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904 examples of  scowls  in sentences

904 examples of scowls in sentences

"Forsooth, and is it so?" growled Roger, his scowl relaxing"now will I eat full and blithely, for Ralpho was an arrant knave.

Why die, Landis, with a curse in your heart and a scowl on your lips?" Once more Landis stirred his lips; but there was only the flash of his teeth; he maintained his resolute silence.

" He smiled genially in mockery, and there was a scowl on the face of Landis.

" "I won't!" cried Knuckles, his scowl deepening.

We shiver and scowl and we grunt and we growl At our bath and our boots and our toys!

While woful cares and doubt Wrong the soft passion in the world without, Though fortune scowl, though prudence interfere, One thing is certain: Love will triumph here!

> scowl howl scoff sneer Then a <smile>, and a <glass>, and a <toast>, and a <cheer>, strychnine and whiskey, and ratsbane and beer!

He then resumed his pipe, and, closing his eyes again, gave himself up to the drowsy contemplations, which the entrance of Coubitant had interrupted; and the disappointed warrior retired with a scowl on his dark brow, and aggravated malice in his still darker heart.

The Amรฉricains grow derisive and find pastime in gibes and raillery They mock the various Latins with their national inflections, and answer their scowls with laughter.

" "I told you to help deserving young men," remarked Uncle John, with a scowl at his brother-in-law.

That Jacopo hath an eye and a scowl that would betray him, were he chosen to the chair of St. Peter!

I know him well, and his arts and his smiles; aye, and his scowls and his grins, too.

Good Lord!"with a scowl.

His sudden scowl transformed his handsome face into a thing of horror.

His scowl was frightfulit was freezing.

"It was tremendous, mon ami," roared Froissart, unchecked by Dawson's scowls.

I pondered on the problem with a scowl of such intense cogitation that Thorndyke laughed outright.

She was fed up with the leers of Papa Dupont, the scowls of Mama Thรฉrรจse, the grimaces of waiters, the stares of customers, the very sight of herself in the mirror across the room.

Master Piers knows how to undress himself by this time, I suppose?" Sir Beverley scowled at him aggressively, but Victor did not even see the scowl.

There comes a guest, thy lord's old comrade, here; And thou art all knitted eyebrows, scowls and head Bent, because somebody, forsooth, is dead! Come close!

He scowls at me because I tell the truth about him, but if I had a bottle of whisky to offer him he would soon look pleasant again, and would give me a drink too, when he had swallowed all he could hold.

He tore it open, and read, with savage scowls and horrible contortions of the visage, that which follows.

Jinks replied, that he was equally indifferent to the scowls of Mr. O'Brallaghan, and expressed his astonishment and disgust at being annoyed, when he was going out to take some exercise for the benefit of his health.

"Yes," he said, with an awful scowl, "that young man has robbed me of my mistress" "WhoVerty?"

"And 'elp you spend that money," said Mr. Brown, ignoring the scowls of his friend.

Coughs and scowls passed unheeded, and at last in a hesitating voice, he broached the subject himself.

"And 'elp you spend that money," said Mr. Brown, ignoring the scowls of his friend.

Coughs and scowls passed unheeded, and at last in a hesitating voice, he broached the subject himself.

Mike was wearing a gloomy scowl.

With a final scowl he left her and hurried to the rock.

I noticed that there was a deep scowl of hatred on the countenance of the negro prisoner as this drama was being enacted, and when the knife struck the poor mule he cried out, "Oh, mas'r, mas'r!"

Rich with green canes, they contrast strongly with the brown ragged cliffs right and left of them, and still more with the awful depths beyond and above, where, underneath a canopy of bright white clouds, scowls a purple darkness of cliffs and glens, among which lies, unseen, the Souffriere.

" O'er the dread feast malignant Chemia scowls, And mingles poison in the nectar'd bowls; 365 Fell Gout peeps grinning through the flimsy scene, And bloated Dropsy pants behind unseen; Wrapp'd in his robe white Lepra hides his stains, And silent Frenzy writhing bites his chains.

the lowring element scowls o'er the darkened landscip

lose one's temper &c (resentment) 900; sulk &c 901.1; frown, scowl, glower, pout; snap, snarl, growl. render rude &c adj.; brutalize, brutify^. Adj.

