So, I walked a little further with Biddy, looking silently at her downcast
Marzavan listened with downcast
eyes and the utmost attention.
I do not understand it," said Don Quixote; but one of the guards said to him, "Sir, to sing under suffering means with the non sancta fraternity to confess under torture; they put this sinner to the torture and he confessed his crime, which was being a cuatrero, that is a cattle-stealer, and on his confession they sentenced him to six years in the galleys, besides two bundred lashes that he has already had on the back; and he is always dejected and downcast
because the other thieves that were left behind and that march here ill-treat, and snub, and jeer, and despise him for confessing and not having spirit enough to say nay; for, say they, 'nay' has no more letters in it than
Hearing that voice, so sweet and suppliant, seeing that look, so timid and downcast
, Felton reproached himself.
When they spoke, although Teresa listened timidly and with downcast
eyes to the conversation of her cavalier, as Luigi could read in the ardent looks of the good-looking young man that his language was that of praise, it seemed as if the whole world was turning round with him, and all the voices of hell were whispering in his ears ideas of murder and assassination.
Yet when he arrived to see his son he almost invariably had on his face a downcast
, timid expression that was probably due to uncertainty concerning the way in which he would be received.
Dudley came behind, with a downcast
look, dreading, as well he might, to meet the indignant gaze of the people, who beheld him, their only countryman by birth, among the oppressors of his native land.
Near the door he met his son Samuel, who seemed downcast
and out of spirits.
Lastly, there they were, sitting on the desolate shore of this very island, hungry and downcast
, and looking ruefully at the bare bones of the stag which they devoured yesterday.
The tribe came forth to meet them; the women with piercing cries and wailings; the men with downcast
countenances, in which gloom and sorrow seemed fixed as if in marble.
His mouth was shut, it is true, and his tongue might have been in his pocket, for any thing I know: but his eyes and his head, his walk, and even his nose were downcast
, and spoke mortification.
I cannot say I was chagrined or downcast
by the contrast which the reality of a pensionnat de demoiselles presented to my vague ideal of the same community; I was only enlightened and amused; consequently, I felt in no disposition to complain to Mdlle.
the Chancellor replied, modestly, with downcast
But Pittrino remained downcast
and said he felt assured of what was about to happen.
He then descended, and stood, with downcast
eyes, to receive Roger Malvin's parting words.