She collected a handful of the material in modest protest.
That's not uncommon for Big Apple young people, living on a modest income in a financially immodest city.
Be it as it may, both seem happy as pigeons in a bird bath with their modest lives.
Howie stood in front of his modest hotel waiting for us.
We motored by moderately maintained modest houses and empty spaces before turning onto the main street.
Even on this holiday, one of the busiest days of the year, traffic remained modest by urban standards.
In modest shorts, her legs were smooth – shapely, without the sharp angles of a muscular build.
Maybe you're modest or scared you'll get caught so you pull way up out of sight and while you're doing your business, this other car comes in, leaves a couple of suitcases and drives away!
He spoke of Jeffrey Byrne's modest contributions to country, town, family and society in general, information probably learned only hours earlier.
To Dean's mind, it seemed everyone passed him but there were more remaining behind him as he maintained his modest pace.
Slipping into a modest two-piece swimsuit with a full bottom part, she grabbed a towel and headed out at a brisk walk for the creek.
In a belated modest moment, she clamped the shirt shut and headed for the house.
Alex was amused by the fact that she was suddenly modest afterward.
Yet the modest behavior was instinctive - if not an irresistible urge.
Their dates had been modest, but was that by preference, or because he had limited funding?
The headquarters in Paris were removed from the modest rooms in the Rue Taranne, and established in large halls near the Boulevard Italien.
But the mere tone-colours of that scene are enough to make a casual listener imagine that he is dealing with the true Wagner: the variety of tone never fails, and depends on no immoderate paraphernalia; for, farreaching as are the results of the systematic increase of the classical pairs of wind-instruments to groups of three, this is a very modest reform compared to the banausic " extra attractions " of every new production of Meyerbeer's.
In character he was modest, kind and sympathetic, ever ready to help and encourage serious students, generous in his judgment of the works of others, a most cheery companion, full of wit and humour.
The result was that he lost the appointment, and with it one-half of his very modest income.
Only in our own day has the existence of the southern continent been demonstrated within the modest limits of Antarctica.
Cloud computing and software frameworks such as Hadoop give unimagined computing power to the scientist on the most modest budget.
All his absent-mindedness and inability to enter a room and converse in it was, however, redeemed by his kindly, simple, and modest expression.
Most of the guests, knowing of the affair with the bear, looked with curiosity at this big, stout, quiet man, wondering how such a clumsy, modest fellow could have played such a prank on a policeman.
Kutuzov was occupying a nobleman's castle of modest dimensions near Ostralitz.
At the appointed hour, however, he entered the modest house Speranski owned in the Taurida Gardens.
By a strange coincidence, this task, which turned out to be a most difficult and important one, was entrusted to Dokhturov--that same modest little Dokhturov whom no one had described to us as drawing up plans of battles, dashing about in front of regiments, showering crosses on batteries, and so on, and who was thought to be and was spoken of as undecided and undiscerning--but whom we find commanding wherever the position was most difficult all through the Russo-French wars from Austerlitz to the year 1813.