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"Modest!" cried D'Artagnan, transported, "he is modest!" Then, turning towards the stranger, with a character of blunt bonhomie: "But tell me at least the name of your works, monsieur; for you will please to observe you have not told me your name, and I have been forced to divine your genius."
"Rosy looks now like what she is, a modest little girl, who does not want to be stared at.
"I feel very odd and light, but I'm warm as a toast, and nothing seems to be in my way," answered Rose, with a skip which displayed shapely gaiters on legs that now might be as free and active as a boy's under the modest skirts of the girl.
You're not half good enough for--well, whoever the modest girl may be." And Jo looked a little queer likewise, for a name had almost escaped her.
I was born modest; not all over, but in spots; and this was one of the spots.
A remarkable and diverting circumstance is the amount which may lie in the mien of a shy and painfully modest man who has been touched with the divine passion--especially when he would rather sink into the earth than betray himself by a single word or look.
Dohkturov, a little man, sat opposite Weyrother, with an assiduous and modest mien, and stooping over the outspread map conscientiously studied the dispositions and the unfamiliar locality.
If he had been the most modest man that ever lived, he must have seen in Francine's face that she loved him.
For Q2 GDP, analysts saw only a modest downward growth bump to 2.0% from 2.1%, with a big service sector boost that left a robust 4.7% (was 4.3%) headline consumption rise.
The Miami Modest Fashion Week will take place from Nov.
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The term modest fashion or modest dressing refers to a fashion trend in women of wearing less skin-revealing clothes, specially in a way that satisfies their spiritual and stylistic requirements for reasons of faith, religion or personal preference.