His forced politeness sat awkwardly
upon him, and approached almost to impertinence.
Also, his exterior was peculiar--he moved and walked awkwardly
, and uttered his words in such a strange manner that at first I could never look at him without laughing.
He bowed awkwardly
, and bade us "good evening," in French accents, which, although somewhat Neufchatelish, were still sufficiently indicative of a Parisian origin.
This wore a faded silk, that had gone through at least three generations, over coarse, woollen black stockings; that, a shawl, whose dyes were as numerous as those of the rainbow, over an awkwardly
fitting gown of rough brown “woman’s wear.
Here every thing is art, nakedly, or but awkwardly
We were still there rather awkwardly
, on our feet, in the middle of the sala.
It was in the course of the evening after the scene with the Captain that he joined her, awkwardly
, abruptly, irresistibly, on the deck, where she was pacing to and fro alone, the hour being auspiciously mild and the stars remarkably fine.
I gave them somewhat awkwardly
, I believe; for, in fact, the sudden disclosure of so important a matter took from me the power of speaking with any clearness, She thanked me, however, most affectionately, for my kind concern in the welfare of herself and daughter; and then said: "I am not apt to deal in professions, my dear Mrs.
To be sure, he had said it all awkwardly
, but Rose, who was devout, knew the stately Song of Solomon and as she recalled the magnificent outburst of passion she almost let herself be convinced that Martin was a poet-lover in the rough.
Moreover she, and Clare also, stood as yet on the debatable land between predilection and love; where no profundities have been reached; no reflections have set in, awkwardly
inquiring, "Whither does this new current tend to carry me?
She could not comprehend the existence of a being so awkwardly
Philip started to run, awkwardly
, trailing his club-foot, and then stopped.
He stroked her hair and then patted her awkwardly
on the back of her neck.
He was awkwardly
silent; he was awkwardly
When he ultimately got past my defence, with a jumpy one which broke awkwardly
from the off, I had fetched twenty-three so that he needed twenty to win, a longer hand than he had ever yet made.