If they see that our national government is efficient and well administered, our trade prudently regulated, our militia properly organized and disciplined, our resources and finances discreetly
managed, our credit re-established, our people free, contented, and united, they will be much more disposed to cultivate our friendship than provoke our resentment.
But granting all this; yet, regarded discreetly
and coolly, seems it not but a mad idea, this; that in the broad boundless ocean, one solitary whale, even if encountered, should be thought capable of individual recognition from his hunter, even as a white-bearded Mufti in the thronged thoroughfares of Constantinople?
The rooks were awake in Randolph Crescent; but the windows looked down, discreetly
blinded, on the return of the prodigal.
I do not know whether I have been what people call a great reader; I cannot claim even to have been a very wise reader; but I have always been conscious of a high purpose to read much more, and more discreetly
, than I have ever really done, and probably it is from the vantage-ground of this good intention that I shall sometimes be found writing here rather than from the facts of the case.
Milady knows very well what becomes her," the woman answered discreetly
When he saw and heard the confusion and uproar on the beach later that night when Captain Kellar turned Tulagi upside-down in his search for Michael, the old one-legged one remained discreetly
Anne and Gilbert discreetly
melted away; but when Owen had gone Anne returned, to find Leslie standing by the hearth.
The young man, I hear, lives with John and Natty Bumppo, and it’s always best to humor a patient, when it can be done discreetly
—I say, discreetly
She took a few grains of the popcorn we pressed upon her, eating them discreetly
and taking care not to get her fingers sticky.
She thought it was best to preserve silence, to discreetly
set off to accomplish her difficult mission with her usual skill; and then, all things being accomplished to the satisfaction of the cardinal, to come to him and claim her vengeance.
The Baron looked slightly offended, and the Vice-Warden discreetly
changed the subject.
It was during a relay that Porthos ventured to interrogate Aramis discreetly