Phrases with "look"

Thomas Hardy But how you have watched!’ she cried, in a sudden accession of anxiety, as she turned to look more closely at him. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

Henry James Look at his first seat — look at his second,” Lady Agnes continued. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Why, if it were not for this hill my windows would look straight across at yours. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Rudyard Kipling You don’t look very well yourself. The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling [1898]

Thomas Hardy That look behind was fatal to the reserve hitherto more or less maintained. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

John Galsworthy And Jolyon would wonder what the house would look like coated with such age. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

Jane Austen He is not a shining character, but he has a thousand good qualities; and is so disposed to look up to you, that I am quite laughed at about it, for everybody considers it as my doing. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

Rudyard Kipling Did you notice how he answered to it? Poor fellow! Let’s look at him,’ said the Keneu. The excitement of the talk had died away. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

George Meredith Lord Palmet did the same, and cried, ‘Why, it’s worse than mine!’ Cecilia had protested against the reading of the letter, and she declined to look at the writing. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

In such wise the king came home to his realm with great wealth, and he himself was a man exceeding goodly to look on. The Story of the Volsungs by translated by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson

Rudyard Kipling They never thought to look near an’ knee-high, where they could see naught. Puck of Pook’s Hill by Rudyard Kipling [1906]

Take your old donkeys, and call it square!” “Den vhere mine vheat is?” “Now look here, Hans; that wheat is yours, is it?” “Yaw, yaw. Cobwebs from an Empty Skull by Ambrose Bierce [1874]

Wilkie Collins On every occasion when we approached the cottage, I detected her in stealing a look at the ugly modern part of it. The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins [1886]

Jaikie felt rejuvenated, and began to look forward to his day’s task with a mild comfort. The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan

Rudyard Kipling But you can look after yourself, old man. Actions and Reactions by Rudyard Kipling [1909]

He had found out that his wife was missing, of course, and had gone to look for her. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

D. H. Lawrence As the bus rushed along she turned somewhat pale, with the obstinate pinched look of a woman who is in opposition to her man. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Ford Madox Ford His eyes, whilst he stood motionless, rolled a look round the room and rested on a miniature bureau that stood on a writing-table, in a recess, under and between bookshelves. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

John Kendrick Bangs has made the darker regions seem comfortable and homelike for us, and has created ghosts so human and so funny that we look forward to being one—or more. The Imperishable Ghost by Dorothy Scarborough [1921]

Up in the zenith, so high that it dazzled one to look at them, a few vultures circled without the quiver of a wing. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Andrew Lang We look through a “magic casement opening on the foam” of the old waves of war. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

But, though the governess had come in there for the very purpose of taking the mask off for the first time in her life, she seemed to look upon the frightened cry as a fresh provocation. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

And whatever will you do without money, you that don’t know how to look after yourself . The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

Arthur Morrison To-morrow morning I should like you to come and look at it. The Adventures of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Bram Stoker There was a look of grim satisfaction in his face, as of one who has had a doubt solved. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

And then there were the ladies, not one of whom did not bear the stamp of ease and refinement, and all of whom were young and attractive to look upon. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

You may have a tiring day before you and you look fagged out already. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Arthur Conan Doyle He pounced lightly upon it, carried it off to the corner, and there, holding it between his paws, tore and wrenched at it, raising his bloody muzzle every now and then to look at us. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

George Meredith And I have to look on! Listen to me now. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Wilkie Collins It had been the habit of years with me to look on him as my second father. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

He had stopped a minute or two when he had got to the sea level, to look at the harbor. A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey [1936]

Virginia Woolf Each male figure had, nevertheless, a look of him, due, perhaps, to the professional dress, the quick step, the keen glance which they cast upon her as they hastened home after the day’s work. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

You have only to look at him —” As she spoke, the virtuous Toinon turned her red and swollen eyes to a miserable photograph hanging against the wall. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

It is your being with her, that gives us some sort of security: and it is your watchfulness we shall have to look to for detection. Lady Jenkins by Ellen Wood [1879]

