I reluctantly descended the stairs, smiling but unsure what to say.
She reluctantly pushed his hands away.
Reluctantly she pulled away, her pulse and respiration in a race.
Fred O'Connor reluctantly held out the century-old notebook.
Reluctantly, she took his hand.
Finally, Howie reluctantly agreed to wait a couple of days and see how the situation played out.
Fred O'Connor had arranged the affair and Dean had reluctantly agreed to subject himself to the scrutiny of the cream of the town's lady folk.
Dean reluctantly agreed it was a clever idea even though he thought it was a waste of time.
The time had come and I reluctantly agreed.
Reluctantly, he agreed to waste his Sunday with Vinnie and learned from Sackler that a uniformed officer had delivered Vinnie's clothes earlier.
Bill reluctantly left her at the hospital for the night.
Reluctantly, he accepted the fact that he needed the protection of the Immortals to keep Katie safe.
She was sitting by her sister at the tea table, and reluctantly, without looking at him, made some reply to Boris who sat down beside her.
Jonny held out a hand, and Dusty reluctantly let her go.
Cynthia looked down at the coded notebook, but the sounds of the returning guests caused her to reluctantly put it aside.
Betsy reluctantly took the phone.
When the show was over, Dean carefully laid out his new slacks over the back of his chair and reluctantly went to shower—and shave.
He had the right people helping him, a mate who reluctantly agreed to his plan to help her, a better understanding of when to break the Code and a plan to repair all that was broken within his domain on the mortal realm.
Rostov looked frowningly at the Frenchmen, bowed reluctantly, and remained silent.
When she reached for the receiver, he released it reluctantly and then lounged against the wall where he could hear her conversation.
She was half listening to him while she watched Denton reluctantly leave Clarissa and glance around the crowd.
Parking wasn't a problem if you didn't mind paying the price of a good country dinner, but Dean didn't have time to hunt down a bargain so he reluctantly pulled into the closest lot.
"Thanks, Joe," Mayer said, excusing Chernak, who looked disappointed as he reluctantly left.
Reluctantly he released her and started through the door.
He attended to army affairs reluctantly, left everything to his generals, and while awaiting the Emperor's arrival led a dissipated life.
Fred seethed but reluctantly agreed it was best to call it a night—or rather, a morning.
I reluctantly agreed and told him we were devastated that we prompted these deaths; the deputy sheriff, Youngblood, Brenda Washington.
Prince Andrew, seeing that his father insisted, began--at first reluctantly, but gradually with more and more animation, and from habit changing unconsciously from Russian to French as he went on--to explain the plan of operation for the coming campaign.
Princess Mary--reluctantly as is usual in such cases--began telling of the condition in which she had found Prince Andrew.
In 1875 he was elected member of the Academie des Sciences Morales, and in 1880 reluctantly accepted the post of director of the Ecole Normale.
We all reluctantly entered our vitals privately, including information on baby Claire.
Dean tried hard to exclude Jennifer Radisson from consideration as a malefactor, although he reluctantly admitted his sole reason to pass on her as a suspect was his belief in her story.
Jackson had stopped by for Bumpus who reluctantly jumped into the back seat like an arrested felon.
Reluctantly, he walked up the sloping hill and to the door that opened automatically for its master, unlike the portal home.
Capponi resigned in October 1848, and Leopold reluctantly consented to a democratic ministry led by Guerrazzi and Montanelli, the former a very ambitious and unscrupulous man, the latter honest but fantastic. Following the Roman example, a constituent assembly was demanded to vote on union with Rome and eventually with the rest of Italy.
Destiny let go of him and reluctantly transferred to Carmen.
Somewhat reluctantly it was accepted by Scottish Presbyterianism as a substitute for an older version with a greater variety of metre and music. "Old Hundred" and "Old 124th" mean the moth and 124th Psalms in that old book.
In 1429, instigated by the emperor Sigismund, whom he magnificently entertained at his court at Lutsk, Witowt revived his claim to a kingly crown, and Jagiello reluctantly consented to his cousin's coronation; but before it could be accomplished Witowt died at Troki, on the 27th of October 1430.
Cynthia reluctantly agreed and after the now-customary caution to be careful, Dean rose to leave.
She reluctantly relinquished the kitten and watched him retrace his steps to the barn.
Much as Dean had misgivings and knew he was being manipulated, Fred's suggestion made sense, and he reluctantly agreed to let the old man lead the prey to him.
Betsy and I reluctantly agreed, also agreeing to travel north the following weekend.
After telling me the contest was over, something I'd just told her, she reluctantly transferred me to Irv Goldman who was in charge of the contest while it was running.
She reluctantly agreed following up on my sighting would be prudent and wouldn't do any harm.
Reluctantly, her thoughts returned to the human she'd left in Hell.
He reluctantly pawed through the clutter on her bureau and the personal items in her bureau drawers, urged by Randy, who hoped the letter might have been left behind.
It was felt to be a political necessity that he should return, and in 1541, somewhat reluctantly, he returned on his own terms. These were the recognition of the Church's spiritual independence, the division of the town into parishes, and the appointment (by the municipal authority) of a consistory or council of elders in each parish for the exercise of discipline.
The Russian military historians in so far as they submit to claims of logic must admit that conclusion, and in spite of their lyrical rhapsodies about valor, devotion, and so forth, must reluctantly admit that the French retreat from Moscow was a series of victories for Napoleon and defeats for Kutuzov.
Cynthia reluctantly put the notebook aside and the couple began to carry the fresh baked goods and other breakfast items to the dining room.
Dean reluctantly explained Fred O'Connor's idea about the newspaper subscription and the fact that a paper had been sent to Scranton to a somewhat mysterious occupant.
While he reluctantly acknowledged his growing feelings for the lady, he couldn't help but wonder: What would she think if she learned her loving husband was a toad who'd dropped her like a rock for a measly 2.8 mil?
The Conqueror, when on his death-bed, reluctantly permitted Odo's release (1087).
" To me the reigns of the successors of Constantine were absolutely new; and I was immersed in the passage of the Goths over the Danube, when the summons of the dinner bell reluctantly dragged me from my intellectual feast."
It was reluctantly accepted by Lord Sandwich, then First Lord, but before it could take effect France declared war, and a powerful French squadron was sent to America under the count d'Estaing.
On the 10th he bade farewell to his guard and set forth from Fontainebleau for Elba, which the powers had very reluctantly, and owing to the pressure of the tsar, awarded to him as a possession.
But he reluctantly, and most unwisely, allowed himself to be entangled in the scandalous family quarrel between Frederick, prince of Wales, and his parents.
Weyrother, who was in full control of the proposed battle, by his eagerness and briskness presented a marked contrast to the dissatisfied and drowsy Kutuzov, who reluctantly played the part of chairman and president of the council of war.
The generals seemed to listen reluctantly to the difficult dispositions.
"Yes, we are going," replied Nicholas reluctantly, for today, as he intended to hunt seriously, he did not want to take Natasha and Petya.
He drank reluctantly, tried to remain alone, and kept turning something over in his mind.
Prince Andrew answered all his questions reluctantly but reasonably, and then said he wanted a bolster placed under him as he was uncomfortable and in great pain.
"Yes, I think so," he said reluctantly, and left the study.
While there was a feeling of last-guy-in-turn-off-the-elevator, the Deans reluctantly agreed that some form of management was necessary to maintain order in the face of the ever-increasing numbers who wallowed in nature's wonders.
Cynthia protested, citing the accumulating chores and full house, but reluctantly agreed.