The abbé shook his head with a deprecatory smile of mingled modesty and melancholy.
“I interrupted what you were going to say,” he observed, with a deprecatory gesture.
And with a deprecatory smile I added, "I am said somewhat to resemble him."
He broke off for a moment, and when he went on again his manner was deprecatory.
“I really mean it, sir,” persisted “Cobbler” Horn, with a deprecatory smile.
Then Devine, who was white and gasping, made a deprecatory gesture.
He paused, and spread out the palms of his hands with a deprecatory gesture.
"That's all right," said Terry with a deprecatory wave of his hand.
The fire flamed up, and Jimmy, with a bashful and deprecatory "Gosh!"
Austin waved them away with a deprecatory gesture and a smile.