1 And as the time passed and the servants came in and stood waiting in the hall, his eyes began to blink anxiously and he spoke of the rain in a worried uncertain way.
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2 A sudden light made them blink; Gavroche had just managed to ignite one of those bits of cord dipped in resin which are called cellar rats.
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3 had looked at any pictures and he studied the knight for a long time even though he had continually to blink as he found it difficult to bear the green light of his torch.
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4 Then he turned his wonderful countenance to the sun without a blink of the eyelids, and began to talk.
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5 She appeared to be dazzled by the sudden blaze of light, and after dropping a curtsey, she stood blinking at us with her bleared eyes and fumbling in her pocket with nervous, shaky fingers.
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6 Alone she preserved unashamed her identity, and faced without blinking herself.
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7 The boy stopped in his rapid blinking, knuckled his forehead again, glanced at Sissy, turned about, and retreated.
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8 Bitzer, still holding the paralysed culprit by the collar, stood in the Ring, blinking at his old patron through the darkness of the twilight.
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9 Speak out, and call things by their right names; don't sit there, winking and blinking, and talking to me in hints, as if you warn't the very first that thought about the robbery.
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10 The latter was blinking in the bright light of the corridor, and peering at us and at the smouldering fire.
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11 What with her natural blindness, and what with the change from dark to light, she stood as one dazed, blinking about her to see where and who we were.
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12 The blinking succession of the days and nights was resumed, the sun got golden again, the sky blue.
13 He pulled the sled out, blinking like a night-bird as he passed from the shade of the spruces into the transparent dusk of the open.
14 She saw no Indians now; she saw flour-mills and the blinking windows of skyscrapers in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
15 After he had amused himself thus for some time, he rose on one elbow and began to look at me, cautiously, then critically, blinking his eyes in the light.
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