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Sat down then, and winked at the lean lady, when I had the high satisfaction of finding him lift me up by the nape of the neck, and fling me over into the pit.
I said something about the "peculiar shape of THAT box--,"and, as I spoke the words, I smiled knowingly, winked, and touched him gently with my forefinger in the ribs.
And it's not mesilf ye wud have to be bate in the purliteness; so I made her a bow that wud ha' broken yur heart altegither to behould, and thin I pulled aff me hat with a flourish, and thin I winked at her hard wid both eyes, as much as to say, "True for you, yer a swate little crature, Mrs.
He winked at the butler, whispered directions to the footmen, and awaited each expected dish with some anxiety.
As he walked out of the room, Raffles winked slowly at his back, and then turned towards the window to watch the banker riding away-- virtually at his command.
He winked--winked openly and undisguisedly; winked with his right eye--upon Henrietta Lillyvick!
Then the Reindeer related his own story first, and afterwards that of little Gerda; and the Finland woman winked her eyes, but said nothing.
Petritsky, still humming, winked and made a pout with his lips, as though he would say: "Oh, yes, we know your Bryansky.
So Edwin winked responsively, without the least idea what he meant by doing so.
Mr Verloc was not devoid of intelligence - and at the notion of a menaced social order he would perhaps have winked to himself if there had not been an effort to make in that sign of scepticism.