All great literary men are shy
. I am myself, though I am told it is hardly noticeable.
I am sure I don't want to shy
for the sake of it; but how should one know what is dangerous and what is not, if one is never allowed to get used to anything?
I wanted a horse that could shy
, and this one fills the bill.
Of his schooldays we know little, but we can guess, for one story that has come down to us, that he was a shy
, nervous boy.
He was born of Maia, the daughter of Atlas, when she had made with Zeus, -- a shy
she was as shy
and shrinking as though she had nothing on,--she made a very pretty young man indeed.
, sir?-he wouldn't shy
if he was to meet a vagin-load of monkeys with their tails burned off.'
He has never been shy
or awkward with me, but he never talked as he did last night."
I never wish to offend, but I am so foolishly shy
, that I often seem negligent, when I am only kept back by my natural awkwardness.
You know how shy
I am--I hate being stared at." And he almost began to cry.
His lame walk was rather slower than usual on this warm day, so Adam lingered behind when the bell rang for dinner, that he might walk up with his old friend; for he was a little too shy
to join the Poyser party on this public occasion.
Carey had thought much how she should treat him; she was anxious to do her duty; but now he was there she found herself just as shy
of him as he was of her.