Gleaning: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations GlancingIf a dog doesn't put you first where are you both? In what relation? A dog needs God. It lives by your glances, your wishes. It even shares your humor. This happens about the fifth year. If it doesn't happen you are only keeping an animal.ndash;Enid BagnoldFrom their eyelids as they glanced dripped love.ndash;Hesiod Use in Literature GlancingThe ball had struck him on the forehead and glanced off, doing no other injury than stunning him for an instant, and tearing off the skin, which tended to infuriate him the more.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.He glanced toward the beggar, who was profoundly regarding the cathedral clock.ndash;Samuel Hopkins Adams in The Unspeakable Perk.Glancing down on the town nestled in the foliage, it seems like a town dropped by chance in the midst of a forest.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in An Old Town By The Sea.He was evidently ill at ease and his restless glances showed that he was intent upon some plan of escape.ndash;Horatio Alger in Do and Dare.He glanced down at his swollen ankle, and, despite his helpless situation, he was thankful that he had escaped so well.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Scouts of the Valley.We could not deny ourselves the pleasure of glancing down into the hole.ndash;Roald Amundsen in The South Pole, vols 1 and 2.She glanced at the bread, at the stale, dry crust of bread, and for some reason her face became sad.ndash;Leonid Andreyev in The Crushed Flower and Other Stories.She took it from the bag she carried, and he glanced at it perfunctorily.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.Fanny glanced quickly toward her, and a crimson spot burned on her cheek.ndash;T.S. Arthur in The Good Time Coming.
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