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  • Lifting his lashes, Ridge looked at her through half-closed eyes.

    Western Man

  • She tipped her head back to gaze up at him, seeing the smouldering satisfaction in his half-closed eyes.

    Western Man

  • Momentarily satisfied with the response to his first intimate foray, Ridge drew back to study her through half-closed eyes.

    Western Man

  • “Soft,” he remarked on the texture of the fabric, then his half-closed gaze slid back to her.

    Western Man

  • Dark pencil lined her pale eyes—sleepy, half-closed eyes.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • Cuthfert had been slyly watching through his half-closed lids.

    In a Far Country

  • He nodded consent with half-closed eyes and up-tilting face, clinching his consent with a wave of hand toward the companionway.

    CHAPTER IX

  • O'Keeffe, who continued to paint into her 90s before she, too, lost her eyesight, is considered an iconic artist of the American Southwest, known for "brilliant light, the signature paintings of crosses and skulls, of cliffs and clouds and half-closed doors."

    Nicholas Delbanco's "Lastingness: the Art of Old Age"

  • He retrieved the slim device and palmed it, keeping half-closed eyes on Brandon.

    Twin

  • No wonder that he remarked through half-closed eyes: It's been hectic and it has taken its toll.

    The Ashes 2010-11: England's Jimmy Anderson can finally get some sleep

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