Thomas Carlyle To look on that, can be good for no human beholder; to look away from that, must be good. Latter-Day Pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle

It was said with infinite contempt; but something like a suppressed quaver in the voice made me look at her again. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

She answered him by an almost imperceptible nod, and he continued to look at her for a good while without making a sound. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

Nathaniel Hawthorne He has nothing to do with time, but has a look of eternal youth in his face. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

Jules Verne His mother overcome at last by mental and physical torture, had sunk to the ground, daring neither to look nor listen. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

Henry James Did I look very queer?” “Through this window? Dreadful!” “Well,” I said, “I’ve been frightened. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James [1898]

Anthony Trollope She did not look up, but kept her face turned towards the fire, and seemed almost afraid of her position. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Henry Handel Richardson But it got night, and nobody came to call them or look for them, and nobody lit the lamps; and when they did come home the table wasn’t spread for supper. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Anthony Trollope And look here, Jane; get it done as soon as you can. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

You knew I was coming home, and would wait to have a look at me. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

George MacDonald So North Wind had to look after Mr. Coleman, and try to make an honest man of him. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

It did not occur to the lady whom that journal considerately described as his “widow,” to look for him in the city prison at Sacramento — a town which he was not known ever to have visited. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

John Galsworthy Behind him his cousin, the tall George, son of the fifth Forsyte, Roger, had a Quilpish look on his fleshy face, pondering one of his sardonic jests. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

The tense muscles of its lips, which had uncovered the teeth in a horrible grin, relaxed; the sharp, clean-cut profile took on a look of profound peace and rest. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

The room had a look of loneliness to him. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

And it will be his business to look for the coat. A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey [1936]

Wilkie Collins You look as if you didn’t approve of such employment as this for a woman who is going to be hanged. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

The very fact of his being in such an uncomfortable place made me look upon this man in a still more favorable light. My Childhood by Maksim Gorky

Wilkie Collins Lady Janet recognized the handwriting on the address with a look of surprise. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Getting tired of this amusement, I asked to be allowed to look at the buildings, and he, I thought a little ungraciously, consented. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Andrew Lang Once upon a time a shepherd was taking his flock out to pasture, when he found a little baby lying in a meadow, left there by some wicked person, who thought it was too much trouble to look after it. The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch My legs positively raced up this slope, and upon the summit I hardly dared to look for a moment, knowing that if the light were an illusion all my hope must die with it. A Blue Pantomime by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1893]

Gaston Leroux The sun is flaming; and night-birds can not bear to look at the sun. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux [1910]

D. H. Lawrence Virginia was now thirty, and she didn’t look like marrying. Mother and Daughter by D. H. Lawrence [1929]

The first dinner-bell had rung during Captain Bulstrode’s agony; so the corridors and rooms were deserted when he went to look for Aurora, with his mother’s letter in his breast. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Anthony Trollope Though he be called upon only to look beautiful and to be dignified upon State occasions, he will think £2000 a year little enough for such beauty and dignity as he brings to the task. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Wilkie Collins And I hope you’ll look over it, Mr. Bruff, sir, in consideration of my having been really and truly frightened out of my wits. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

He had that incommunicable, that indescribable look that childhood suffering leaves behind it; less positive than the look on a cripple’s face, but as inescapable. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

Edith Wharton As he continued to look at her, his expression slowly passed from incredulous wrath to something softer — more human — she could not tell what. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Post it tonight: these things look different in the morning. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins She burst, poor soul, into wild entreaties: ‘Evan! don’t look at me like that. The First Officer’s Confession by Wilkie Collins [1887]

H. G. Wells He pencilled-marked the tract of Chiozza Money’s that he was reading side by side with one by Mr. Holt Schooling, made a hasty note “Bal. of Trade say 12,000,000” and went to look out. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

You have to look among your workmen and foremen for persons who shall intelligently grasp the modifications, based upon science, which are constantly being introduced into these industrial processes. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Somebody will have to look after him a little. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

