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Now this lady was a thin, yellow spinster, with a sharp nose and inquisitive eyes, who saw everything and gossiped about all she saw.
Arobin's remark about inquisitive people reminded him of a man from Waco the other day at the St.
But in this grateful task, your former orators, on this anniversary, have anticipated all that the most ardent industry could collect, and gratified all that the most inquisitive curiosity could desire.
Of a truth I know not; Lothario alone was such a one, for with the utmost care and vigilance he watched over the honour of his friend, and strove to diminish, cut down, and reduce the number of days for going to his house according to their agreement, lest the visits of a young man, wealthy, high-born, and with the attractions he was conscious of possessing, at the house of a woman so beautiful as Camilla, should be regarded with suspicion by the inquisitive and malicious eyes of the idle public.
The genius of the people will ill brook the inquisitive and peremptory spirit of excise laws.
Then she climbed an acacia, and nestling into its tufted top, she watched the stranger with the inquisitive attention of the forest birds.
The old gentleman looked up with that sour, inquisitive expression that came so near to smiling and was so different in effect.
No telling to others that make so inquisitive questions.
Then out of the bushes came three Beast People, with hunched shoulders, protruding heads, misshapen hands awkwardly held, and inquisitive, unfriendly eyes and advanced towards me with hesitating gestures.
He was therefore silent; and as Athos was the least inquisitive of any man on earth, D'Artagnan's confidence stopped there.
I believe he found you in some unpleasant position, but do not know of what nature, for I did not ask, not being inquisitive.
Yet the father was certainly rather a difficult person to deal with, for, in the first place, he was extremely inquisitive, while, in the second place, his long-winded conversation and questions-- questions of the most vapid and senseless order conceivable-- always prevented the son from working.