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  • He saw a man his own age, square-headed with a neat crop of short gray hair, steady-eyed, stocky where Bob was lanky.

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  • Dressed in linen shorts, button down shirts and Top-Siders, we learned to drink under paper lanterns and made it with steady-eyed girls from The Dalton School, Spence and Choate.

    Jack Hannibal: Running on Clouds

  • He was brown and lean and enduring, steady-eyed and pestilence-salted, and his mouth, which had once hung open, shut now like a steel trap.

    The War in the Air

  • Owl, somber-faced and steady-eyed as she listened, promised that his instructions would be carried out.

    Armageddon's Children

  • James Woodforde, then, was one of those smooth-cheeked, steady-eyed men, demure to look at, whom we can never imagine except in the prime of life.

    The Common Reader, Second Series

  • Sriram stopped and raised his head to contemplate Arjun, suddenly steady-eyed and dispassionate.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • "Neither now nor ever," Ivan answered, steady-eyed.

    The Genius

  • Huddled up on the bed, she was staring straight in front of her, steady-eyed.

    Death of a Harbormaster

  • Beside him on the ground sat a steady-eyed young man with a cut lip.

    Long Live the King!

  • "Yes," said Barnabas, steady-eyed; and immediately down came the curling lashes again, while with dexterous white fingers she began to transform the rope into a coronet.

    The Amateur Gentleman

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