"Well, we are beginning to think that we dreamed it," said Allen, pessimistically.
“It is just his sort that fail on these occasions,” put in Mrs. Ganthorn pessimistically.
Nan, with much coy reluctance and very Gallic gestures, rendered what was pessimistically called her "naughty little French song."
The passengers eyed the half-defaced lettering, pessimistically.
He goes slowly and pessimistically, and likes to see the halfpenny before he tips his measure.
"It may come back at us," suggested Fowndes pessimistically.
Barlasch pessimistically went the round of these bivouacs, but rarely found anything worth carrying away.
They correctly—and pessimistically—assumed that their coming was only rare.
"I shall fall and break my neck getting off the train," said Grandma pessimistically.
Roberts, pessimistically: "I don't see how it would have made her the cook."