Sentence in Classic:
His face might have been chiselled out of marble, so hard and set was its expression, while its eyes glowed with a baleful light.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I have but an indistinct idea of what happened for some time after this baleful object presented itself to my view.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
They seemed to swarm over the place all at once, till the lamplight, shining on their moving dark bodies and glittering, baleful eyes, made the place look like a bank of earth set with fireflies.
But when the occasion presented itself, there was suddenly seen to emerge from all this shadow, as from an ambuscade, a narrow and angular forehead, a baleful glance, a threatening chin, enormous hands, and a monstrous cudgel.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
There is, in that mode of life, good mingled with evil, for if enervation is baleful, generosity is good and healthful.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
But sliding down the ropes like baleful comets, the two Canallers rushed into the uproar, and sought to drag their man out of it towards the forecastle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
With this use then likewise they bade Latinus proclaim war on the Aeneadae, and unclose the baleful gates.
Many of the men sprang forward, officiously, to offer their services, either from the hope of the reward, or from that cringing subserviency which is one of the most baleful effects of slavery.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context