1 A covert glance at Sobakevitch showed our hero that his host exactly resembled a moderate-sized bear.
2 As soon as they had passed the fence they all spread out evenly and quietly, without noise or talk, along the road and field leading to the Otradnoe covert.
3 Take the covert at once, for my Girchik says the Ilagins are at Korniki with their hounds.
4 The oasis of the Otradnoe covert came in sight a few hundred yards off, the huntsmen were already nearing it.
5 He hoped to become better acquainted with the count and invited him to draw his covert.
6 It seemed a rustling covert leading to enchanted glades.
7 He who had had to subsist on mere fugitive glances, looks winged in flight and swiftly lost under covert, now found her eyes settling on him with a brooding intensity that fairly dazzled him.
8 As we sat at the table, Otto Fuchs and I kept stealing covert glances at each other.
9 After stooping to put the bottle on the ground, he looked up at the windows, and looked about; though with a covert and impatient air, as if he was anxious to be gone.
10 But I declined these offers; being already aware that there were plenty of such covert practitioners in existence, and considering the Commons quite bad enough, without my doing anything to make it worse.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 61. I AM SHOWN TWO INTERESTING PENITENTS
11 As I watched him I was irresistibly reminded of a pure-blooded well-trained foxhound as it dashes backwards and forwards through the covert, whining in its eagerness, until it comes across the lost scent.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
12 A thick wood skirted the meadow-land in another direction; but they could not have gained that covert for the same reason.
13 Her daughter, aged fifteen, was among the punters, and notified with a covert glance the cheatings of the poor people who tried to repair the cruelties of fate.
14 He seemed to know, and he sometimes said in covert words, that some one had gleaned certain information in a certain district about a family which had disappeared.
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15 Had he treated you as an especial favourite, you would have found enemies, declared or covert, all around you; as it is, the greater number would offer you sympathy if they dared.