half-resentful love

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  • The six blind men, half-resentful, half-believing, turned away, mainly because Ismail drove them with words and blows.

    In The Time Of Light

  • With a parting look at her extended in a chair — a look half-resentful, half-adoring — Soames moved into the lift and was transported to their suite on the fourth floor.

    To Let

  • This power of reticence never fails to win respect, if of a half-irritated, half-resentful order, and Ishmael held a certain position in the school.

    Secret Bread

  • The touch and her words appeared to arouse him from his lethargy and the jester arose, but not before the princess, with flaming cheeks, but proud bearing, had cast a quick glance in his direction; a glance half-appealing, half-resentful.

    Under the Rose

  • The other turned with a quick, impatient sigh, and half-resentful manner, but in a moment moved closer and said humbly,

    All Aboard A Story for Girls

  • Ostrovsky, and Ivan's passionate young admirer Rimsky-Korsakow, sat there in silence, all of them thinking the same half-bitter, half-resentful thoughts.

    The Genius

  • In the end it was with an air dogged, half-sullen, half-resentful, that

    The Genius

  • It was a rather desolate, shut-out sensation, half-resentful.

    The Intrusion of Jimmy

  • Leslie, who neither looked nor felt well, raised half-resentful eyes.

    The Beloved Woman

  • He lacked entirely that incommunicative manner and half-resentful air I had so often encountered in the Mexican, and his country dialect whiled away the time as we followed the unfenced "road" around and slowly upward into hills less rugged than those about Guanajuato and thinly covered with coarse grass and small brush.

    Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras — Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond

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