The furniture was reasonably modern, but not obtrusively so.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
I have not been obtrusive.
"Vixen, Volume I." by M. E. Braddon
How different from Roderick's clumsy advice and obtrusive affectation of candour.
"Vixen, Volume III." by M. E. Braddon
Never was intervention more effective, or less obtrusive.
"Lord Milner's Work in South Africa" by W. Basil Worsfold
The dice-box rattled obtrusively as Colonel Parsons and his wife played on with elaborate unconcern of the conversation.
"The Hero" by William Somerset Maugham
He also knew when it was advisable to offer something more tasteful than the obtrusive dollar.
"The Cattle-Baron's Daughter" by Harold Bindloss
Mrs. Bethel was gorgeous in a green silk dress and the paint was more obtrusive than ever.
"The Wooden Horse" by Hugh Walpole
But it is not the noisy, clamorous, obtrusive life of the city.
"The Heart of Nature" by Francis Younghusband
Nothing can be less obtrusive than the demeanor of the brethren.
"East of Suez" by Frederic Courtland Penfield
He had never known a collar to be so obtrusive.
"The Cheerful Smugglers" by Ellis Parker Butler
The thing was not done obtrusively, but it was done.
"From the Car Behind" by Eleanor M. Ingram
Yet, like all the other Martians, he was never obtrusively demonstrative, everything being done in a quiet and natural manner.
"To Mars via The Moon" by Mark Wicks
Nobody had ever told me, and I thought it obtrusive to call.
"My Autobiography" by F. Max Müller
Had I been obtrusive, I knew I should have encountered rebuff.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
He was not obtrusive, never "butted in"; never offended by a too affectionate tongue.
"Alaska Days with John Muir" by Samual Hall Young
I never yet knew a truly intelligent mechanic obtrusive.
"My Schools and Schoolmasters" by Hugh Miller
Upon no account must this obtrusive fellow see the cart.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
She is a very determined woman, and Rose has been obtrusively rude to her.
"Was It Right to Forgive?" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Its moral is not obtrusive, its fable is well constructed, the tale is told with point, spirit, gentle but incisive satire.
"Maria Edgeworth" by Helen Zimmern
For attention from outsiders was only too obtrusive.
"The Sword of Damocles" by Anna Katharine Green
The gray earth dawning up, cold, comfortless;
With its obtrusive I am written large
Upon its face!
"Within and Without: Part II: A Dramatic Poem" by George MacDonald
O Youth! enchanting stage, profusely bless'd!
Bliss even obtrusive courts the frolic mind;
Of health neglectful, yet by health caress'd,
Careless of favour, yet secure to find.
"Elegy XI. He Complains How Soon the Pleasing Novelty of Life Is Over" by William Shenstone
When the mind is distracted, oft visions obtrusive
Collect round the couch, and appear to the eye,
When the frame is disorder'd, oft fancies illusive
Impose, that the vigor of health would defy.
"How Canst Thou Doubt?" by Charlotte Dacre