It seemed to be his wish and purpose to mask this expression with a smile, but the latter played him false, and flickered over his visage so derisively that the spectator could see his blackness all the better for it.
The lad flushed up, and, going to the window, looked out for a few moments on the green, flickering, sun-lashed garden. "
A momentary smile flickered over Mr. Brush's features as he spoke; instantly, however, they relapsed into their usual unfathomable calm, as he flung open the drawing-room door, and announced "Mr. Hosbin."
His glance flickered over our faces with a certain dull approval, and then went round the warm and comfortable room.
The fire flickers in the oven and blue shadows dance upon the walls, and there is no sound of men to disturb us.
The rushlight flickered in the basin.
The still feebly flickering ashes in the grate, and the row of prim ornaments on the mantelpiece, were surely harmless enough.