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  • In general, I am forced to agree with your down-looking dog attitude.

    13.2 Ways Not to Get Rich Online

  • The officer whom I did not know was a down-looking man, and kept his eyes upon the ground while I was speaking.

    Master Humphrey's Clock

  • Much of the down-looking view was burned out by airglow around the torch.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • He was a humble down-looking man, whose physiognomy promised nothing, but who soon acquired the confidence of the King, and the esteem of the army.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Whether this fell sheer or sloped steeply could not be seen, for the first thing which the down-looking eye encountered was a vast plain, rich, sun-bathed, rolling, three hundred feet below.

    Jonah and Co.

  • She shewed it now, poor child; how could she help it? she shewed it by her unusually tinged cheeks and by her persistent down-looking eyes.

    Melbourne House

  • I had a lamp, and at my forehead the lighted candle, and I went on quickly, seeing it useless now to choose my steps where there was no choice, through a passage incrusted, roof and sides, with a scabrous petrified lichen, the roof low for some ninety yards, covered with down-looking cones, like an inverted forest of children's toy-trees.

    The Purple Cloud

  • But when he came splashing back and set it on the rock beside her, it suddenly lost its importance, and as suddenly she became a prey to low-voiced, down-looking discomfort.

    The Emigrant Trail

  • Not arm in arm, or hand in hand, or interchanging bright glances; but she in tears; he gloomy and down-looking.

    A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others

  • "A man called the Coadjutor -- a down-looking dog?"

    The House of the Wolf; a romance

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