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She finished amid much applause, some shamefaced, some hearty, but there were a number of lowering brows.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Father and son shook hands, and Sir John walked feebly to the stiff-backed chair, where he sat down in shamefaced silence.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Everybody looked around, and the man seemed a little shamefaced at his exhibition of hostility to a wooden disk.
A little grin, almost a shamefaced grin, I thought, broke his round moist face up into fat wrinkles.
Reassured, she kissed the pasteboard fervently, and put it down with shamefaced, fluttering haste.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
But those who were telling the truth were frequently shamefaced and mumbling of speech, making poor impressions.
And now then the Semitic face of Weil twisted into a grin that was more than shamefaced—it was downright sheepish.
The brave, yet shamefaced look left nothing doubtful; but he affected to think she spoke only of letters.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
It was a manner which seemed to conceal beneath its shamefaced awkwardness some secret fear or anxiety.
The Happy Family crowded up, shamefaced and manfully willing to own themselves wrong.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER

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