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the Chancellor replied, modestly, with downcast eyes.
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.
I fancied you looked a little downcast when you came in," she ventured to observe, anxious to keep away from the subject of herself.
In the centre of this enchanted garden Madame Nilsson, in white cashmere slashed with pale blue satin, a reticule dangling from a blue girdle, and large yellow braids carefully disposed on each side of her muslin chemisette, listened with downcast eyes to M.
And, when she saw him in the evening, while she worked with her friend, slowly pacing the drawing-room for an hour together in silent thoughtfulness, with downcast eyes and contracted brow, she felt secure from all possibility of wronging him.
Philip watched Sally; she sat with downcast eyes, calm, silent, and observant; and her long eye-lashes cast a pretty shadow on her cheek.
Aramis, pale and downcast, between two flambeaux, showed himself at the window which looked into the principal court, full of soldiers waiting for orders and bewildered inhabitants imploring succor.
Sell me the missis," said another soldier, addressing the German, who, angry and frightened, strode energetically along with downcast eyes.
The girl stood for some time as it had left her, except that her head was bent and her eyes downcast in thought.
Well," returned Mombi, with downcast eyes, "he visited me to learn the way I make tea-biscuits.
He seats himself by her side, and feasts his eyes on the lovely downcast face that dares not turn toward him.
The shaggy man grew red and looked downcast, as he answered in a low voice:
At that unexpected trick, Geppetto became very sad and downcast, more so than he had ever been before.
At last out they broke in a torrent of far-fetched and high-strained compliments, which were answered on her side by downcast looks, half bows, and civil monosyllables.