Sentence Examples


  • Finally he brushed the hay from his shirt and jeans, his gaze downcast as he spoke.
  • For again Starbuck's downcast eyes lighted up with the stubbornness of life; the subterranean laugh died away; the winds blew on; the sails filled out; the ship heaved and rolled as before.
  • But, though for ever mounted on that stump, never a stump-speech does the poor whaleman make; but, with downcast eyes, stands ruefully contemplating his own amputation.
  • "Sell me the missis," said another soldier, addressing the German, who, angry and frightened, strode energetically along with downcast eyes.
  • Before dinner, Princess Mary and Mademoiselle Bourienne, who knew that the prince was in a bad humor, stood awaiting him; Mademoiselle Bourienne with a radiant face that said: "I know nothing, I am the same as usual," and Princess Mary pale, frightened, and with downcast eyes.

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