She snatched the blanket and modestly drew it up to her chin.
The voice on the telephone had belonged to a middle-aged woman dressed modestly in a dark suit.
He modestly entitled his work a Gnomon or index, his object being rather to guide the reader to ascertain the meaning for himself, than to save him from the trouble of personal investigation.
Our company name was modestly displayed by the front door for all to see.
In the contested election of 1159, for instance, though a majority of the cardinals had elected Cardinal Roland (Alexander III.), the defeated candidate Cardinal Octavian (Victor IV.), while his rival was modestly hesitating to accept the honour, seized the pluviale and put it on his own shoulders hastily, upside down; and it was on this ground that the council of Pavia in r 160 based their declaration in favour of Victor, and anathematized Alexander.
"It isn't that," said the Sawhorse, modestly; "but I never tire, and you do."
When she completed her task, she stepped up on the velvet chair, after modestly lifting her skirt ever so slightly.
Its object, as modestly stated in the preface, was "to indicate some of the earliest ideas of mankind, as they are reflected in ancient law, and to point out the relation of those ideas to modern thought."
The lectures at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes, which he attended from its foundation in 1868, revealed his true bent; and henceforth he devoted himself almost entirely to scholarship. He began modestly by the study of the municipal charters of St Omer.
In 1843, after his removal to Gottingen, he began his great Handworterbuch der Physiologie, mit Riicksicht auf physiologische Pathologie, and brought out the fifth (supplementary) volume in 1852; the only contributions of his own in it were on the sympathetic nerve, nerve-ganglia and nerve-endings, and he modestly disclaimed all merit except as being the organizer.
The restaurant offers modestly priced seafood and steaks, which you can enjoy directly on the lake front.
After studying theology in Geneva, Leiden and France, he became pastor of the Italian congregation in Geneva in 1647; after a brief pastorate at Lyons he again returned to Geneva as professor of theology in 1653, having modestly declined a professorship of philosophy in 1650.
She modestly lifted her shirt a little and gently pulled the waistband down far enough to reveal the angry red bumps.
The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.
Bolkonski, very modestly without once mentioning himself, described the engagement and his reception by the Minister of War.
Nina waved a hand modestly.
It is universally agreed that the letters ad Familiares were published by Tiro, whose hand is revealed by the fact that he suppresses all letters written by himself, and modestly puts at the end those written to him.
He modestly took his seat on one of the back benches, till Fox brought him forward to a seat near his own, exclaiming, "This is no place for the Irish Demosthenes !"
He modestly declined the title of pater patriae; the memory of Claudius, and that of his own father Domitius were duly honoured.
This scheme was the work of Blasius Merrem, who, in a communication to the Academy of Sciences of Berlin on the t oth December 1812, which was published in its Abhandlungen for the following year (pp. 237-259), set forth a Tentamen systematis naturalis avium, no less modestly entitled than modestly executed.
Boots clicked in the hallway and she instinctively pulled the blanket around her torso modestly.
Winston, the son of a Connecticut congressman, admitted modestly after some prodding he was educated at Yale on a sports scholarship and had played both baseball and football for four years.
The lavender striped knit top exposed soft shoulders and the beginning swell of generous breasts as modestly as it did her smooth flat midriff.
casemate wall we found remains of a modestly constructed edifice.
inaugurated the new era by practicing on a colossal scale thefts of state lands, thefts that had been hitherto managed more modestly.
Better instruments - even budget and modestly priced have a solid wood soundboard.
But inasmuch as there are many persons, including most makers of school editions, who prudently and modestly desire a better road to truth than their own investigations can discover and think thus to find it, it will not be amiss to observe on the one hand that the concurrence of a succession of editors in a reading is no proof and often no presumption either that their agreement is independent or that their reading is right; and on the other that, though independence may generally be granted to coinciding emendations of different scholars, yet from the general constitution of the human mind it is likely that not a few of these will be coincidences in error rather than in truth.
It is true that it was hot there, he added, modestly.
Still, it is easy to start shopping for a modestly priced digital camera and end up buying an $800 model.
Typically, prices for mineral makeup are modestly reasonable, but can also be costly.
Choose from over 75 modestly cut gowns at LatterDayBride.
"K-Fed", not so modestly, rapped about his ability to rhyme, drink Cristal, marry a celebrity and wear bling, seemed to only impress himself.
Modest dresses for girls are available in contemporary, classic and simple old-fashioned designs and a trend toward dressing modestly is growing.
With the growing interest in dressing modestly, websites and online businesses selling modest clothing for women and girls have blossomed.
Amish and Mennonite women and girls dress modestly.
While simple and modest this style is not for every girl who wants to dress modestly.
The reasons for dressing modestly differ from one person to another.
A typical kit includes all you need to complete the installation, including glue, decorative corner pieces, and enough linear feet of trim to cover a modestly sized room.
With styles ranging from modestly mild to seductively daring, there are Italian full figure bras for every occasion and every mood.
Whether you go for sexy and sassy or more modestly chic, you can find the perfect club dress just for you.
You can be sexy, fashionable and sophisticated in club wear made just for showing off all those fabulous curves whether you opt for sexy and sassy or more modestly chic.
They are modestly priced making CoCo Key an affordable family vacation.
His career began modestly but quickly grew into a game designing legend, a title he seems to humbly hold as he pens the video games of tomorrow.
Between 2004 and 2005 the average home value increased modestly at almost four percent.
Even though in reality the suit covers you modestly, the initial impression of nakedness will add excitement to your look.
The suit is modestly cut with thin black adjustable straps and black bottoms.
You can also head out to your yard in the buff if your privacy fences are modestly high.
Investing in a colorful cover-up is a great way to stay on the beach, playing and having fun, and still be modestly dressed.
Provides generous coverage: For those who prefer to dress a bit more modestly, but loathe looking out of place at the beach, a tank top can be a good fit as this style helps on both fronts.
DKNY features a modestly cut swimsuit that features removable padding and a full coverage bottom, giving you self-confidence without overexposing your imperfections.
The kids are all home schooled and the girls are all required to dress modestly.
The family dresses modestly and is decidedly pro-life in its beliefs.
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