The bashful virgin's sidelong looks of love,The matron's glance that would those looks reprove.
William behaved like a bashful girl, who is afraid of her lover's bad reputation and therefore avoids being alone with him.Napoleon I
Here's to the maiden of bashful fifteen; Here's to the widow of fifty; Here's to the flaunting extravagant quean; And here's to the housewife that's thrifty. Chorus. Let the toast pass, Drink to the lass I'll warrant she'll prove an excuse for a glass!Richard Brinsley Sheridan
When Christ at Cana's feast by pow'r divine, inspir'd cold water, with the warmth of wine. See cry'd they, while, in red'ning tide, it gush'd, the bashful stream hath seen its God and blush'd.
Hence, bashful cunning! And prompt me, plain and holy innocence!william shakespeare
I pity bashful men, who feel the pain Of fancied scorn and undeserved disdain, And bear the marks upon a blushing face, Of needless shame, and self-impos'd disgrace.william cowper
Here's to the maiden of bashful fifteen; Here's to the widow of fifty; Here's to the flaunting, extravagant quean; And here's to the housewife that's thrifty. Chorus: Let the toast pass, * Drink to the lass, I'll warrant she'll prove an excuse for the glass.Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look, The fields his study, nature was his book.robert bloomfield
Like pearl Dropt from the opening eyelids of the morn Upon the bashful rose.thomas middleton