surreptitiously


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in a surreptitious manner

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He had to eat as he had never eaten before, to handle strange tools, to glance surreptitiously about and learn how to accomplish each new thing, to receive the flood of impressions that was pouring in upon him and being mentally annotated and classified; to be conscious of a yearning for her that perturbed him in the form of a dull, aching restlessness; to feel the prod of desire to win to the walk in life whereon she trod, and to have his mind ever and again straying off in speculation and vague plans of how to reach to her.
The fact is, the old lady believed Rebecca to be the meekest creature in the world, so admirably, on the occasions when her father brought her to Chiswick, used Rebecca to perform the part of the ingenue; and only a year before the arrangement by which Rebecca had been admitted into her house, and when Rebecca was sixteen years old, Miss Pinkerton majestically, and with a little speech, made her a present of a doll--which was, by the way, the confiscated property of Miss Swindle, discovered surreptitiously nursing it in school- hours.
He had already surreptitiously straightened the sheets of blotting-paper in relation to the ink-pots, and now stood in front of the fire engaged in conversation with Miss Markham.
Munt, and tap surreptitiously when the tunes come--of course, not so as to disturb the others--; or like Helen, who can see heroes and shipwrecks in the music's flood; or like Margaret, who can only see the music; or like Tibby, who is profoundly versed in counterpoint, and holds the full score open on his knee; or like their cousin, Fraulein Mosebach, who remembers all the time that Beethoven is "echt Deutsch"; or like Fraulein Mosebach's young man, who can remember nothing but Fraulein Mosebach: in any case, the passion of your life becomes more vivid, and you are bound to admit that such a noise is cheap at two shillings.
But the subject so survived all day, nevertheless, that Miss Ferdinand got into new trouble by surreptitiously clapping on a paper moustache at dinner-time, and going through the motions of aiming a water-bottle at Miss Giggles, who drew a table-spoon in defence.
They have left the new, more complexly organized, and more perfect, yet simple and beautiful method of photography in the hands of tradesmen, sneering at it publicly and resorting to its aid surreptitiously.
Genuine orphan-stock was surreptitiously withdrawn from the market.
Lansing remarked to him with a smile which seemed to confess surreptitiously, and as if neither party could be eager, to recognition.
That's because just a week earlier, so swears real estate yenta Yolanda Yakketyyak, the couple surreptitiously shelled out a hair more than $13 million for a much larger and newly constructed family-sized mansion in a posh and especially celeb-saturated pocket of Pacific Palisades.
A smartphone video Flinchbaugh surreptitiously shot of his encounter with Margentino wound up going viral on YouTube.
CBC News has learned Prime Minister Stephen Harper told his hushed caucus he felt remorse for surreptitiously ducking into a closet during the chaos of last week's shooting as MPs from all three parties returned Wednesday morning to the caucus rooms they were in during the assault on Parliament Hill.
NNA - The General Security Directorate issued on Wednesday a statement saying that it interrogated five people of Syrian nationality, who had entered surreptitiously to Lebanon, and they admitted that they belonged to a terrorist network that transferred car bombs in favor of the Nusra Front from Yabroud to Arsal.
The troll is meant to be a protector and good luck charm, modeled after a similar statue placed surreptitiously by a steelworker on the old span after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
a few flakes of snow falling surreptitiously into my mouth to sever my
Eyes like saucers, he tugged at my trouser leg (my lad that is, not Warwick) and tried to surreptitiously point to the mini actor.