Sentence Examples

  • The hairs tied in the knot hurt Pierre and there were lines of pain on his face and a shamefaced smile.
  • What sportsmen! and as if scorning to say more to the frightened and shamefaced count, he lashed the heaving flanks of his sweating chestnut gelding with all the anger the count had aroused and flew off after the hounds.
  • He prayed with that passionate and shamefaced feeling with which men pray at moments of great excitement arising from trivial causes.
  • The others all followed, dispirited and shamefaced, and only much later were they able to regain their former affectation of indifference.
  • Natasha was standing in the middle of the drawing room, emaciated, with a pale set face, but not at all shamefaced as Pierre expected to find her.

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