1 Her mother and father had consented without demur, and were happy in her happiness.
2 She had cast down her eyes demurely, her heart beating with wild pleasure, thinking the happy moment had come.
3 Well, after all, old gentlemen were better than no gentlemen at all, thought Scarlett, measuring out the tatting and submitting demurely to being chucked under the chin.
4 "On the forehead, like a good brother," she answered demurely.
5 But, if he possessed those qualities, he'd probably have sense enough to feel the desperation that lurked just beneath her demurely fluttering eyelids.
6 Still the words would not come, but, a measure of poise returning, she kept her eyes demurely down and tucked the corners of her mouth into a little smile.
7 Sometimes she one-stepped demurely; sometimes, in dread of life's slipping past, she turned into a bacchanal, her tender eyes excited, her throat tense, as she slid down the room.
8 Her black suit fitted her figure smoothly, and a black lace hat, with pale-blue forget-me-nots, sat demurely on her yellow hair.
9 Farther down, before one of the cottages, a lady in black was walking demurely up and down, telling her beads.
10 She was dressed in a single filthy, ragged garment, made of bagging; and stood with her hands demurely folded before her.
11 Amy was gratified, but of course didn't show it, and demurely answered, "Foreign life polishes one in spite of one's self."
12 She was occupied in knitting; a large cat sat demurely at her feet; nothing in short was wanting to complete the beau-ideal of domestic comfort.
13 The little rogue thought I had not seen her, and, drawing back, she took her former station by the window, quite demurely.
14 Sherlock Holmes smiled demurely.
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15 The churches vary from log-huts to those like Shepherd's, and the schools from nothing to this little house that sits demurely on the county line.