I think they both cried a little in a furtive manner, while Dorothea ran down-stairs to greet her uncle.
Mr. Casaubon blinked furtively at Will.
Meanwhile tiny Miss Noble carried on her arm a small basket, into which she diverted a bit of sugar, which she had first dropped in her saucer as if by mistake; looking round furtively afterwards, and reverting to her teacup with a small innocent noise as of a tiny timid quadruped.
He was a large-cheeked man, nearly seventy, with small furtive eyes, and was not only of much blander temper but thought himself much deeper than his brother Peter; indeed not likely to be deceived in any of his fellow-men, inasmuch as they could not well be more greedy and deceitful than he suspected them of being.
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She watched me in a furtive manner—trying to hide her interest.
Later she said she was just trying to figure out whose phone it was, but she looked around furtively before she began reading my text messages.