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War and Peace
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  • And with a furtive glance at his son’s face, the count went out of the room….
  • Dron was disconcerted, glanced furtively at Alpatych and again lowered his eyes.
  • While Denisov was talking to the esaul, Petya—abashed by Denisov’s cold tone and supposing that it was due to the condition of his trousers—furtively tried to pull them down under his greatcoat so that no one should notice it, while maintaining as martial an air as possible.

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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.

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