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  • Triste and Rienne also offered their thanks—solemn-eyed and sober, of course.

    Must Love Black

  • She circled his navel with the tip of her tongue and then lifted her head to look, solemn-eyed, where the neat line of dark hair started to thicken.

    Master of Pleasure

  • All of this ran through her mind while the child sat there, solemn-eyed, watching her.

    The Wizard Of London

  • I retrieved my shoes and walked the two blocks back to my car, losing myself in the noontime crowds of Chinatown, men in suits, mothers pulling tiny, solemn-eyed children, teenagers in school uniforms, all of us skirting puddles of oily black water and piles of shattered car window glass.

    Last Lullaby

  • New Bridge to bring back 7-year-old Shadya, a solemn-eyed girl in white dress and puffy white hair-bow.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He focused his mind on the hateful Moonbase renegades even as his eyes looked out on a sea of dark, solemn-eyed faces.

    Moonwar

  • After the solemn-eyed Ruetha took the bread, Anna " still hungry " broke off another piece, and slowly chewed through it, occasionally eating from a small wedge of very hard yellow cheese.

    The Soprano Sorceress

  • "Parson" was as nice as Mrs Penruthlan had said, a simple, friendly person whose words were listened to by everyone, from an old, old woman bent almost double in a corner to a solemn-eyed five year old clutching her mother's hand.

    Five Go Down To The Sea

  • My admiration mounts every time I enter: it has a different gloom from any I have ever been in, more joyous and satisfying, not in the least moody as our own Gothic seems sometimes to be; and saints instead of devils look at you solemn-eyed from every corner of shade.

    An Englishwoman's Love-Letters

  • She was a quaint, white-faced, solemn-eyed creature, as she had been from the first.

    Idle Hour Stories

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