Phrases with "glanced"

H. G. Wells He glanced at her face and saw that it was set again. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

He was as proud a fellow as you’d find in the two counties, and yet he would do all sorts of things that many another glanced askance at. Losing Lena by Ellen Wood [1868]

Jacques Futrelle Miss Thorne glanced at him once keenly, her splendid eyes fairly aglow, and the fan rattled on in the code. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

Guy de Maupassan I don’t know him; do you?” The husband, who had noticed nothing, glanced across at the offender, and said: “No; not in the least. Coward by Guy de Maupassan

She glanced at it, turned pale, and said to the secretary: “Very well, let him wait!” She threw the card on the table. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

Thomas Hardy Louis, who had been standing in the hall the greater part of that day, glanced out through a private window, and went to Viviette. ‘The Bishop has called,’ he said. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

Grace glanced at the church clock—three-quarters past ten. Verena Fontaine’s Rebellion by Ellen Wood [1880]

D. H. Lawrence You see I have no woman to care for it —” Alvina glanced round the cave of a room, at the rough fellows in their black hats. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Virginia Woolf And then the lady with the ear-rings gushed about the beauties of Nature. He glanced at the name of the street on the left. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

He glanced up at her, and she suffered him for a moment to look through her clear eyes into her soul. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Jennings, who had glanced at his watch, quite expected to see Cuthbert. But, to his surprise, he came face to face with Lord Caranby. “I did not expect to see you here,” said the detective. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

E. F. Benson He glanced at me a moment and muttered something of leaving a warm bed to come out into the cold night. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

He glanced his eye on the bed, but no human form had pressed it that night — it lay untouched and undisturbed. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

The Duke stood up suddenly and glanced round him. War in Heaven by Charles Williams [1930]

Edith Wharton No daylight — but the Day was here! She glanced at the clock. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

Her feet pattered on the path, her eyes glanced everywhere; she suggested by her whole bearing that time was in a hurry, and there was very little time for-something. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

H. G. Wells After staring for a moment at his captor, he glanced at Catherine, who was watching him with a faint smile in her eyes. The Brothers by H. G. Wells [1938]

D. H. Lawrence Then he glanced up the stairs and along the corridor again, and downstairs into the hall. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

E. Phillips Oppenheim Harrison glanced through his cards, and one of his fingers moved slightly. The Long Arm of Mannister by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1909]

Robert Louis Stevenson He glanced at the church clock; and sure enough, it marked an hour four minutes faster than the watch. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

F. Scott Fitzgerald After a while she glanced around her and beside her with a look of growing annoyance. Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald Don’t give up at forty-nine!” Over in the Writers’ Building Pat glanced at the directory in the hall and knocked at the door of 216. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

Edith Wharton Mrs. Davant glanced reverentially about the studio. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

I walked past here after midnight and glanced into the window, and saw all of you sitting around the table. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Edgar Rice Burroughs I glanced about in all directions, searching for an explanation. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1923]

Sascha went to a corner of the fence which hid us from the street, stood under a lime-tree, and, rolling his eyes, glanced at the dirty windows of the neighboring house. In the World by Maksim Gorky

Thomas Hardy By the time they reached the higher levels the sky had again cleared, and the sunset rays glanced directly upon the wet uphill road they had climbed. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Thomas Hardy He watched her a while, and then glanced round the chamber where his eyes fell upon a few dressing necessaries that she had brought. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

H. G. Wells She glanced at an empty copper vase. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Jacques Futrelle There was a little pause as he got the answer, and, having the answer, he whistled his astonishment, after which he glanced around quickly at the reporter, who was staring dreamily out a window. The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle [1906]

Anthony Hope He glanced at the envelope, then he opened the letter. Rupert of Hentzau by Anthony Hope

E. Phillips Oppenheim Mr. Timothy Sarson glanced drearily at the clock. The Man Without Nerves by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Radclyffe Hall Tap, tap, tap, tap: Milly glanced down at his hand distastefully. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