I am loved! I am loved!” “I bide my time,” said Margrave; and as my eyes met his, I saw there a look I had never seen in those eyes before, sinister, wrathful, menacing. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

She’d look at me for half an hour at a time when I was sitting, reading, or looking at the magazines. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

Robert Louis Stevenson One begins to look at the other doubtfully. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

Anthony Trollope Don’t look like that, Aunt Sarah. It is true;—it is, indeed. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

Thomas Hardy I was going to the top of the hill to look for him. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

Henry Handel Richardson Worse still, he began to be invaded by doubts, to look critically at his beloved work; and gradually a feeling of aversion for it grew up in him that fell not far short of hatred. Succedaneum by Henry Handel Richardson

Charlotte Perkins Gilman She pressed forward to look at it. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

Edith Wharton He transferred his look from his wife to his assistant. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Edith Wharton Well! She would look back at it, then: look it straight in the malignant eye. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

George Gissing If my Harry had lived’ But Miss Rodney stuck to the point, and succeeded in making him promise that he would get out the old Euclid and have a look at it in his leisure time. Miss Rodney's Leisure by George Gissing

By these means, too, he takes the attitude of admitting the ancestral errors, and throws himself into an understanding with those who look at New England and the Puritans merely from the outside. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

I beg thy pardon, but now I look at thine, I see the hall is not wide enough for them. Zanoni by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1842]

Nathaniel Hawthorne I look upward and discern no sky, not even an unfathomable void, but only a black, impenetrable nothingness, as though heaven and all its lights were blotted from the system of the universe. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

Frances Hodgson Burnett It was a look so intense and new that once she caught her breath, trembling. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Mrs. Gaskell We agreed to look them over separately, each taking a different letter out of the same bundle and describing its contents to the other before destroying it. Cranford by Mrs. Gaskell [1851-3]

Anthony Trollope He had the cheek to tell me as he was going down to the Newmarket Spring to look after a horse he’s got a share in. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Henry James Meanwhile you can see more of me and know me better, look at me as a possible husband — as a candidate — and make up your mind. The American by Henry James [1877]

Wilkie Collins She met the look I fixed on her; she shrunk into a corner, and called for help. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

I did not look then at her face. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Henry James He had caught a glimpse of her natural face and he wished immensely to look into it. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

George Gissing It seemed very long before they ceased to look into each other’s eyes, but at length hers fell. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

George Gissing He could only look at her in astonishment. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

Perhaps he means no harm, sir; he is hiding in the trees, and just peeping out to look in here. Bursting-up by Ellen Wood [1871]

Wilkie Collins When they were gone, I went and had a look at the bedroom which had been got ready for our guest, and saw that all was straight. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Anne Bronte But I gave one look back before I closed the door, and saw her leaning forward on the table, with her hands pressed against her eyes, sobbing convulsively; yet I withdrew in silence. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte [1848]

William Makepeace Thackeray Capting Norman (with his eternil SLACK-JAW!) meets the gal of his art:— “Look up, look up, my Violet — weeping? fie! And trembling too — yet leaning on my breast. The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush by William Makepeace Thackeray [1838]

Andrew Lang The old man returned the greeting graciously, and asked: ‘How fare you? Whither are you bound? You look like a traveller. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

The landlord said: “You look a little peaked yourself. The Maker of Moons by Robert W. Chambers

Edith Wharton I didn’t tell you I had a baby, did I? She’ll be four months old day after tomorrow, and to look at her you wouldn’t think I’d ever had a sick day. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Florence Dixie I will ring and tell Howard to have a look round. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

Elizabeth Gaskell However, as he said, ‘It was not possible to look in her face, and “fault” anything she wore. The Well of Pen-Morfa by Elizabeth Gaskell [1850]

He did not glance at it, but Mr. Sutherland did, and with a look as if he expected to behold a responsive light beam from those pathetic features. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

She did not look at all the sort of Londoner who goes to an inquest—there are many such—just for the fun of the thing. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