V. hate, detest, abominate, abhor, loathe; recoil at, shudder at; shrink from, view with horror, hold in abomination, revolt against, execrate; scowl &c 895; disrelish &c (dislike) 867.

scowl &c 895; sulks &c 901.1.

morosity^, spleen; churlishness &c (discourtesy) 895; irascibility &c 901. moodiness &c adj.; perversity; obstinacy &c 606; torvity^, spinosity^; crabbedness &c adj.. ill temper, bad temper, ill humor, bad humor; sulks, dudgeon, mumps^, dumps, doldrums, fit of the sulks, bouderie [Fr.], black looks, scowl; grouch; huff &c (resentment) 900.

V. be sullen &c adj.; sulk; frown, scowl, lower, glower, gloam^, pout, have a hangdog look,

[Fr.], rebuff; slap, slap on the face; home thrust, hit; frown, scowl, black look. diatribe; jeremiad, jeremiade; tirade, philippic. clamor, outcry, hue and cry; hiss, hissing; sibilance, sibilation, catcall; execration &c 908.

[Lat.]; the hue of dungeons and the scowl of night [Love's Labor's Lost].

Scowls greeted her passengers when it was discovered that they were not English but Americans.

A handsome woman should always avoid applying for a position as companion, because the moment she enters the room, her prospective mistress will scowl at her beauty, as a piece of folly with which, both for her own and for her daughter's sake, she can very well dispense.

Little faces that should have been handsome, darkened with the scowl of sullen, dogged suffering.

On entering the council-house, Kenton perceived from the ominous scowls of the chiefs, that they meant no tenderness toward him.

With humbled and penitent thoughts, I turned my face to heaven, almost dreading that some sign of omnipotent anger would scowl upon me from above.

He greeted the boys with an angry scowl.

Overborne by his insistence and further influenced by the scowl of the approaching officer, she took the wheel.

He was willing to give Mr. Thomas work, and put tools in his hands, and while watching how deftly he handled them, he did not notice the indignant scowls on the faces of his workmen, and their murmurs of disapprobation as they uttered their dissatisfaction one to the other.

The interest was not friendly, however, as might be inferred from the scowl with which he surveyed him.

So fierce was that scowl of his, so sharp and white the teeth he flashed at them, so round and terrible his gleaming yellow eyes that not a cat dared object, though the faces of all plainly showed their anger and disappointment at this unfair division of the spoils.

It was not until Claire had gone to her room to pack her bag and the chance to kiss her had passed that Billy recognized that the scowls were intended to convey the fact that the beer bottles were empty.

His face was all twisted up into a funny sort of a scowl, and every once in a while he would give a long sigh, as though he hadn't a friend in all the world.

The houses are built in small blocks, as a protection against earthquakesthe terror of every Ragusan (only mention the word and he will cross himself)and here on a fine Sunday morning you may see Dalmatians, Albanians, and Herzegovinians in their gaudiest finery, while here and there a wild-eyed Montenegrin, armed to the teeth, surveys the gay scene with a scowl, of shyness rather than ill-humor.

"I didn't expect to 'ave the pleasure o' seeing you 'ere, my lad," ses Jack, still staring at Charlie, and twisting 'is face up into awful scowls.

But, if the blithe Muse will indulge a smile, Why scowls thy brow, O Bookseller!

The fact that a man always smiles on his customers, proves that he never scowls at those who dun him!

The fact that a man always smiles on his customers, proves that he never scowls at those who dun him!

he continued, as he saw the scowl upon her face.

Despite the scowls of the soldiers, I attempted to talk with some of the women huddled in front of a bakery waiting for a distribution of bread, but the poor creatures were too terror-stricken to do more than stare at us with wide, beseeching eyes.

Evidently, she feared the scowls of Butscher, who had none of the white's ideas of the equality of females with males at the board.

"Don't you know until that's done we're likely to be chased off any minute?" Chan looked into his partner's angry eyes, and his own lips drew in a scowl.

But for poor Theodore to-night there was nothing but scowls and frowns, and barely a civil inquiry about his health.

And yet the harsh world scowls upon us: our nerves are broken, and they wonder we are querulous; our blood curdles, and they ask why we are not gay; our brain grows dizzy and indistinct (as with me just now), and, shrugging their shoulders, they whisper their neighbours that we are mad.

This savage, no doubt, does not understand a word of English, for he scowls at me and orders me away again with a menacing cry.

A dark sinister scowl overhung the blink under the cloud-bank to the southward, and the dovkies which had enlivened their progress hitherto forsook the channel, as if they distrusted the weather.

He may doubt the justice of the praise or the censure of the professional critic; but it is hard for him to resist the fact of failure, when it comes to him palpably in the satire that scowls in an ominous stare and the irony that lurks in an audible yawn,hard for him to question the reality of triumph, when teeth flash at every gleam of his wit and eyes moisten at every touch of his sentiment.

