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Wuthering Heights
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  • The soft thing looked askance through the window: he possessed the power to depart as much as a cat possesses the power to leave a mouse half killed, or a bird half eaten.

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  • He looked askance at the offer.
  • But the snail replied "Too far, too far!" and gave a look askance
     Said he thanked the whiting kindly, but he would not join the dance.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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