He straightened his back a little, looking at me with dignity, and then glanced at the other, who inclined his head affirmatively. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Virginia Woolf When it crossed the lamplight it glanced in long strips of silver light. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

George Gissing Mrs. Clarendon took up a book and glanced at it. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

George Meredith Entering the house, Lady Charlotte glanced at the armour and stag branches decorating corners of the hall, and straightway laid her head forward, pushing after it in the direction of the drawing room. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman She glanced at the closet door and saw with surprise that it was open, and she had thought she had closed it, but she instantly was not sure of that. The Southwest Chamber by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

As soon as he glanced at it, his brow contracted. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Jones glanced at her in astonishment. Nightmare! by Francis Stevens

Algernon Blackwood He glanced at his books, letters, newspapers. Sand by Algernon Blackwood [1912]

George Eliot But where’s father?” said Adam quickly, as he entered the house and glanced into the room on the left hand, which was used as a workshop. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

Jack London I glanced warily at him, for I was on my knees taking the ashes from the stove. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Eh? What?” He glanced sideways, with his head down. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Edith Wharton Nona glanced at Lita, not to surprise her off her guard, but simply to look away from her father. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

He glanced disapprovingly at the cottages and said: ‘Of course most of the villages in Yorkshire are hideous; but the Yorkshiremen are splendid chaps. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

I glanced sideways and saw the Mayor of Kinghamstead speaking behind his hand to Parvill. By a happy chance Parvill caught my eye. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

D. H. Lawrence He glanced quickly over his shoulder. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

William Morris Arthur sat still with his eyes bent down on the ground, and he said nothing; and Birdalone glanced on him wistfully ere she went on with her tale. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Edith Wharton What other guarantee have I got?” “That I mean what I say?” Millner glanced past the banker’s figure at his rich densely coloured background of Spanish leather and mahogany. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

Arthur Conan Doyle The chief’s dark eyes glanced indifferently at Miss Adams, but gazed with a smouldering fire at the younger woman. The Tragedy of the Korosko by Arthur Conan Doyle [1898]

Marie Corelli If it had not been for the boy there —” and he glanced at Manuel, “I should certainly have fulfilled my intention. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

Roger glanced at Considine, who, observant but motionless, was lying back in his corner. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

George Meredith Merthyr glanced down the contents. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Maskull glanced at him through half-closed lids, wondering if he were exactly what he seemed to be. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

H. G. Wells Not that I want to be ‘ard on Fanny.’ “‘I see,’ said Matilda. She glanced a mute interrogation at Prue and found her answer in Prue’s face. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

William Hope Hodgson She glanced up quickly, like a frightened animal, and screamed aloud. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

A. E. W. Mason Feversham glanced wildly about him, and seeing no escape, suddenly flung out his breast to meet the blow. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

To distract my attention from my unseen neighbors I glanced curiously about the room and speculated upon the personalities of its occupants. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He glanced at the papers before him. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

Jacques Futrelle He glanced around, as if seeking a seat near a window, then moved along in Mr. Grimm’s direction, between the rows of tables. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

Barbara had loved her mother passionately, and after this evening she never glanced at the early presentment of that same beloved mother without a kind thought for the giver of it. Barbara Rebell by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1905]

H. Rider Haggard Drawing out one or two, he glanced through them and replaced them. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Edith Wharton Ellie Vanderlyn glanced at her in astonishment. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

On that blue jar was a white label on which was printed, in very black letters, just one word—“Arsenic.” All at once Mrs. Strain glanced quickly to her left, towards the door. What Really Happened by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1926]

Abraham Merri It was polished, and glimmered as though cut from some enormous amethystine crystal I glanced behind me. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

Jacques Futrelle For a long time the Girl was silent and finally he glanced at her. The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle [1906]

Arthur Conan Doyle He looked cool and at his ease, though I could see a dangerous light in his eye when he glanced towards his brother actor. The Tragedians by Arthur Conan Doyle

