Well, he was probably embarrassed by her outburst and felt the need to explain.
He recalled her outburst at him the previous day.
For a minute after the patio door slid shut she stood in stunned silence, too shocked by his outburst to think of a response.
Jessi covered her mouth but ended up faking an outburst of coughs to keep from laughing out loud.
The death of the unfortunate monarch, against whom an attempt had previously been made by the anarchist Accianito (2 2nd April Death 1897), caused an outburst of profound sorrow and indignation.
Barren Island was last in eruption in 1803, but there is still a thin column of steam from a sulphur bed at the top and a variable hot spring at the point where the last outburst of lava flowed into the sea.
- In the temperate seas the two great features are: (1) the outburst of vegetable life in the spring; and (2) the vernal or summer phase of reproduction among animals.
Following the great spring production of plant substance there is, therefore, a summer outburst of animal life.
The fear of being imprisoned in a convent for the rest of her life was the determining cause of her irresistible outburst of energy.
19 seq., with its note of farewell, to the impassioned outburst of iii.
Ammon had yet another outburst of glory.
Every thwarted desire was the signal for a passionate outburst, and as she grew older and stronger, these tempests became more violent.
Helen resisted, and Viney tried to force it out of her hand, and I suspect that she slapped the child, or did something which caused this unusual outburst of temper.
In the first moment of Pierre's outburst Anna Pavlovna, despite her social experience, was horror-struck.
Nesvitski and Zherkov were so surprised by this outburst that they gazed at Bolkonski silently with wide-open eyes.
Taking the colonel's outburst as a challenge to his courage, the general expanded his chest and rode, frowning, beside him to the front line, as if their differences would be settled there amongst the bullets.
"But I never said a word about the Emperor!" said the officer, justifying himself, and unable to understand Rostov's outburst, except on the supposition that he was drunk.
After this outburst the prince did not speak any more about the matter.
He not only showed no sign of constraint or self-reproach on account of his outburst that morning, but, on the contrary, tried to reassure Balashev.
Pierre knew he was not to blame, for he could not have come sooner; he knew this outburst was unseemly and would blow over in a minute or two; above all he knew that he himself was bright and happy.