Usage examples for Glancing

  1. Lilac turned from it with a sigh, and glancing through the window was startled to see that the cart with Ben sitting in it was already at the gate. – White Lilac; or the Queen of the May by Amy Walton
  2. Glancing at the book, she said abruptly: No; that's an old mark- a difficulty I had. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  3. " The house is in order, I judge," he remarked, glancing about the room. – Lady Larkspur by Meredith Nicholson
  4. I turned with a start as he spoke, and glancing at the men, who were now quite near to the spot where we stood, saw that they were all dead. – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. Then, glancing at Clarence, something possessed him to say, 'You have not been buying any. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. " There is evidently some family mystery," the young man continued, glancing again at the letter. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  7. " Half- past ten o'clock," she said, glancing at the clock in the corner. – The Land of Long Ago by Eliza Calvert Hall
  8. " The other gentlemen will not be with me to- night," he said, glancing at the note. – Episodes in Van Bibber's Life by Richard Harding Davis
  9. " I'll explain as well as I can," said Paul, taking a step forward, and glancing round at the faces bent eagerly forward to hear him. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  10. " It's time we were off," exclaimed Brian, glancing at the clock. – Under Padlock and Seal by Charles Harold Avery
  11. I fancied I heard a noise on my left side, and glancing in that direction, I saw another huge head with a trunk lifted above it. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. " Well, hardly," replied the officer, glancing at the door behind him, which, by the way, opened into the captain's state- room. – Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
  13. " Yes," said Colville, glancing at Monsieur de Gemosac. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  14. He stepped aside without so much as glancing at her. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  15. " He's got everything," said the detective, turning and glancing at Loris. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  16. After a pause, he said, glancing at Alice, Take care what you do with her. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  17. They passed by the Eagle's Nest for once without even glancing up at it, and walking a little farther along the field stopped by a deep ditch. – The Eagle's Nest by S. E. Cartwright
  18. The air and dress of this person reminded him so forcibly of Lina's governess, that he remained a moment looking earnestly that way; not that her presence on the hill would have been particularly remarkable, for on glancing around he recognized by its position, that her nurse's house must be in that neighborhood. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  19. Now, stung in his turn, he made as though he would do what I prayed, when for the first time, after glancing at her father who sat still- puzzled, it would seem- the lady Blanche spoke. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  20. Yes, she has, said Mrs. Lessways, glancing round at the red fire. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett