Somewhere, a no-longer-in-the-league Tebow is ruefully nodding.
Greenspan was the leading advocate of this ideological assumption, for which he has recently and ruefully apologized.
Passing an old station wagon pulling a motor home, he says ruefully, "That's where I'll be living soon."
At the climax of the play, Willy Loman ruefully tells his two sons that he was fired that day from his job.
“Not well,” he says ruefully when I ask how the distinguished former Nightly News anchorman reacted.
"That will do splendidly," ruefully said the doctor, aware of sacrificing truth to diplomacy.
"It's a verra bad business for me," said Macpherson ruefully.
“That, evidently, is what they did,” admitted Neeland ruefully.
“I wish I were,” he said, and ruefully smoothed a bald patch on the top of his head.
"We'll have to send out into the highways and compel them to come in," said Harriet ruefully.