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- I think they both cried a little in a furtive manner, while Dorothea ran down-stairs to greet her uncle.Book 3 — Waiting for Death (53% in)
- 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.Book 2 — Old and Young (45% in)
- Mr. Casaubon blinked furtively at Will.Book 2 — Old and Young (89% in)
- 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.Book 3 — Waiting for Death (86% in)
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