Lewis's skill, as Evans rightly notes, lay in "his sensuous and civilized descriptions, his poker-faced wit" and in his fluid, self-effacing
During 37 years of self-effacing
service, he has touched the lives of thousands of youth across the nation.
Unlike the self-effacing
Tarbell, Brimelow overreaches with his rhetoric, distracting from and often obscuring his message.
The reason he was not inclined to engage in charming, self-effacing
humor on this subject was that he was simply not willing to concede the point.
Behind many a great man stands a helpful, self-effacing
woman, and no woman could be more self-effacing
than Georgie, wife of W.
for a blogger, Sanchez describes his Notes from the Underground (accessible at www.
Fairly soon, press stories appear about how the self-effacing
official is actually an awesome figure of near-historic proportions behind the scenes.
To travel across India, as I have during twelve visits, is to get to know and appreciate the quantity and quality of the work done by Mother Teresa and her self-effacing
nuns, many of whom come from India's finest homes and families.
And the self-effacing
Depot is quick to point out that he did not actually initiate the suit drive.
In that endearing, somewhat self-effacing
way, typical of her female protagonists, she explains.
, hut uncharismatic and unable to speak English, Calderon was viewed as crude compared with his predecessor.
Notting Hill (Universal Studios: 1999) Can an American superstar (Anna Scott) with Julia Roberts' megawatt smile find happiness with a shy British bookstore owner (William Thacker) with Hugh Grant's toothy, self-effacing