George Gissing Now and then he glanced at the original, who sat reading; his eye was dull, his hand moved mechanically, he hummed a monotonous air. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

Rudyard Kipling E23 glanced up under his eyelids. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Abraham Merri So I tightened my belt and glanced back at Jim, close upon my heels. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

Charles glanced once at Ruth; but her set white face told him nothing. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Sinclair Lewis Come. We’re going to have a talk with the Staubermeyers.” On his way down the hall, he glanced into his “den” and noticed his favorite Winchester on the wall. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis

Arthur Conan Doyle It was Mr. Cronin who unfolded it at last and glanced over its columns. Our Derby Sweepstakes by Arthur Conan Doyle

George Gissing He glanced at her; he glanced again and again; and Rose was aware of every look. The Scrupulous Father by George Gissing

He glanced again toward the lighted windows above him. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

Virginia Woolf I’ve never come across a definition that satisfied me, though there are some very good ones”— he glanced in the direction of his books. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Zeb with a gasp drew his eyes away for a second and glanced around. I Saw Three Ships by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1893]

Ford Madox Ford A militiaman probably filled the bill! Well, he was that, officially! He glanced aside and upwards at the whitewash cockscomb. A Man Could Stand Up by Ford Madox Ford [1926]

Anthony Trollope What young man of his age had done better than he had?” and he glanced round at them with perhaps more pride than was quite becoming. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Sinclair Lewis She glanced up, raising a finger toward her lips. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

She was talking merrily, and her hearers, in one of whom, as I glanced over my shoulder, I recognized an exCabinet Minister, seemed to be greatly entertained. My Fascinating Friend by William Archer

Arnold Bennett The remainder of the company glanced at the corner, apparently pained by this negligence. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

George Gissing Do you know what I should have proposed?” She glanced inquiringly at him. Eve's Ransom by George Gissing [1894]

Mr. Moffat glanced at the jury, the smile still on his lips. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

We glanced at the orchestra and supper-room as we hurried past — we just recognised them, and that was all. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

There is one phase of the question which you may possibly not have glanced at, justice. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

D. H. Lawrence She glanced at the dish again. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

She glanced at me above the glasses. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad [1899]

Virginia Woolf Kitty glanced at it and then turned away. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Zona Gale St. George glanced at Miss Holland; she was looking from side to side, like a bird alighted among strange flowers; she met his eyes and dimpled in frank delight. Romance Island by Zona Gale [1906]

H. G. Wells Shall we try again?” Marjorie glanced at her father. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

H. G. Wells I glanced up, and behold! The sky was streaked with bright green trails. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch And with that Margery glanced back and plucked at my arm. Margery of Lawhibbet by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Charles Dickens From time to time he glanced at her over his shoulder, as though to assure himself of her remaining quiet and making no effort to depart; and that done, busied himself about the fire again. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

He glanced at another note of excuse almost with indifference. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

Charles Dickens But, Sissy glanced at him with great attention; nor did she in her own breast misunderstand him. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

He glanced at her, but did not stop to question her. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Edith Wharton And I asked him to give us time to look through her things first —— ” He nodded, and she glanced about the small bare room. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

H. G. Wells I felt lost — in a strange body, and when I glanced down myself for reassurance, the straight white abdomen, the alien legs confirmed that impression. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

He fell silent for awhile, glanced at me, and, heaving a sigh, went on: “The distant sea is threatening me with misery, and the worm of sorrow gnaws my soul, and the gray billow howls sternly. Philip Vasilyevich’s Story by Maksim Gorky

Arthur Machen Phillipps glanced at his features, and recognised the lineaments of terror. The Red Hand by Arthur Machen

H. G. Wells Yet it was not forgetfulness, for she saw he glanced at it as it smouldered out. The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells [1897]

Ivan Turgenev I glanced at Elisei; he was standing, his hands clasped behind his back, gazing ruefully at his master. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