F. Scott Fitzgerald And I’ll look over the whole field of knowledge and pick out something and really know about it, so I’ll have it to hang on to if I go to pieces again. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Many of them would have first met their husbands in the cathedral when they prayed, or when they began to look around to see who was looking at them. Familiar Spanish Travels by William Dean Howells

In a surprisingly short time, the captain reappeared; he did not look at Herrick, but called Huish back and sat down. The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

He was more ashamed than she; he could not look her in the face, and his voice went flat and guilty. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins Oh, look how he frowns! I know he’ll hurt you. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Guy de Maupassant Then she would look up to her mistress, who, lifting her finger, would cry, “Go!” in a shrill tone. A Vendetta (Une Vendetta) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

True, most sapient sirs, my very worthy and approved good masters: but that very consideration should have taught you to look back, and reconsider your translation of the capital word ὑψος. A Brief Appraisal of the Greek Literature in its Foremost Pretensions by Thomas De Quincey [1838]

If you will look at it you will find that he tallies exactly with Madame’s description of the man we wanted. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Draw the curtain, and let us look on one another. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

D. H. Lawrence She never forgot to look for the bestial, frightening side of him, after this. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Henry Handel Richardson So he came back and said: “Will the little lady do ME the favour?” and she had to look glad and say: “With pleasure,” and get up and dance with him. Growing Pains by Henry Handel Richardson

To think that the Campbells were still engaged in living down Glencoe! A narrow-minded race, the Celts. She sat so long considering the Celts that The Nut Tart turned to look up at her. Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey

Edith Wharton It was rather a relief to be rid of that cloud of witnesses; and I began to look about me for a way to the back of the house. Kerfol by Edith Wharton [1916]

Something told me that the pursuit was slackening, and for a moment I halted to look round. Prester John by John Buchan

George Gissing The fourth person present in the room, who sat with his book at some distance, had turned his eyes upon Otway with a look of peculiar interest. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

George Gissing As she went, she cast a look back, a look of curious blankness, as if into vacancy. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

And Prince John. It was for Prince John’s sake that he had come here, and unless he presently got some enlightenment he would go out and look for it. The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan

I shall probably take a passage with you down the Straits. If that can be done, I’ll be on the spot when all these changes take place, and in a position to look after YOUR interests. End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Wilkie Collins Take the torch, Gabriel; look down on the floor — look with all your eyes. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

Rudyard Kipling He will not be able to look into the dhark. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Don’t look at me like that a second longer, or I shall—I know I shall—” Her soft, curving lips finished the sentence. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Anthony Trollope Competitive examination will produce something that shall look to be strong; that shall be swift, if it be only for a start of twenty yards. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

E. Phillips Oppenheim There was a certain quaintness about the trio, and certainly more than one passer-by turned to look at them. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

D. H. Lawrence The servant-woman came to look at the child who slept in the shawl, with cheeks flushed hot and red, and a whiteness, a wanness round the eyes. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

The charts are fearful to look upon. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Both men are mere skeletons to look at. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

John Galsworthy He had no doubt been obliged to look into himself a good deal in the course of those fifteen years. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Thomas Hardy A little time might melt her frozen thoughts, and lead her to look on him with toleration, if not with love. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

Arthur Conan Doyle Well, I must go and look after him, or the servants will be frightened, for he isn’t a beauty to look at. The Mystery of Cloomber by Arthur Conan Doyle [1889]

Oliver Goldsmith I encouraged my wife, who, pale and trembling, clasped our affrighted little ones in her arms, that clung to her bosom in silence, dreading to look round at the strangers. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Rudyard Kipling Maisie, can’t you see?’ ‘See? See what?’ ‘Nothing; only, I know that if I could get any man to look at me as that man looks at you, I’d — I don’t know what I’d do. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I’ve seen one or two of them with the same look in their eyes that I had—and sometimes I am afraid. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

George Gissing At last he said, “Why didn’t you tell me you had value in hand? See here, I’ll look at that picture on Monday morning, and I shouldn’t wonder if we can do business. A Capitalist by George Gissing

