In turn, five or six dejected and homesick ladies approached it doubtingly
, gave it a single inquiring thump, and retired with the lockjaw.
They had received her doubtingly
, if not coolly; and nothing beyond the merest commonplace had been talked almost all the time till just at last, when Mrs.
"If he says true," said the captain doubtingly
. "But in his present condition he will promise anything, and take his chance of keeping it afterwards."
"Yes," said Mrs Smith more doubtingly
, "sometimes it may, though I fear its lessons are not often in the elevated style you describe.
She looked at the clock, doubtingly
, then, having reflected:
She took Emily's offered hand doubtingly
. "I hope I see you well, miss," she said--with hardly a vestige left of her former firmness of voice and manner.