D. H. Lawrence They stood gazing after her for a moment; then they glanced at each other with a woman’s little grimace. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Steele Rudd For the fiftieth time and more he glanced eagerly over his shoulder for some haven of safety. On Our Selection by Steele Rudd

Arthur Conan Doyle Nigel glanced back at the old gray boulder, and he felt for an instant a shudder pass through his stout heart. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

Her azure eyes glanced over him with a smile of intense amusement. Signa by Ouida

James Joyce When he passed at our feet he glanced up at us quickly and then continued his way. Dubliners by James Joyce

E. Phillips Oppenheim Grant glanced at it and nodded. The Wrath to Come by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

Sinclair Lewis Instead she moved over an inch or two, glanced at him almost as though they were sharing a secret, and said, quietly: “I thought quite a bit about you last evening. Our Mr. Wrenn by Sinclair Lewis

He looked with suspicion at Davidson, and even glanced at his wife; but he was baffled by the natural placidity of the one and the acquired habit of immobility in the other. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

H. G. Wells Our history has glanced at the fall and death of Essenden, but this is only one episode in the long and complicated history of the private lives of the first world committee. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

She glanced at it curiously, and as she stepped back to Jonathan gave it to him with a smile. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

He clasped his hands for an instant, glanced right and left into the gloom: “It was like cheating the dead,” he stammered. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

I glanced at his watch, and, opening the drawer in which watchglasses were kept, selected one of the suitable size, tried it in the bezel after removing the broken pieces, and snapped it in. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Edith Wharton She glanced complacently at the French wall-paper that reproduced a watered silk, with a “valanced” border, and tassels between the loops. The Old Maid by Edith Wharton

Dr. Lewis glanced round the room as if to make sure there were no eavesdroppers, and went on in a whisper. Anne by Ellen Wood [1876]

D.H. Lawrence She waited a minute, glanced at her bobbin. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

E. Phillips Oppenheim What attraction can America possibly have for you?” She glanced at him covertly from under her sleepy eyelids. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

She, with her hands still on his shoulders, glanced up at the placid stars and said — “The night is half gone. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I have watched the sun rise up from the ocean, slowly gathering strength until its first quivering beams glanced across the dull gray sea, and even penetrated into my chamber. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

Once or twice I glanced at Flaxman and noted how haggard and worn he still looked; and I fancied that I could see tears in his eyes. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Sir Walter Scott He stood fixed and motionless, excepting that his eyes glanced alternately on the marble figure and the living suppliant. The Black Dwarf by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

William Hope Hodgson We were among the trees now, and I glanced around, nervously; but saw nothing, save the quiet branches and trunks and the tangled bushes. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

Algernon Blackwood I suppose —” He glanced round, caught the eye of Dr. Silence, and stopped. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

William Hope Hodgson He glanced round, with a start, and I pointed towards the thing. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

Willa Cather Mrs. Templeton glanced covertly at her daughter from time to time. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather [1932]

Edith Wharton You say you saw my trouble coming on — did it ever occur to you that you were the cause of it?” Justine glanced at him with frank contempt. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Arthur Conan Doyle At the sound of our steps he glanced round and sprang to his feet with a cry of pleasure. A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle [1887]

He keeps on looking my way and, for that matter so do the hunter man and the Honourable James.” He glanced down the table. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

Rudyard Kipling In the first place, I come under Macklin for direct instruction re Jane.’ ‘Oh! Jane was real, then?’ Anthony glanced for an instant at me as he put the question. Debits and Credits by Rudyard Kipling [1926]

Arthur Conan Doyle There was some peculiar mark upon the side of it, and as I glanced along I saw to my surprise that this mark was repeated again and again until it was lost round the curve. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

