tremblingly awaiting

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  • He took it in his and held it a moment, while the little girl stood tremblingly awaiting what was to come next. Cited from Elsie Dinsmore, by Martha Finley
  • She was in the palace, surrounded by the most distinguished ladies of the court, tremblingly awaiting the issue. Cited from The Empire of Russia, by John S. C. Abbott
  • Jeanne, like others, had taken to the cellar with her parents, where they remained for a long time, tremblingly awaiting the arrival of their enemies. Cited from The Children of France, by Ruth Royce
  • A Police Court, I had always maintained, was no place for children; corporal punishment was out of the question; and the culprits stood tremblingly awaiting their fate till a young doctor present suggested a dose of Gregory's powder. Cited from An Autobiography, by Catherine Helen Spence
  • The men who served the roast on silver platters, wrought by pupils of Benvenuto for the ancestors of the house, were generals of their trade, who in peace times had had their clothes built in London, and stood about tremblingly awaiting each sign from their master. Cited from Men in War, by Andreas Latzko
  • Sheshonk's march was a triumphal progress, and in an incredibly short space of time he appeared before Jerusalem, where Rehoboam and "the princes of Judah" were tremblingly awaiting his arrival. Cited from Ancient Egypt, by George Rawlinson
  • I beg you, do you begin to see something of Peking and to understand the eleven miserable little Legations, each with its own particular ideas and intrigues, but crouching all together under the Tarter Wall and tremblingly awaiting with mock assurance the bursting of this storm? Cited from Indiscreet Letters From Peking, by B. L. Putman Weale