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39 collocations for « squinting »

39 collocations for « squinting »

  • "What wind blew that thing into your cabin?" asked the General, squinting up his snow-blinded eyes at the dim corner where Kaviak sat.
  • My loins into my paunch like levers grind: My buttock like a crupper bears my weight; My feet unguided wander to and fro; In front my skin grows loose and long; behind, By bending it becomes more taut and strait; Crosswise I strain me like a Syrian bow: Whence false and quaint, I know, Must be the fruit of squinting brain and eye; For ill can aim the gun that bends awry.
  • A dull but crafty old eye squinting down the stem assured itself that the tobacco was well alight before the match was thrown away.
  • " "G-g-guess you're about r-r-right, Steve!" declared Toby Jucklin, instantly; "to t-t-tell you the t-t-truth, I've been squinting that same p-p-patch of white myself q-q-quite some little time now.
  • Some (reasoning thus) assert that squinting Manuel was aware of this axiom, and that he respected it in all his dealings with Freydis and Alianora.
  • This king was that same squinting Harry of Derby (called also Henry of Lancaster and Bolingbroke) who stole his cousin's crown, and about whom I have told you in the preceding story.
  • I was with Madame d'Esparbès de Lussan, my friend, the most amiable woman in the world, and the prettiest, though she squinted a little, and was slightly deformed.
  • Can't you say summat?" John rolled round, squinting up at the pouting, blooming face.
  • "Yes, squinting Henry of Lancaster would cross the world, much less the Severn, to make quite sure of Richard's death.
  • Ruric whipped out a knife, and attacked his master, crying, "I follow after my own thinking and my own desires, you old, smug, squinting hypocrite!"
  • Just look here; here is an admirable likeness of squinting Joe, as you have named him.
  • the bluff, squinting King replied.
  • "Oh, you tall squinting villain knight of the silver stallion, I wonder from whose court you can be coming, where they teach no better behavior than woman-killing, and I wonder what foul new knavery you can be planning here."
  • "Did you see," Frau von S. said afterwards to her husband, "what a queer, squinting look there was in his eyes?
  • Squinting at the viewless ether through his monocle he beheld millions in it; so did William Augustus Destyn and the other sons-in-law.
  • An old owl came flying lazily out of the thick branches of a hemlock, and lightin' within a dozen feet of me, opened his great round eyes in astonishment, and as the bright sunlight dazzled him, he squinted and turned his cat-like face from side to side, as if makin' up his mind that he'd know me the next time we met.
  • There is no way for you to get into, nor for me to get out of, this place of buttered willow wands, until I have deluded and circumvented this pestiferous, squinting young mortal.
  • I squinted along my hickory stick which was even then beginning to assume, rudely, the outlines of an axe-handle.
  • Racey stopped and swept with squinting eyes the place where he knew the bridge to be.
  • " "G-g-guess you're about r-r-right, Steve!" declared Toby Jucklin, instantly; "to t-t-tell you the t-t-truth, I've been squinting that same p-p-patch of white myself q-q-quite some little time now.
  • You squinting rascal, do not think to swindle me out of eternal bliss by any such foolish talk!
  • "Fog's thickenin'," observed the captain squinting seaward.
  • It was awkward work, because, if people saw them looking about, they'd 'ave started looking too, and twice Sam nearly fell over owing to walking like a man with a stiff neck and squinting down both sides of his nose at once.
  • Then without moving his hand, he lowered his head and squinted down the sights.
  • If you didn't squint" "Squint!"
  • I opened my mouth to call Casey's attention to itthough I felt that he was watching it with that steady, squinting stare of his that never seems to wink or waver for a secondbut there it was again, come to a stop just under the crest of the mountain where the white slide was topped by a black rim capped with bleak, bare rock like a crude skullcap on Tippipah.
  • It was a puzzling record of obscure and tireless machinations with which we have no immediate concern: in brief, the barons who had ousted King Log had been the very first to find their squinting King Stork intolerable; and Northumberland, Worcester, Douglas, Mortimer, and so on, were already pledged and in open revolt.
  • Ben squinted another critical survey of the "miss'able Linkinite."
  • I guess you can squint out the valley between the mountains.
  • "Was it for this hunched, draggled, mud-faced wench that you left us, you squinting old villain?
  • Between the children's sallow, screwed-up, squinting little visages the calm, unconscious face of the nun shone white like a flower.
  • He opened the door of his room on the corridor as he heard the approach of the traveler, squinting his bleared, yellow-spotted eyes.
  • Once, and but once, the uplifted rod was known to fall ineffectual from his handwhen droll squinting W having been caught putting the inside of the master's desk to a use for which the architect had clearly not designed it, to justify himself, with great simplicity averred, that he did not know that the thing had been forewarned.
  • He was rather stupid, this huge, handsome, squinting boy; and as she comprehended this, her hand went to his shoulder, half maternally.
  • Between the children's sallow, screwed-up, squinting little visages the calm, unconscious face of the nun shone white like a flower.
  • Never before or since was youthful beauty surrounded by such moustached duennas, squinting chambermaids, hunchbacked pages, and stumpy maids-of-all-work.
  • There they held the second Edward to reign in England, who was the unworthy son of Dame Ellinor and of that first squinting King Edward about whom I have told you in the two tales preceding this tale.
  • "Lore" means a small, squinting elf; and is connected with the verb "lauern."
  • She kept to the gulches until she was too far away to be seen in the sage, even when a squaw was squinting sharp-eyed after her.

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