1 The blush surprised her almost as much as it did her hostess, who, though not commonly observant of facial changes, sat staring at her with puzzled eyes.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
2 Even when she was tired her dark eyes were observant.
3 In supposing that only she was observant Carol was ignorant, misled by the indifference of cities.
4 In some instances, to the quick, observant eye, those linear marks, as in a veritable engraving, but afford the ground for far other delineations.
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5 Mr. Pontellier, who was observant about such things, noticed it, as he served the soup and handed it to the boy in waiting.
6 She had come with a gentleman by the name of Gouvernail, connected with one of the daily papers, of whom nothing special could be said, except that he was observant and seemed quiet and inoffensive.
7 The melancholy air, the hour, together with the vast frame of the man who thus leaned, musing, against the English ramparts, left no doubt as to his person in the mind of the observant spectator.
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8 Here he stood unnoted, though keenly observant himself, until one of the chiefs apprised the latter of his presence.
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9 David nodded, as much to signify his acquiescence with the terms; and then Hawkeye, casting another observant glance over his followers made the signal to proceed.
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10 The observant regiment, standing at rest in the roadway, whooped at once, and entered whole-souled upon the side of the maiden.
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11 Smoke clouds went slowly and insolently across the fields like observant phantoms.
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12 He had replaced his neckerchief loosely, and had stood, keenly observant of me, biting a long end of it.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter XXXIX
13 He had stood by the door, all this while, observant of her with a smile upon his face, though his black eyebrows were heavily contracted.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
14 He was taciturn, soft-footed, very quiet in his manner, deferential, observant, always at hand when wanted, and never near when not wanted; but his great claim to consideration was his respectability.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
15 Some people trifled with her as a mere oddity, he said; but she was as shrewdly and sharply observant as anyone he knew, and as long-headed as she was short-armed.
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