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I've no patience with folk as sits an' just stares at good bread an' meat.
Both creatures were petrified into the mutual stare that is of the hunter and the hunted, the preyer and the prey, the meat-eater and the meat.
It was a matter of long minutes, that stare, until the head in the doorway, with a slight turn, disappeared.
The captain gave a slight start, and the character of his stare changed to a sort of sinister surprise.
Then he opened his eyes wide with a startling stare, said, "I want nothing," and went rustling away into the rapidly darkening garden.
Under her husband's expressionless stare, and remembering her mother's empty room across the landing, she felt an acute pang of loneliness.
Mrs Verloc kept very still, perfectly still, with her eyes fixed in a dreamy, quiet stare.
He leaned back in his chair and, folding his arms across his chest, continued to stare at me squarely.
Disregarding the anger in his stare, I pointed out that whether the journalist was well- or ill-informed, the concern of the friends of these ladies was with the effect the few lines of print in question had produced--the effect alone.
His level stare deflected gradually downwards, left my face, and rested at last on the ground at his feet.
I stared at him, and I must say that he returned my stare without winking for quite a considerable time.
The wide stare stared itself out for one while; the Sun went down in a red, green, golden glory; the stars came out in the heavens, and the fire-flies mimicked them in the lower air, as men may feebly imitate the goodness of a better order of beings; the long dusty roads and the interminable plains were in repose--and so deep a hush was on the sea, that it scarcely whispered of the time when it shall give up its dead.