For his coyness we were partly consoled by the gambols of the river-horses.
On his side there is no backwardness now; on hers no coyness, no mock modesty.
It was impossible for him to forget her gentle look or the coyness of her hands.
She looked up at me appealingly, though with no trace of coyness.
I say, were I her equal, I could find in this shyness coyness, and in that ...