Carol had warned herself not to be so "beastly supercilious."
But as she followed Kennicott to the elevator the coat-check girl, a confident young woman, with cheeks powdered like lime, and a blouse low and thin and furiously crimson, inspected her, and under that supercilious glance Carol was shy again.
No aching color of the sea and pride of supercilious people, but the reality of a round-bellied nickel alarm-clock on a shelf against a fuzzy unplaned pine wall, with a stiff gray wash-rag hanging above it and a kerosene-stove standing below.
She fancied that a man with dinner-coat and waxed mustache glanced superciliously at Harry’s highly form-fitting bright-brown suit and Juanita’s tan silk frock, which was doubtful at the seams.
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Her mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air.
She liked me better from that time on, and she never took a supercilious air with me again.