And ‘my lord’ glanced with a sly smile at Gertrude, who was looking on the carpet with, I think, a blush, and I’m sure saw my lord’s glance seeking hers, but made as though she did not. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edgar Rice Burroughs D’Arnot glanced at the title page. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Sir Walter Scott When the sounds ceased, the Grand Master glanced his eye slowly around the circle, and observed that the seat of one of the Preceptors was vacant. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

G. K. Chesterton MacIan glanced again at that silver anklet of sea-water and then looked beyond at the next promontory round which a deep sea was boiling and leaping. The Ball and the Cross by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

Fergus glanced over his shoulder, saw the other hurrying, and hurried himself in order to take up a good position for seeing the cashier’s face. Stingaree by E. W. Hornung [1905]

Arnold Bennett As he passed through the shop, Stifford, who had in him the raw material of fine manners, glanced down, but not too ostentatiously, at a drawer under the counter. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Arnold Bennett In another half-minute he glanced at the clock again, and it was a quarter to five. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He glanced around him nervously. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

Guy de Maupassan Duroy did not venture a remark, but occasionally glanced at his neighbor. Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassan

Robert Louis Stevenson I flung up my hand sharply, by way, as well as I remember, of indignant protest; and, in the act, the packet slipped from my fingers, glanced between the railings, and fell and sunk in the river. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

Thomas Hardy Occasionally, remembering this promise, he went and glanced at the child, saw that he was doing well, gave a few special directions, and again went his solitary way. A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy [1891]

H. G. Wells Once, as I went running headlong up the beach, I glanced over my shoulder and saw his attendant with him. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells [1896]

Her maid, who had been living in an atmosphere of pleasurable excitement since Lord New- haven’s death, glanced with enthusiastic admiration at her mistress. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

D.H. Lawrence I compress you!’ He glanced round in perplexity, seeking some escape or remedy. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

The driver, when just level, glanced casually towards the inspector and then, evidently recognising him, pulled up sharply. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

Captain Bulstrode glanced downward at the banker’s daughter. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

D. H. Lawrence Miss Pinnegar glanced once at him, sullenly, and briefly answered his good-morning. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Charles Dickens No more can I look into the depths of this unfathomable water, wherein, as momentary lights glanced into it, I have had glimpses of buried treasure and other things submerged. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

Arthur Conan Doyle She glanced contemptuously at the young athlete. The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle [1900]

Elizabeth glanced across the aisle at him, and her revulsion made her almost physically sick. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Marie Corelli Then he glanced around him bewilderingly, tottered, and would have fallen had he not been given his little crutch for support. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

Arnold Bennett He glanced at her keenly, and as it were resentfully, and went in. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

She awoke softly, glanced up at them, smiled, and then resumed eating her fruit. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

H. G. Wells Asano glanced at this passage as they went past, stopped, went back to it, and turned to Graham with a smile. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

Seeing the figure in the window, he lifted his hand, looking towards her, and approaching the side of the house with caution, glanced this way and that till he reached the house. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

The burgomaster’s eye fell instantly on the iron, and then glanced at the window; but he said nothing. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Over his shoulder, on his son, he glanced almost maniacally. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

With an effort to restrain her curiosity which was creditable considering the circumstances, she nestled into her corner of the carriage, while Dan glanced through the manuscript. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

George Gissing Emma glanced at them, and saw that Bertie, the elder, was listening with a surprised look. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

T. E. Lawrence At a safe distance I glanced back. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

H. G. Wells She turned, glanced timidly at him over her shoulder, and hesitated. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

William Hope Hodgson I glanced up at his face through the smoke. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

Mark Twain I glanced furtively at my hand, and somehow it did seem rather a comely member. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Charles Dickens Therefore I glanced at him as we walked on together, but said nothing. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

George Gissing He sipped thoughtfully from a tumbler of rich Scotch; he glanced cautiously at his companion, who seemed very much under the influence of the hour. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He glanced quickly up, and stopped short. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle He glanced at it as he folded it up, in the vague hope that perhaps this man of whims had assessed his pictures at a higher rate than he had named. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Oscar Wilde He glanced quickly round, and rose to his feet. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