George Borrow These fellows, with the look of banditti, were in no respect better; and the traveller who should meet them in a solitary place would have little reason to bless his good fortune. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

What do you say? Suppose you try Wales or Scotland, and climb up some of those fine mountains that look so well in winter?” “I should much prefer Feltram. I so wish you would recommend it. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Anthony Trollope As Grady said, he hadn’t yet been stretched; he had never yet tried his own pace, and he had that look so beautiful in a horse when running, of working at his ease, and much within his power. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

D. H. Lawrence And Aunt Cissie’s one object in life was to look after The Mater. Aunt Cissie’s green flares of hellish hate would go up against all young things, sometimes. The Virgin and the Gypsy by D. H. Lawrence

George Meredith They had seen Temple on an excursion to London; he had betrayed me, as he would have betrayed an archangel to Janet. ‘Will you not look at us, Harry?’ they both said. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

We had scarcely gone two miles when our old thunderstorm came upon us — it had evidently missed us at first, and had now come to look for us — and it rained heavily. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

But after riding for about seven miles along the bank of the stream, Ida pulled up in despair, to ask Robert where next she must look for his master. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Joseph Furphy And look here — we had no business to travel to-day; there was a bite of feed in the Patagonia Swamp, if it came to the worst. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Arthur Conan Doyle He didn’t like the look of it. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

Henry James Bernard hoped she would not look toward him or recognize him; he wished to look at her at his ease; to think it over; to make up his mind. Confidence by Henry James [1879]

This look decided the Prince, hitherto highly uncertain, though his words had seemed to promise a pledge; he paid little attention to words. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

Anthony Trollope They had therefore been forced to look for but one strange servant. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Sinclair Lewis He sat slowly wobbling it with his lips, trying to continue his look of brave suffering, though by now he had almost forgotten from what he suffered. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis

Wilkie Collins One look at them told me that the lawyer had said what he wanted to say. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

And then today I went to the court to have a look at ’im. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

Guy de Maupassan They could see one another but indistinctly in the darkness, and the mountain of heavy winter wraps in which each was swathed made them look like a gathering of obese priests in their long cassocks. Boule de Suif by Guy de Maupassan

D. H. Lawrence His eyelashes were as long and dark as ever, his eyes had still the attractive look of being set in with a smutty finger. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

But I always like to look on the bright side, and so I believe it runs north. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

I contributed a yarn about the men who went to look for Kruger’s treasure in the bushveld and got scared by a green wildebeeste. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Walter Scott Cristal Nixon rode up as he approached, and, as they met, fixed on him a look of inquiry. Redgauntlet by Walter Scott [1824]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Several times he could have sworn that men turned to look at him critically. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Jessy Page was a picture to look at. The Mystery of Jessy Page by Ellen Wood [1871]

Mr. Sutherland cast a look toward the dead woman, and again the perfect serenity of her countenance struck him. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

Guy de Maupassant They exchanged a rapid smile when they saw the mother, and then a look on seeing the daughter. A Country Excursion (Une partie de campagne) by Guy de Maupassant [1881]

Anthony Trollope I would do anything for them, or even for her, if I could comfort her; but she is determined to look upon us as enemies. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

To touch the king’s throne or clothes, even by accident, or to look upon his women is certain death. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Olaf Stapledon Somehow he didn’t look gawky and babyish anymore. Collected Stories by Olaf Stapledon

Rudyard Kipling Why should I not go too and see and look and come away at my own liking. Just So Stories for Little Children by Rudyard Kipling [1902]

Arthur Conan Doyle This loft had a small open window, and I was able to look down upon the front of the inn and also upon the road. The Crime of the Brigadier by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Seeing us, they urged their camels to a trot, and tried to look as if they liked it. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Arnold Bennett And look where I am now!” With pity and with joy he watched her slowly wiping her eyes. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Anthony Trollope At the end of the hour I went back to the Greenes according to promise, having resolved that some one must be sent on to Como to look after the missing article. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

