shrewd-looking love

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  • In another drug-store he observed a small, shriveled and yet dapper and shrewd-looking man of perhaps thirty-five, who appeared to him at the time as satisfactory enough, only, as he could see from the front, he was being briskly assisted by a young woman of not more than twenty or twenty-five.

    An American Tragedy

  • He was a tall, shrewd-looking old gentleman, with a broad Scotch accent — and I think I see him now as he entered with my card in his hand.

    Autobiography

  • His eyes were grey and shrewd-looking, his lips were firmly compressed — in fact, the whole appearance of his face was obstinate — the face of a man who would stick to his opinions whatever anyone else might say to the contrary.

    Madame Midas

  • He was a tall, shrewd-looking old gentleman, with a broad Scotch accent — and

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • He was a burly-looking man, with a jovial red face, clean shaven, and his sharp, shrewd-looking grey eyes twinkled like two stars.

    The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

  • I heard the door close as my next unexpected guests arrived: two other grave seniors, Fakir Azizudeen, a tough, shrewd-looking heavyweight, and Bhai Ram Singh, portly, jovial, and bespectacled - staunch men of the peace party, according to the packets.

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

  • There is a mystery here: the "tough, shrewd-looking heavyweight" who called on Flashman with Bhai Ram Singh hardly sounds like the "good, kind, and polite old Fakir Azizudeen" who had been Runjeet Singh's foreign minister, and was still to the fore at this time, although he died of natural causes a few weeks later.

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

  • I heard the door close as my next unexpected guests arrived: two other grave seniors, Fakir Azizudeen,20 a tough, shrewd-looking heavyweight, and Bhai Ram Singh, portly, jovial, and bespectacled — staunch men of the peace party, according to the packets.

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

  • The shrewd-looking woman who interviewed her wore a perfectly cut gray linen dress and her silver hair was swept up in a French knot.

    Lace

  • The man by the girl's side, a tough and shrewd-looking character in perhaps his mid-fifties, apparently suffered from the odd self-depreciation which unaccountably afflicts so many men who have reached positions of considerable responsibility.

    Puppet on a Chain

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