The frown deepened into a scowl.

"But if only one creature or thing acts, more than one action may, at the same instant, be done; as, 'The girl not only holds her pen badly, but scowls and distorts her features, while she writes.'"Id.

Yet, singing, they sing as no white bird does (where none rears phoenix) as near perfection as nature gets, or, if scowls bar platitude, notes for which there is no rejection in banks whose coinageoh, neat!is gratitude.

" After dinner Litvinov escorted the two ladies to their room, and, after standing a little while at the window, with a scowl on his face, he suddenly announced that he had to go out for a short time on business.

" Thad stood for a moment, nonplussed, a scowl on his face.

A scowl overspread Senator Willard's features.

Bazelhurst Villa looks across the valley and sees Shaw's Cottage commanding the most beautiful view in the hills; the very eaves of her ladyship's house seem to have wrinkled into a constant scowl of annoyance.

Randolph Shaw advanced with a threatening scowl.

But, if the blithe muse will indulge a smile, Why scowls thy brow, O Bookseller!

Menacing the one who slew him Scowls the brow's relentless feud, By his noble life blood crimsoned O'er his lips his hair is glued.

Some evidencewhat?" "What good will that do us?" asked Peckham, glancing up with a scowl from his desk.

Then, turning toward the astonished savages, who had retreated a few paces to escape the burning brands, she addressed them passionately in the Indian tongue: "The Great Spirit," she cried, "scowls upon youthe very flames hiss in the wet grass.

Passed over the bleakest district I had yet seen, called Old Ord, a cold, rough, cloud-breeding region that the very heavens above seem to frown upon with a scowl of dissatisfaction.

Don't scowl; I'm sure I'm trying to be nice, and I never was so polite to a Yankee before.

The foremost of this party was recognised to be the ill-looking fellow, who left me in the canoe with a revengeful scowl upon his face.

" There was a scowl on Brossard's burly red face that made Jules's heart bump up in his throat.

He had a pistol in his hand, which he rested on the side of the boat, while, with a fearful scowl, he looked pryingly around.

" Mr. Blows met the combined gaze of his innocent offspring with a dark scowl, and then fell to moodily walking up and down the passage until he fell over the pail.

" "Sobbing?" said Mr. Blows, with a scowl.

Mr. Burton favoured him with a mutinous scowl.

" Mr. Burton, with a nasty scowl, said that there was not going to be any next time, but Mr. Stiles smiled as one having superior information.

" "What we want," said a dark, ill-looking, but finely-dressed man, setting his claret down, "and what we have got to have, is"he was speaking in French, but gave the want in English"Representesh'n wizout Taxa" There his eye fell upon Frowenfeld and followed him with a scowl.

And, heedless of his life, he clung to his duty and his honour, presenting a smiling face to the scowls of hatred and envy, and spending blissful hours at Lucienne with the woman he loved.

As the Prince made his way through the crowded avenues of the Bergen streets to an accompaniment of scowls punctuated by feeble, forced cheers, he cut a goodly enough figure to win many an admiring, if reluctant, glance from bright eyes.

" Hurrying to his uncle's room, he motioned out the attendants, closed the door, locked it, and then, with a scowl of rage and alarm, advanced upon the invalid, who by this time was perfectly conscious.

The scowls were for God, and with every chew he reiterated the sole thought of his existence, which was make westing.

So he walked softly before God, smothering his joy down under scowls and muttered curses, and, so, fooling God, for God was the only thing in the universe of which Dan Cullen was afraid.

" Captain Cullen did not even scowl.

In spite of the scowls and winks bestowed upon me by Mr. Sewell, who let slip no opportunity to testify his disapprobation of the intimacy, Mr. Jaffrey and I spent all our evenings togetherthose long autumnal evenings, through the length of which he talked about the boy, laying out his path in life and hedging the path with roses.

Orazio seats himself at a distance, and scowls at Prince Ruspoli.

Moreover, there was every variety of villainous aspect; the savage scowl of the desperado, the cunning leer of the trickster, and the sordid look of the mean knave.

While they listened to him they saw only ugly scowls upon the rum-soaked visages of the other inmates of the place, who had crowded around and seemed to greatly enjoy their misfortune, and who broke into shouts of boisterous laughter when the manager explained to the boys that the golden rule of the "Golden Rule Hotel" had always read: "Do everybodybefore they do you.

By this time the ferry-boat was nearly past the ship, and the scowl was quitting the face of the Alderman, when the mariner of the India-shawl sprang to his feet, and, in a moment, he stood again in the centre of their party.