I happened to look downwards at my hands; they were extraordinarily white, with the veins standing out all over them. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Edith Wharton From his seat in the car he called out to Vance, who had not moved: “Anyway, I’ll look in tomorrow. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Edith Wharton He was extremely pale, and catching her own reflection in the mirror behind him, she thought: “We look like two ghosts meeting . The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

W. H. Hudson At length, not yet convinced, I moved a little higher up on my seat, so that when I should next look at her her eyes would meet mine full and straight. Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson

Mr. Cockermuth stepped out of the dining-room to look on. The Ebony Box by Ellen Wood [1883]

G. K. Chesterton She was not sure whether she liked or disliked Lord Ivywood, but she felt quite certain that it would gratify her to make him look a fool. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

Benjamin Disraeli The wildness of her eyes gradually gave way; at length she raised them to Vivian with a look of meek tenderness, and her head sank upon his breast. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

Anthony Trollope She took a moment to look at it collecting her thoughts, and as she did so her woman’s wit came to her aid. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Not very attractive to look at . The Partner by Joseph Conrad [1915]

Jane Austen I love to look at her; and I will add this praise, that I do not think her personally vain. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

He was looking steadily at Considine, and he continued to look for more than a minute before he answered. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

Willa Cather If the horse-trader or the crooked money-lender got over-heated and broke loose a little, a look or a remark from Mr. Trueman would freeze them up. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather [1932]

Edith Wharton Then he went on with his writing, and when he turned to look at her again her head had fallen back and she was sleeping, the sun in her hair. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

He could not look declining years of poverty in the face; he was tired of work. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

His incarceration had not in any way contributed to his personal advantages, and there was an ever-recurring expression of dread upon his countenance not pleasant to look upon. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Somehow she didn’t think Miss Coningsby, if she should look round, would like to see her pushing on out of her place. The Greater Trumps by Charles Williams

Virginia Woolf The movement roused her father; and he shuddered, and broke off, exclaiming: “Look! Look!” so urgently that James also turned his head to look over his shoulder at the island. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf [1927]

And then, seeing her husband’s look of utter, blank astonishment, she felt a thrill of unreasoning terror. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I do hope you’ve come to look after Lord Newberry. He’s so terribly rash and so pigheaded. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Willa Cather Going over to see her one summer evening, he stopped a moment by the dining-room window to look at the honeysuckle. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather [1923]

Anthony Trollope He had very little to do; and as it never suited me to reside there, there was never any one to look after him. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Arthur Conan Doyle I wished to look round for some mode of escape, and in doing so I gave an almost imperceptible movement of my head. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

Would he look up again when he came back? She was waiting there to see. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

William Makepeace Thackeray Your villiany and ingratitude would have murdard me, had I not, by Heaven’s grace, been inabled to look for consalation elsewhere. The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray

H. G. Wells Then I look about me at my fellow-men; and I go in fear. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells [1896]

Lucy Maud Montgomery The lesson of a love that should display itself easily in spoken word and open look was one Marilla could never learn. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

They had terrible faces, and that look in the eyes of lust and hatred, curiosity and pleasure. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Wilkie Collins I signed to my two companions to look through this, so as to keep them from showing themselves. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Arthur Conan Doyle May I ask the object of this visit?” He buttoned up his coat with twitching fingers, and tried to look rierce over his collar. The Retirement of Signor Lambert by Arthur Conan Doyle

Rudyard Kipling An’ now — look here! — this is what did happen. Debits and Credits by Rudyard Kipling [1926]

Ralph Waldo Emerson The genius is a genius by the first look he casts on any object. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

Thomas Love Peacock She began to look on him with favourable eyes; but she feared her name and parentage would present an insuperable barrier to his feudal pride. Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock

The doctor’s face took on a look of concern, and the nurse stirred uneasily. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

She had a red bow on her dark curls, but Laura did not need to look at the bow, except to admire it, because Amy was smaller than the others. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]