"I am as inexpert with the gun as the rod," said I, diffidently.
"Her smile is very pleasing," submitted Martha, diffidently.
"I suspect not," said she, diffidently, and still blushing deeper.
"You've seen very little of our world," he said diffidently.
It was Aura who diffidently suggested the plan they finally adopted.
"I hear that O'Meara called on you to-day," he ...