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  • With booming decorum he presided at class meetings (indignant meetings to denounce the proposal to let the "aggies" use the North Side Tennis Courts), but in private life he was less decorous.
  • With modest indignation she refused to be examined, and as he went away she could be heard weeping at the insult, while the preacher cursed him from the doorstep.
  • "Well, did you like my spiel?" he said, after a suitable time of indignant waiting.
  • "Of course you chaps are welcome, but really, with all we have to do I’m afraid we can’t give you the attention you doubtless expect," he said indignantly.
  • She coaxed the indignant kitten to a mat, patted the pillow, and sat by him on the frowsy cot.
  • At the pier in Brooklyn, to the astonishment and slight indignation of Miss Gwilliam, Mr. S. Sanborn Hibble, and Mrs. Dawson, Martin was greeted by reporters who agreeably though vaguely desired to know what were these remarkable things he had been doing to some disease or other, in some island some place.
  • But the rapture of being allowed to work twentyfour hours a day without leaving an experiment at its juiciest moment to creep home for dinner, of plunging with Terry into arguments as cryptic as theology and furious as the indignation of a drunken man, carried him along, and he felt himself growing sinewy.
  • He leaned across two men to slap the indignant dean on the shoulder; he contradicted his neighbors; he sang a stanza of "I’m Bound Away for the Wild Missourai.
  • Outside, as the Special Board trudged away, Sondelius blared at Martin and the indignant Leora, "Yey, a fine fight!" Martin answered, "Gustaf, you’ve joined me now.

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  • She was indignant, but agreed to be searched when they accused her of shoplifting.
  • "I am not a fool," she said indignantly.

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