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- adv. attentively, observantly
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an observing or attentive manner; attentively; carefully.
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- adv. in an observant manner
She will need to hold her breath, I said, reading on, if she is to do it; for women are so suspicious of any interest that has not some obvious motive behind it, so terribly accustomed to concealment and suppression, that they are off at the flicker of an eye turned observingly in their direction.
When the humans arrived, most heads turned observingly.
Hi Lang had uttered no comment on what had occurred, but he was keeping up a constant thinking, now and then scowling observingly at his charges.
She does so, and he looks observingly at_ JOHN, _and then goes to the table, and makes a noise with the bag on the table.
In spite of her agitation she forced herself to study it observingly, making note that it was tied with strong cord and sealed in several places with red wax.
Would men observingly distil it out; but here, it may be said, we are shown a thing absolutely evil, and -- what is more dreadful still -- this absolute evil is united with supreme intellectual power.
Would men observingly distil it out, is a comprehensive maxim, which sounds as if it came straight from
By reading the afore-mentioned three columns horizontally and _onwards_, instead of vertically and _downwards_ "in the old trite vulgar way," it was contended that much mirth might observingly be distilled from the most unhopeful material, as "_blind Chance_" frequently brought about the oddest conjunctions, and not seldom compelled _sub juga aenea_ persons and things the most dissimilar and discordant.
When the vicomte entered the gallery of the cafe, he looked observingly about him, and then approached a group of young men who all wore plain black clothing and whose manners were somewhat military.
As it is not supposable that the mind of man has just become observingly active in the last few centuries, absolute evidence of purer and deeper reason than we have been able to present, stand recorded on the faces of many valuable "lost arts" which we have never been able to equal.
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