerness. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  17. He could tell this by the old dog's growing eagerness. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  18. My eagerness had been unwise. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  19. She laughed at my evident ignorance, as well as the eagerness of my tone. – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  20. " I did expect to go with Mr. and Miss Graham," answered Gertrude, " and looked forward to the journey with the greatest eagerness; but I have just decided that I must remain in Boston this winter." – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins