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Usage examples for grim

  1. " No, I haven't," he replied, with a grim smile, " but I should very much like to. – The Club of Queer Trades by G. K. Chesterton
  2. He looked rather grim, but he also looked like a very much relieved man. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  3. Aunt Jane's lips came together again grim and hard. – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  4. " Thou art so grim and cold! – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  5. His sense of humour was a very grim one. – A Prisoner in Turkey by John Still
  6. Jeff paused an instant and turned his grim face to her. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  7. I heard her read it aloud to my father, I watched his face, and I saw the grim smile that came over it as he asked me, " Are those the words you heard them sing?" – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  8. He seemed several years older, and his face was very grim. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  9. " I hope they don't try to fit him with shoes," he added, with a grim smile. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  10. " Well, go on," said Mr. Adiesen, not looking up, and in a very grim tone. – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  11. Presently one speaker seemed to please him, for his features relaxed into a grim smile. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  12. And so it proved by what followed, for the old woman turned to him with a grim tenderness on her face, and stretched out her hand to be taken in his own. – Septimius Felton or, The Elixir of Life by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  13. He further noted with grim satisfaction that when Lusine recovered from the blow and ran back up to talk to the King, he ignored her. – Rastignac the Devil by Philip José Farmer
  14. Like some pale spirit she had stolen from him And left him there 'mid shadows dark and grim. – Love-or-Fame-and-Other-Poems by Sherrick, Fannie Isabel
  15. And- what of the somebody, Horbury or whoever it was, that lay behind that grim- looking door? – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  16. " No, no," she answered, with a grim smile. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  17. I have expected this answer, said Frau von Eschenhagen with a grim nod of the head, but I consider it my duty to once more appeal to your conscience. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  18. Then his eyes grew grim. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  19. I held on, as may be supposed, like grim death. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
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