References in classic literature ?
The turnkey looked askance at her all the while, but never spoke.
The grey-haired ones are all sent to Europe for R & R in the summer and they come back looking refreshed," I said, and my ma-in-law looked at me with a big question mark on her face and then turned and looked askance at her daughter.
The guest looked askance at her, probably wondering how and why she had come into the picture-then archly dismissed her irrelevant 'complaint' by pointing out that she could or should go in for complete dental reconstruction and surgery
I looked askance at her, wondering if I might catch a glimpse of light through her as she faded away before my very eyes.