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- Her beautiful eyes glanced askance at her husband's face, and her own assumed the timid, deprecating expression of a dog when it rapidly but feebly wags its drooping tail.Book One — 1805 (22% in)
- He looked askance at Princess Mary and said: "There are no horses; I told Yakov Alpatych so."Book Ten — 1812 (33% in)
- The soldiers looked askance at him with surprise and even alarm as they went past him.Book Ten — 1812 (81% in)
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