There is a regretful ring in his tone that induces Geoffrey to ask the next question.
The handsome Cardinal was suave, courtly, regretful, but firm.
She came quickly to him without speaking, and gave him her regretful answer silently.
“That is quite true,” agreed the other, with a regretful sigh.
She might have married anybody, such a girl as that, continued Mr. Penrose, in a regretful business way.
"That is most unfortunate," replied the Count, in a regretful tone.
Everything was bright for Kate, and she could afford a regretful thought to poor Hayes.
Bela let him have it with a regretful look at the thick, bright hair.
"You're certainly bald," said Mrs. Hilary, with regretful candor.
"But I weary thee," he said, suddenly, as if regretful of the time he had wasted.