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  • noun a glance sideways


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  • The young lady clenched her little fist, and gave a mischievous side-look as she passed Pen.

    The History of Pendennis

  • She glanced again, with that slow, Chinese side-look, and felt she would die.

    The Ladybird

  • He paused while her glance, returning from the desert, met his in a veiled side-look, and the flush of the bellflower again tinged his cheek.

    The Rim of the Desert

  • She viewed him with a dark sharp side-look, as she pushed herself out of his arms, and ran into the kitchen without making any answer.

    Chapter IV. Book II

  • He took his solid, well-balanced sword in his fist, over his left arm his ample, bossy shield, and, with another side-look at Fionn, he left the hall and charged irresistibly into the fray.

    Irish Fairy Tales

  • Then she turned, with an uneasy side-look at her brother-in-law, and began leading the way down the short passage.

    Studies in love and in terror

  • Max, encouraged by her new reserve, and a demure side-look, which was not without coquetry, seized the hand which held the kettle, and asked her if he was to get no thanks for coming to her assistance as he had done.

    The Wharf by the Docks A Novel

  • And the _bambinaccio_ (with a side-look and face averted as she spoke) -- _ecco_!

    Earthwork out of Tuscany Being Impressions and Translations of Maurice Hewlett

  • He spoke lightly of the kingdoms and republics whose fortunes he had followed in a casual way and of the men whom the heave of affairs had brought to the surface for a space, and always he kept that side-look upon her.

    The Candidate A Political Romance

  • Watching the girl closely with that side-look, he did not see the twinkle reappear in her eye; instead she sat demure and silent, and he judged that he had taken her beyond her depth.

    The Candidate A Political Romance


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