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The tone was puzzled rather tan harsh, yet Elsie shrank back in sudden abashment.
POLLY OF THE HOSPITAL STAFFEMMA C. DOWD
Mr. Garland accepted the introduction with signs of abashment, but stated his business simply.
V. V.'S EYESHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
He will tell you with pride rather than with abashment that he is an empleado—a State dependent.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
A young man with a record clean enough to permit him to look an accusative world in the face without abashment, one would say.
A ROMANCE IN TRANSITFRANCIS LYNDE
Crimsoning, Alrek fell from his hill of scorn to the valley of abashment.
THE VINLAND CHAMPIONSOTTILIE A. LILJENCRANTZ
As soon as Ned and I could recover from our abashment, we also said good morning.
PHAETON ROGERSROSSITER JOHNSON
On her countenance there was visible neither abashment nor pride.
WOMEN OF HISTORYANONYMOUS
If abashed at heart, at least the world should be uninformed of that abashment.
THE PACE THAT KILLSEDGAR SALTUS
And much to my abashment he and the old man fell upon my neck and kissed me on both cheeks.
ORIENTAL ENCOUNTERSMARMADUKE PICKTHALL
Without the slightest abashment, but rather as a superior, the King looked down at the young Sultan.
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME IILEW. WALLACE
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