style promotes study, that's why we adopt it," returned Laurie, who certainly could not be accused of vanity, having voluntarily sacrificed a handsome curly crop to the demand for quarterinch-long stubble.
Father Mapple rose, and in a mild voice of unassuming
authority ordered the scattered people to condense.
The housekeeper -- dressed to perfection, as usual, in a quiet, lavender-colored summer gown, a black mantilla, an unassuming
straw bonnet, and a crisp blue veil -- escorted her invalid master with the tenderest attention; sometimes directing his notice respectfully to the various objects of the sea view; sometimes bending her head in graceful acknowledgment of the courtesy of passing strangers on the Parade, who stepped aside to let the invalid pass by.
When I lighted my candles, he fell into meek transports with the room that was revealed to him; and when I heated the coffee in an unassuming
block-tin vessel in which Mrs.
Yet, having already made his fortune in his own mind, he was so unassuming
with it that I felt quite grateful to him for not being puffed up.
To this the page replied, "As to Senor Sancho Panza's being a governor there is no doubt whatever; but whether it is an island or not that he governs, with that I have nothing to do; suffice it that it is a town of more than a thousand inhabitants; with regard to the acorns I may tell you my lady the duchess is so unpretending and unassuming
that, not to speak of sending to beg for acorns from a peasant woman, she has been known to send to ask for the loan of a comb from one of her neighbours; for I would have your worships know that the ladies of Aragon, though they are just as illustrious, are not so punctilious and haughty as the Castilian ladies; they treat people with greater familiarity.
The guests found her sweet and unassuming
, laughing, vivacious and a never exhausted storehouse of quaint and interesting jungle lore.
The rest of the money--a considerable sum for me, I decided to borrow from Anton Antonitch Syetotchkin, my immediate superior, an unassuming
person, though grave and judicious.
I said that I could warrant you grateful for the smallest favors--modest, humble, unassuming
They had a low and unassuming
aspect from this upland, though as approached on the other side from Blackmoor in her childhood they were as lofty bastions against the sky.
My mother has a little property, which takes the form of a small life annuity, upon which she lives in an independent though unassuming
manner in the Old Street Road.
She is fourteen years old, light- haired, blue-eyed, unassuming