embarrassed


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No, my dear boy" (the count, too, felt embarrassed.
Lord Dawlish, if he had been able to diagnose correctly the almost paternal attitude which had become his host's normal manner these days, would have been equally embarrassed but less startled, for conscience had already suggested to him from time to time that he had been guilty of a feeling toward Elizabeth warmer than any feeling that should come to an engaged man.
No--she had not been so much embarrassed as I had supposed.
I should have been a little embarrassed myself if I had known earlier what sort of a contract I had on my hands.
There he again appeared uneasy and embarrassed, and stopped for the third time.
The captain, more and more embarrassed, fell back upon the subject of the tapestry,--"'Tis, in sooth, a charming work
While still continuing to visit her from time to time, from a remnant of common respect, he felt doubly embarrassed with Fleur-de-Lys; in the first place, because, in consequence of having scattered his love in all sorts of places, he had reserved very little for her; in the next place, because, amid so many stiff, formal, and decent ladies, he was in constant fear lest his mouth, habituated to oaths, should suddenly take the bit in its teeth, and break out into the language of the tavern.
So I put it before her, but she continued for a little so inscrutably embarrassed that I came again to her aid.
On the point of taking leave of her, nonetheless, I was to some extent embarrassed.
Very much embarrassed, after having vainly exhausted our speaking resources, I knew not what part to take, when Conseil said:
She could not have called it either cold or friendly, or anything so certainly as embarrassed.
He came in with eagerness, appeared to see and think only of her, apologised for his stay, was grieved to have kept her waiting, and anxious to get her away without further loss of time and before the rain increased; and in another moment they walked off together, her arm under his, a gentle and embarrassed glance, and a "Good morning to you