1 He looked at her with a furtive apprehension in his rather prominent pale eyes.
2 So his rather prominent pale eyes had a queer look, furtive, and yet a little cruel, so cold: and at the same time, almost impudent.
3 A lean, ferret-like man, furtive and sly-looking, was waiting for us upon the platform.
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4 He walked very slowly and circumspectly, and there was something indescribably guilty and furtive in his whole appearance.
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5 He looked round him with a furtive and stealthy air, as one who dreads pursuit.
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6 There we found Mr. James Wilder, demure and courtly, but with some trace of that wild terror of the night before still lurking in his furtive eyes and in his twitching features.
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7 There was a furtive uneasiness about him.
8 Her domestic duties were manifold, for they extended from furtive inspections of the servants' bedrooms to unannounced descents to the cellar; but she had never allowed herself many pleasures.
9 Nevertheless, I stole furtive glances behind me now and then to see that no avenging mate, older and bigger than my quarry, was racing up from the rear.
10 People's speech, their voices, their very glances, became furtive and repressed.
11 As they held their silent way along the margin of the pond, again Heyward and the scout stole furtive glances at its appalling dreariness.
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12 The boys who had been painted walked about or stood still awkwardly, touching their faces in a gingerly fashion with their furtive fingertips.
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13 Those venal and furtive loves filled him with despair.
14 He pushed it gently with the tip of his finger, lightly, with the furtive and uneasy gentleness of a cat which is desirous of entering.
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15 This softness was suspicious; it hinted at furtive goings and comings, silent entrances and exits of nocturnal men, and the wolf-like tread of crime.
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