glance around

glance around (some place)

to look quickly around some place. He glanced around the room, looking for his favorite cap. Mary glanced around, looking for her friend.
See also: around, glance
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Shooting himself perpendicularly from the water, Queequeg now took an instant's glance around him, and seeming to see just how matters were, dived down and disappeared.
She's coming to the back door," said Felicity, with an agitated glance around the kitchen.
I want to get acquainted with my--my nephews and nieces," said Aunt Eliza, with a rather pleasant glance around our group.
After throwing a glance around him, with the vain wish of finding a single countenance in which he might detect a solitary gleam of sympathy, he endeavoured to smother those apprehensions, that were by this time reviving in their original violence, by forcing a sort of friendly communication between himself and the squatter--
Yielding to the extraordinary impulses of which he was the subject, he cast a glance around, to see that all were slumbering in security, and then he strayed towards the swell of land already mentioned.
And then, like a deer at a drinking pool in fear of its enemies, he flung a quick glance around to see if any eye were gazing upon him.
In fact, WHEREVER we were in the Park, in the forest, or on the Shlangenberg--one needed but to raise one's eyes and glance around to catch sight of at least a PORTION of Mr.
With that he bowed and leered at me, and with a keen glance around which seemed to comprehend every object within his range of vision, however, small or trivial, went his way.
The queen cast a glance around her, and saw the cardinal behind, with a diabolical smile on his countenance.
While he was sending a rather indifferent glance around the audience, the tumult redoubled.
Trent threw a swift glance around the room in which he found himself.
He closed the door and took a swift glance around the room by the light of a flickering gas jet.
A single glance around sufficed to show them the grim and dangerous assembly into which they had intruded, and that all retreat was cut off by the mass which blocked up the entrance.
Munro started, as if the last trumpet had sounded in his ear, and bestowing one anxious and hurried glance around him, he arose and followed in the simple train, with the mien of a soldier, but bearing the full burden of a parent's suffering.
It's happened to every discerning yogi; a quick glance around the studio reveals a plethora of identical looking mats.