Les enfants sont hautains, de daigneux, cole' res, envieux, curieux, inte resse s, paresseux, volages, timides, intempe rants, menteurs, dissimule s?ils ne veulent point souffrir de mal, et aiment a' en faire: ils sont de j a' des hommes. Children are haughty, disdainful, angry, envious, curious, interested, lazy, fickle, shy, self-indulgent, liars, deceivers?they do not wish to suffer evil, but like to do evil: theyare already adults.
Hobbits are an unobtrusive but veryancient people, more numerous formerly than theyare today; for they love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well- ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favourite haunt? Even in ancient days they were, as a rule, shy of 'the Big Folk', as they call us, and now they avoid us with dismay and are becoming hard to find.
Let's not be coy: you were hoping that I would satisfy all the desires you're too shy to name, or at least show you a good time. Now you hesitate, still holding on to me, but tempted to let me go.michel faber
It is awkward to listen to oneself being praised, and I was always a shy man.h. rider haggard
Virginal shy lights,Wrought of the leaves to allure to the whisper of vows,When lovers pace timidly down through the green colonnadesOf the dim sweet woods, of the dear dark woods,Of the heavenly woods and glades,That run to the radiant marginal sand-beach withinThe wide sea-marshes of Glynn.Sidney Lanier
It is noble to be shy, illustrious not to know how to act, great not to have a gift for living.fernando pessoa
As a boy,I was extremely shy, certainly as a result of my upbringing. I was an expert blusher,and some of my harsh actions may echo this shyness by way of compensation.günter brus
We grant, although he had much wit, He was very shy of using it.
and you kissed me shy as though I'd never been your loverleonard cohen
When I was a little bit younger The strain I was under could make me cry. Now I’m a little bit older, A little bit bolder, Never so shyzooey deschanel
In midmost of the stream, embraced in the weir's shimmering arm-spread, a small island lay anchored, fringed close with willow and silver birch and alder. Reserved, shy, but full of significance, it hid whatever it might hold behind a veil, keeping it till the hour should come, and, with the hour, those who were called and chosen.Kenneth Grahame
Growing up, I was always really shy about my body.marisa miller
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it ... Success is shy it won't come out while you're watching.tennessee williams
The concept of the infinitely small is involved in the relation of points to a line or the relation of the discrete to the continuous , and Zeno's paradoxes may have caused the Greeks to shy away from this subject.
Good-morrow to thy sable beak, And glossy plumage, dark and sleek, Thy crimson moon and azure eye,<br<Cock of the heath, so wildly shy!joanna baillie
Modest and shy as a nun is she; One weak chirp is her only note; Braggarts and prince of braggarts is he, Pouring boasts from his little throat.william cullen bryant
Don't try to be what you're not. If you're nervous, be nervous. If you're shy, be shy. It's cute.Adriana Lima
And leaves of that shy plant, (Her flowers were shed) the lily of the vale, That loves the ground, and from the sun withholds Her pensive beauty; from the breeze her sweets.william wordsworth
It is noble to be shy, illustrious not to know how to act, great not to have a gift for living.
"We need not feel embarrassed to advocate economic nationalism...Our government functionaries also must not feel shy to work closely with business. Jointly they should ensure that India's economic interests are protected -- through trade, investment, and foreign policy measures.."
My feelings are too loud for words and too shy for the world.