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61 examples of  haltingly  in sentences

61 examples of haltingly in sentences

And yet it is not altogether for the pay's sake I do it," he added, haltingly.

She told Gray, haltingly, reluctantly, that she thought she must give up the reading and studying for a time.

he cried, haltingly, as anger overcame his astonishment.

Hustle now!" Jerry shuffled off as old Dorn came haltingly, as if stunned, toward Kurt.

queried Anderson, haltingly, as if words were difficult to express what he meant.

" She spoke haltingly, but Pearl knew what was in her heart, and her quick imagination painted in the details of each picture.

General Dyer has been haltingly blamed, and his evil genius Sir Michael O'Dwyer entirely exonerated because Englishmen do not want to leave this country of fields even if everyone of us has to be killed.

" Haltingly he introduced them.

"IIam sorry for whatI said this morning," Carolyn June whispered at last haltingly, feeling intuitively that the cruel words"an ignorant, savage, stupid brute"were repeating themselves in her companion's mind.

"Carolyn June," he whispered haltingly, "

"Nothingany use" he began haltingly.

"Don't you see," she explained haltingly, "I can't go away.

"Life," he began somewhat haltingly, to break the embarrassing pause, "is only serious when we make it so; and as soon as we make it serious it makes us unhappy.

" "I knowI know," he said quickly; and then haltingly: "I've beenso beastly lonely, Avery.

Then haltingly Piers found his voice.

He talked with Imber, haltingly, with throaty spasms.

The poor thing went haltingly enough now, and every few minutes stopped and looked around piteously into his master's face.

He told us haltingly that the smoke we had seen came from a scene of fighting somewhere to the eastward of Louvain.

Onceand one of the strangest sounds I ever heardbehind the closed up-stair shutters of an apothecary's shop, whose powders and poisons were strewn over the sidewalk, a piano haltingly played with one finger.

"Red Head," his face now red, after looking beseechingly at the ceiling, then pitiably at the floor, began very haltingly: "F-u" Immediately an impulse to raise hands went through the class, but the teacher checked it, and poor "Red Head," though he knew that each letter he added only took him farther out of the way, went doggedly on and finished: "r-t-h."

I nestled close to her, and, with her arms round me, she haltingly told me who my father wasa great man, a fine gentlemanhe loved me and loved her very much; he was going to make a great man of me: All she said was so limited by reserve and so colored by her feelings that it was but half truth; and so I did not yet fully understand.

The invalid shivered, then said more haltingly than before: "I don't like to think of England, it makes me sad; but Selincourt is a pretty namea very pretty name indeed!"

And then she began to talkat first haltingly, with half-finished sentences; then hurriedly, with a rush of words that seemed not able to utter themselves fast enough to keep up with the thoughts behind them.

"They're strange words," she said, and began reading them to herself, half aloud, haltingly.

Once she entered haltingly, drawn to her full five-feet-one; once she bounced in, confidently, but she vetoed that, and decided upon a dignified but cordial entrance.

"Oh, I know," he said haltingly.

"Why, I thought you were going to discharge her?" "WellI was," he said, haltingly.

His words came haltingly.

Haltingly, on his cane, Coquenil made his way to an adjoining room where De Heidelmann-Bruck was waiting under guard.

This was the full flowering of those seeds of fantasy that had fallen into his infant mind as he lay baking his brains by the wide fire in the old stone house at the head of the hollow, while his father read, haltingly, of the wonders of the invisible world.

The right followed haltingly, sagging at hip and knee.

Lovaina, in her bed just off the porch, was laughing at the retorts of Atupu, who by her native knowledge of the tongue was discomfiting the roisterers, who spoke it haltingly.

He pointed toward the Annexe, and as I went haltingly with him, he now and again uttered unearthly cackles and bawls as if enjoying a farce I could not see.

"I don't mean that," she said rather haltingly.

A nervous break-down," she explained haltingly.

"It's true," she went on haltingly.

The sallow fingers of Time had touched her lightly, more as a warning than as a prophecy, painted with a reluctant brush a deeper tone into the shadows, a higher note in the lights, had brushed in haltingly the false values that now mocked at her. Time!

Down one side of River Street to its last shop, and up the other, they progressed haltingly.

[She goes, haltingly, and disappears along the road to Hamelin.

So far he had spoken slowly, haltingly; with the effort of one to whom words were difficult.

"Yes, you're right, Bess," he corroborated haltingly.

At last, he murmured haltingly, "You like the artist, then?" Her eyes were full of curious laughter as she answered, "Why, what a funny questionwhen I have never even talked with him.

" Haltingly Emily told her tale.

a thief, yet innocent!" Anna smiled fondly, but her heart had stopped, her feet moved haltingly.

Then very haltingly at first, but afterwards more easily, he began to tell of the thing that was hidden in his life, the haunting memory of a beauty and a happiness that filled his heart with insatiable longings, that made all the interests and spectacle of worldly life seem dull and tedious and vain to him.

Through it the Southern battle flags still advanced, halted, tossed wildly, moved forward in jerks, swung to the fierce cheering, moved on haltingly, went down, up again, wavered, disappeared in the cannon fog.

RELATIVITY This crude analogy haltingly conveys what is meant by curved time.

"Gentlemen of the jury," he began haltingly, "this defendant seems to have been indicted for the crime of practising medicine without a licensea misdemeanor.

" "So I did," answered Yolanda, haltingly.

Her hands were clasped at her breast; her face was as pale as a gray dawn; her breath came in feeble gusts, and her words fell haltingly from her lips.

Mission Boards must go haltingly for lack of women and of funds until groups of women from colleges in America hear the call of Christ and follow Him, for God Himself will not do this work alone.

"Why isn't it?" I explained the difference haltingly, and spoke of the wonderful system of identification in the French army, with every man tagged with a metal identification check.

"We were lonesome without you," haltingly admitted Ondrejko, and presently they sat on the moss carpet at the feet of Bacha.

Hymn-of-Praise Busy waited a moment or two until the clattering of the pewter died away in the distance, then he edged a little closer to the table whereat Mistress Charity seemed still very busy with the fruit, and said haltingly: "Didst thou really wish to go, mistress ... to leave thy fond, adoring Hymn-of-Praise ... to go, mistress? ...

"You've sure got me where I live, Dilly," he said slowly and haltingly, feeling mechanically for the makings of a smoke.

He called me "Mista Gay" and he pronounced the words haltingly in low voice and with unmistakable respect.

" He drew a chair close to her and sat down "Thou knowest, my sister," he began, haltingly, "how I hate the house of Estenega.

House wickedly delighted at prospect of SWINBURNE being haltingly declaimed with North Tipperary accent localised by companionship with the Town Commissioners of Nenagh; SPEAKER thinks it might be funny, but wouldn't be business; so PATRICK: having begun, "Night brings but one red starTyrannicide," is sternly pulled up.

He alone had been able to reveal the troubled Ultima Thules of the soul; low whisperings of thoughts, avowals so haltingly and murmuringly confessed that the ear which hears them remains hesitant, passing on to the soul languors quickened by the mystery of this suggestion which is divined rather than felt.

Then at length, haltingly she spoke.

The reply came haltingly, after a pause.