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in a furtive manner

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None escape," said the Beast Folk, glancing furtively at one another.
I saw a crowd of them upon the slopes, looking furtively at me.
He had hid under the dead horse for a long time, peeping out furtively across the common.
And so, furtively, timidly, in solitude, at night, I indulged in filthy vice, with a feeling of shame which never deserted me, even at the most loathsome moments, and which at such moments nearly made me curse.
From the time D'Artagnan took quarters in that hotel, the mistress of the house, a pretty and fresh looking Flemish woman, twenty-five or twenty-six years old, had been singularly interested in him; and after certain love passages, much obstructed by an inconvenient husband to whom a dozen times D'Artagnan had made a pretence of passing a sword through his body, that husband had disappeared one fine morning, after furtively selling certain choice lots of wine, carrying away with him money and jewels.
Poyser, as they entered the house, and the old gentleman bowed low in answer to Hetty's curtsy; while Totty, conscious of a pinafore stained with gooseberry jam, stood hiding her face against the clock and peeping round furtively.
The lama, deep in meditation, stared straight before him; and the farmer, glancing furtively, gathered up his belongings.
Kill, then," said the youngest of Hathi's three sons, picking up a tuft of grass, dusting it against his fore-legs, and throwing it away, while his little red eyes glanced furtively from side to side.
I had closed the front door without noise and stood for a moment listening, while he glanced about furtively.
Captain Hagberd's movements showed no infirmity: he walked stiffly in his suit of canvas, a quaint and remarkable fig- ure; only his eyes wandered more furtively perhaps than of yore.
From time to time she glanced furtively at her companions, in order to hide the sketch if any of them came near her.
He started with long steps towards Lesser Hill, and Adam was soon furtively running in order to keep up with him.
that he hurriedly removed it, and concealed it furtively under his chair.
She was deadly pale and breathing fast, glancing furtively towards the bed as she fastened her mantle, to see if she had disturbed me.
Emerson, who might be shy or morbid or indifferent or furtively impudent.