1 A pure passion for seeing, knowing, and penetrating into things.
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2 It was this glance which Fantine had felt penetrating to the very marrow of her bones two months previously.
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3 In addition to his other qualities, Thenardier was attentive and penetrating, silent or talkative, according to circumstances, and always highly intelligent.
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4 When the old woman came to do the work, at seven o'clock in the morning, Jean Valjean cast a penetrating glance on her, but he did not question her.
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5 In reality, he had a penetrating mind and was more of a thinker than appeared to view.
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6 When one passed near her, her whole toilette exhaled a youthful and penetrating perfume.
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7 Nothing is small, in fact; any one who is subject to the profound and penetrating influence of nature knows this.
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8 Cosette was still too young to escape the penetrating influence of that April joy which bore so strong a resemblance to herself.
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9 He fixed a penetrating glance on the stranger.
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10 I have no hope of penetrating, sword in hand, to Paris, I know that well.
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11 Zenobia's fault-finding was of the silent kind, but not the less penetrating for that.
12 But Scarlett saw him drop his eyes before the lazy, penetrating look Rhett gave him, and she was frightened.
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13 Scarlett felt Rhett's hard penetrating eyes upon her, knew that her heart was plain upon her face, but she did not care.
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14 Lily laid aside her brush and turned a penetrating glance upon her friend.
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15 The warmth of the fire had passed out of her veins, and she told herself that she must not sit long in the penetrating dampness which struck up from the wet asphalt.
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