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When a door, at length, closed upon her, my glance sought instinctively and eagerly the countenance of the brother--but he had buried his face in his hands, and I could only perceive that a far more than ordinary wanness had overspread the emaciated fingers through which trickled many passionate tears.
Then he paused, and a troubled look overspread his face.
A grin of brilliant and perfect comprehension overspread his porringer-like face.
Then a grin of mischievous delight overspread his broad face.
This time the sea looked a dark grey colour, and was overspread with curling waves and the ridges of foam as he cried out:
The eyes of my companions lighted, and grim smiles of pleasure and anticipation overspread their faces, as each eye turned toward me questioningly.
A look of combined greed and apprehension overspread his none too beautiful features.
A magnificent night overspread the earth, and the missionary lay quietly asleep in utter exhaustion.
The man saw it too, and the look of terror that overspread his face assured me that I need have no further concern as to him, for the fear of certain death was in his look.
A look of wide-eyed surprise overspread Anderssen's face.
The great ruffian paused, then stopped, slowly a sheepish smile overspread his countenance and going upon one knee he took the hand of Norman of Torn and kissed it, as some great and loyal noble knight might have kissed his king's hand in proof of his love and fealty.
Grins overspread the grotesque features of the audience, and there was a sound of tittering.