Willa Cather He glanced back once, and saw her head against the bright window. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

George Gissing Hilliard began his dinner with appetite and gusto; the girl, after a few sips, neglected her soup and glanced about the neighboring tables. Eve's Ransom by George Gissing [1894]

Virginia Woolf She glanced at the letters on the mantelpiece. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

I felt myself grow pale and I glanced down at the papers in my hand. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

He raised softly on an elbow and glanced to where the strangers were; then nodded to his daughter and rose noiselessly to his feet. Demi-Gods by James Stephens

On the last step he paused; lighted a cigar; glanced round, as if to see whether anyone was by; and then walked straight over to within a couple of yards of the kennel. How the Third Floor Knew the Potteries by Amelia B. Edwards

Cousin Monica, now flushed a little, glanced also silently at me, biting the tip of her slender gold cross, and doubtful how much I had heard. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Raffles Haw glanced back, and seeing the look of absolute amazement upon the young artist’s features, he chuckled quietly to himself. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Mr. Sabin, having assured himself that his companion’s revolver was safely bestowed in his hip pocket and could not be reached without warning, glanced carefully around his cabin. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

But Gawain glanced to one side on the gisarm as it came gliding down to slay him there in the glade, and shrank a little with the shoulders from the sharp iron. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by translated by Kenneth G. T. Webster and W. A. Neilson

Florence Dixie Beautiful mansion, is it not ?” He glanced round timidly. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

Henry James He glanced rapidly from one to the other, fixed the young man’s own look sharply a single instant and then lifted his hat with formal politeness. Madame de Mauves by Henry James [1874]

Agnes glanced fearfully this way and that. Studies in Love and Terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Charles Dickens Look here!’ He pointed to his dress and to his bandaged head, and still panting for breath, glanced round the room; then faced towards Hugh again. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

Wilkie Collins Tell me, if you please, in plain words, what can she do?” Sharply as the taunt was pointed, it glanced off harmless. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Arthur Conan Doyle Their quivering hands and gasping breath betrayed their exhaustion, yet they glanced around them nervously, as though the least sound would send them off once more upon their wild career. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Edith Wharton Odo glanced from one to the other. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Arthur Conan Doyle It is an ignoble position for a trusted secretary, but what else can I do?” Holmes glanced at the paper and put it into his pocket. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

D. H. Lawrence He had blue eyes which glanced impudently from his grimy face. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

F. Scott Fitzgerald One chair he called Berkeley, the other he called Hume. He suddenly heard a sound as of a rustling, diaphanous form sinking into Hume. He glanced up. Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald

George Gissing Having seated himself, Michael glanced at her. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

M. P. Shiel And presently again Sueela, restively: “How long he got to be in that place?” Spiciewegiehotiu glanced coldly aside at her. Children of the Wind by M. P. Shiel [1923]

Arnold Bennett He glanced at her as if to say: “We expected this, and this is where we agreed it was to stop. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

D. H. Lawrence She stood near him unseen, till suddenly he glanced up at her from under his broad hat, and saw the westering sun on her netted hair. The Man Who Died by D. H. Lawrence

I glanced out of the window and saw a big touring-car coming up the glen towards the inn. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan [1915]

Though, upon my word, if this sort of thing is to go on”— he glanced at the letter with a look of mild despair —“I sha’n’t mind who it is. Mr. Ely’s Engagement by Richard Marsh

Edgar Allan Poe I glanced as its face by the moonlight, and then burst into tears as I flung it far away into the ocean. A Descent into the Maelström by Edgar Allan Poe

Robert glanced across at Mrs. Sharpe, but except for a tightening of her always grim mouth she had not moved. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

And on Wolfe’s face, when he glanced at her in answer, there sat a look of satisfied rest that I am sure had never been seen on it before he fell off the waggon. Wolfe Barrington’s Taming by Ellen Wood [1870]