61 collocations for twitches

" Sir Beverley's thin lips twitched a little.

I would have stopped, but Miss Havisham twitched my shoulder, and we posted on,I feeling shamefaced embarrassment.

"Things here are not what they seem," Jeff murmured to his horse, who twitched an intelligent ear, as if he, too, was well aware that this was no home of squatter or miner.

In his large, brown eyes an expression of moving melancholy was established; a nervous tremulousness almost twitched his refined lips, which, to my surprise, were not concealed by the universal moustache,indeed, the smooth chin and symmetrically trimmed mutton-chop whiskers, in the orthodox English mode, showed that the man shaved.

But the curate made her kiss his hand, he twitched her nose and patted her cheeks, he joked with her, winking and laughing, and laughing he pinched her.

" "No fader,"growled Nick, at the serjeant's elbow, twitching his sleeve, at the same time, to attract attention.

The prisoner looked at Joyce with his inscrutable eyes, and occasionally twitched his face at him, but never opened his mouth.

A something had before twitched my frock two or three times, so slightly I had scarcely noticed it; a little head now peeped round, and looking up in my face said, "She is not miss Lesley:" it was the young Augustus; he had been sitting at my feet, but I had not observed him.

" Mr. Styles was a thin, querulous, and withered-looking little man, who twitched his eyebrows as he spoke, and spoke in short, jerky phrases.

" "You do not know what you are saying, Berkley"Colonel Arran choked; turned gray; then a spasm twitched his features and he grasped the arms of his chair, staring at Berkley with burning eyes.

At last he rose, and twitched his mantle blue: To-morrow to fresh woods and pastures new.

"Well, Cuffe," said this uninviting-looking personage, twitching the stump of the maimed arm, "I see you are out of the flock; are you all ready for sailing?"

Long-bodied and lithe, small-headed and merciless, steel-muscled and chisel-clawed, the big cat in silhouette twitched its restless tail back and forth nervously, and from snarling jaws sent forth its almost human call to cut across vast, still distances.

In a few days' time the patient begins twitching the foot of the wounded leg; it is the fracture aching as it grows together.

He, in his turn, it seemed to Donnegan that the motion was slow, twitched up the muzzle of his weapon and fired once more from his hip.

They recognized the hatless, squat figure of their father at once, even in the dark, with the wind twitching his beard sideways.

After this Annie got into bed; the mother began to twitch her arms and legs, and seemed in great pain.

They wake me up, twitching my elbows, nearly every night.

Never may I forget the sickening horror of the moment when, creeping out amidst the rocks, Dawson twitches my hand, and points down through the clear water to something lying white at the bottom.

But I did not twitch this pillow off; I drew it aside slowly, as though held by the restraining clutch of some one behind me.

Thereupon he twitched the weapon deftly from out the Sheriff's hand, "Here, Stutely," he cried, "the Sheriff hath lent thee his sword!

He stood looking at Mrs. Wayne under his lowering brows; he had stopped swinging his elbows, and was now very slightly twitching his cane, as an evilly disposed cat will twitch the end of its tail.

He began to move slowly and silently down the branch until he was over the foe, slumbering, twitching his limbs, and making little sounds that told of dreams of the chase, or, more likely, dreams of tormenting a helpless Bear cub.

Saltash helped himself, the smile still twitching the corners of his mouth.

Sitting up like a gentleman, he has his hands free to scratch his ribs or twitch his moustache.

61 collocations for  twitches