The boy departed, and back came the prime minister, perturbed, ill at ease, and garrulous with apologetic
But the next instant she was warning him away from the cubs with a snarl that was less harsh than usual and that was more apologetic
I got in late and was shown to my room on the ground floor by an apologetic
night-clerk with a tallow candle, which he considerately left with me.
His expression was downcast, and his bearing meek and even apologetic
Wise people want so many things before they can even begin to enjoy themselves, and I feel perpetually apologetic
when with them, for only being able to offer them that which I love best myself-- apologetic
, and ashamed of being so easily contented.
Marlow's tone being apologetic
and our new acquaintance having again turned to the window I took it upon myself to say:
That's all right," he said, with an apologetic
No keeper was at hand, so the Leopard Man stepped over a couple of paces, dealt the wolf a sharp blow on the nose with the light cane he carried, and returned with a sadly apologetic
smile to take up his unfinished sentence as though there had been no interruption.
A cheap cotton shirt, with frayed collar and a bosom discoloured with what I took to be ancient blood-stains, was put on me amid a running and apologetic
fire of comment.
Upon my soul, Jack,' says Edwin, complacently, 'I feel quite apologetic
for having my way smoothed as you describe.
His manner was almost apologetic
yet it was defiantly and assertively right.
The Assistant Commissioner gave this definition in an apologetic
Immediately he crouched and began to explore Jukes' person upwards with prudent, apologetic
touches, as became an inferior.
The image of the Vespertilio was on the retina," the astounded enquirer into the secrets of nature observed, in a manner that seemed a little apologetic
, "and I was silly enough to mistake my own faithful beast for the monster.
She was likewise deeply apologetic
for wanting the salt; and, feeling amiably bound to bear out Mr.