48 examples of abjectly in sentences
As soon as he grew really tiresome his father became abjectly apologetic.
Nowadays, literature, having found the public to be its most profitable patron, works hard and even abjectly for its favor.
Then, before the astounded elderly man could recover from his amazement, or regain the gold spectacles which had been knocked from his nose, the umbrella, after an instant of keen examination, was restored to him with a humble, almost abjectly apologetic, air, and Mr. BUMSTEAD hurried back, evidently crushed, into the refreshment saloon.
He dropped on his knees when he saw Paulsuddenly, abjectly, like an animal, in his dumb attitude of deprecation.
Yet never has the present writer felt more abjectly crushed with a sense of incompetence than when posed by the difficulties of a "hagnostic" greengrocer, or of a dressmaker fresh from the perusal of "Erbert" Spencer.
yes," stuttered Mr. Hepplewhite abjectly.
His Holiness would have us on our knees, weeping like naughty infants, and abjectly craving his pardon for daring to make our own laws and uphold our prince!" "Giustinian, there is more to it than that.
Abjectly he grovelled: He regard the ineffable Madame Guilbert as a light woman!
It is not fitting that I crave absolution so abjectly.
"They told me to put in lots of flying talk," he murmured abjectly, "and tons of local colour to make it lifelike.
The sun had set, and the twilight shadows were stealing down upon them, when, creeping abjectly upon her knees towards the wretched girl, she said, "There is more, Maggie, moreI have not told you all.
Suppose it's mere" She had broken off to thump his shoulder in reassurance, to cling more abjectly.
" The student, perceiving from Bill's descent to the vernacular of common men that his ire was roused, abjectly and unqualifiedly apologized.
Scarcely had the first instalment gone, when Caddles was back again at the great house in a state abjectly apologetic.
" "Miss Sandys was not in the room," said Grizel, abjectly, "but I was, and I" Tommy's face was begging her to stop.
[ROGERS'S cosmos is fast slipping away: he crawls abjectly to the door: his hand on the knob, he turns once more a face of bewildered inquiry upon the VICAR, who snaps his fingers impatiently.]
Let him behave himself insolently towards the Men, and abjectly towards the Fair One, and it is ten to one but he proves a Favourite of the Boxes.
Men by thousands, once counted friends of freedom, bowed abjectly to this infamous decision.
Lorry was so abjectly sorry about something or other.
Father, I am ashamed to say, was abjectly grateful to get rid of his incumbrances, and hehe hit the trail immediately."
He took the cup of hot water most abjectly and fled from the house.
He was not afraid of Phips and the fleet, of battle or night attack, but the terror which walked in the darkness of sorcerers' times abjectly bowed his old legs.
So we are plied with stock-phrases, such as "the Reign of Terror" and "the Horrors of San Domingo," and History is abjectly conjured not to repeat herself, as she certainly will do, if she goes on in the old way.
They own no slaves, for they are almost without exception abjectly poor; they will not work, for that, as they conceive, would reduce them to an equality with the abhorred negroes; they squat, and steal, and starve, on the outskirts of this lowest of all civilised societies, and their countenances bear witness to the squalor of their condition and the utter degradation of their natures.
Before I had breathed the air of that fatal boudoir for one quarter of an hour, I was as abjectly her slave as the poodle with the rose-colored collar which lay curled upon a velvet cushion at her feet.