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Thereupon Mr B. looked at me askant out of his gipsy eyes, as if he thought me an example of the evils of female education!The Life of George Borrow|Herbert Jenkins
She was desperately conscious of me, watching me askant with the curiously commingled fear and trustfulness of a child.
Captain Jackman, in these few moments of pause in the talk, seemed to make an askant study of the commander, who sat opposite.A Tale of Two Tunnels|William Clark Russell
A few quiet tears followed these brave words, and Grace looked at her askant, and began to do her justice.Put Yourself in His Place|Charles Reade
Gerard pondered these simple words, and eyed her askant, carrying the child with perfect ease.The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade
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