quick-glancing love

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  • Phoebus Apollo, and Artemis who delights in arrows, and Poseidon the earth-holder who shakes the earth, and reverend Themis and quick-glancing 68 Aphrodite, and

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • His mind was quick-glancing, like his eyes when he was animated, and he carried the

    The Heavenly Twins

  • He was of medium height, slightly built, of a nervous temperament, with bright, quick-glancing eyes, and vehement gestures.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 01, November, 1857 A Magazine of Literature, Art, and Politics

  • Lady Wilde sat enthroned behind the tea-table looking like a sort of female Buddha swathed in wraps -- a large woman with a heavy face and prominent nose; very like Oscar indeed, with the same sallow skin which always looked dirty; her eyes too were her redeeming feature -- vivacious and quick-glancing as a girl's.

    Oscar Wilde His Life and Confessions

  • It was not long before her quick-glancing eyes beheld Sir Amys lying under a tree by the side of a stream, but in her guile she took no heed of him, but turned away and entered a little wood.

    The Red Romance Book

  • On the other hand, neither she nor Bert, nor any other at the table, knew that Dick's quick-glancing eyes, sparkling with merriment while his lips chaffed absurdities that made them all laugh, had missed no portion of the side play.

    The Little Lady of the Big House

  • He reined in Black Boy with a firm hand, and the ruffled black sides worked like bellows, and the angry black head jerked restively, and the quick-glancing eyes looked troubled and vicious.

    Carette of Sark

  • His quick-glancing eyes were at once cold and kind, but the kindness had something terrifying in it, like the politeness of an executioner.

    Through the Wall

  • Mr. Evringham's paper hid a face which suddenly contorted, but the housekeeper's quick-glancing eyes could not see a telltale motion.

    Jewel

  • Her eyes were brown, too -- bright, quick-glancing eyes full of interest and curiosity.

    The Love Affairs of Pixie

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