1 Again I had an opportunity of asking him a point blank question, and again my delicacy prevented me from forcing another man to confide in me.
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2 The latter looked out with three tiers of vacant melancholy windows, which were blank and dreary, save that here and there a "To Let" card had developed like a cataract upon the bleared panes.
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3 But Front-de-Boeuf only laughed, and himself filled up the blank at which the Jew had hesitated.
4 Isaac looked a little blank at this annunciation.
5 There was a blank of insentience.
6 Their marriage, their integrated life based on a habit of intimacy, that he talked about: there were days when it all became utterly blank and nothing.
7 She went over to the man, who stood up at attention, his worn face stiff and blank, his eyes watching her.
8 But there he would sit, with a blank entranced expression on his face, like a person losing his mind, and listen, or seem to listen, to the unspeakable thing.
9 And then she felt as if she too were going blank, just blank and insane.
10 Then the flow ceased, and he turned on the loudspeaker, and became a blank, while apparently his schemes coiled on inside him like a kind of dream.
11 And again, in the gambling he was gone in a kind of unconsciousness, or blank intoxication, or intoxication of blankness, whatever it was.
12 Strangely and blankly he looked at her, with the vagueness of a child, but with the queer blank cunning of an old man.
13 He just simply accepted what she said, in a sort of blank.
14 The people seemed so spectral and blank.
15 He gave Mrs Bolton a terrible shock, sitting up in bed ghastly and blank.