It is very difficult to hide even a slight emotion or sentiment from fifteen inquisitive and unoccupied young girls, whose wits and mischief ask for nothing better than secrets to guess, schemes to create or baffle, and who know how to find too many interpretations for each gesture, glance, and word, to fail in discovering the right one.
Under present circumstances the fact of this glance was not lost.
cried Ginevra, casting a glance of astonishment at the painter, who was silent for a moment.
If the young ladies in the Thirion camp did not show their impatience with the same frankness, their sidelong glances were none the less directed on Ginevra.
The beautiful Italian became the centre of all glances, and she was henceforth watched by friends and foes alike.
But, unconsciously to herself, she betrayed her desire to be left alone by impatient glances, ill-disguised, at the pupils who were slow in leaving.
We pulled an easy stroke; but when the master of the brig, after a glance
over his shoulder, stood up with a low exclamation, my men feathered their oars instinctively, without an order, and the boat lost her way.