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He leaned upon his hand, with his untasted breakfast before him, and he stared at the slip of paper which he had just drawn from its envelope.
I rose and, leaning over him, stared down at the curious inscription, which ran as follows:
He never grew used to my being there, stared at me continually (sometimes, I could have thought, with terror), and more than once drew back from my hand when I was serving him.
Far away the staring roads, deep in dust, stared from the hill-side, stared from the hollow, stared from the interminable plain.
The wide stare stared itself out for one while; the Sun went down in a red, green, golden glory; the stars came out in the heavens, and the fire-flies mimicked them in the lower air, as men may feebly imitate the goodness of a better order of beings; the long dusty roads and the interminable plains were in repose--and so deep a hush was on the sea, that it scarcely whispered of the time when it shall give up its dead.
The woman stared at him in frightened wonder, she must have thought she was dealing with a maniac--Jurgis looked like one.
Her big eyes stared wide open, inert and dark against the snowy whiteness of the linen.
Which the driver (knowing there was no other fare left inside) stared at prodigiously.
Flambeau stared; but he followed the little father downstairs to the empty flat of the Staceys, where that impenetrable pastor took a large red-leather chair in the very entrance, from which he could see the stairs and landings, and waited.
So we stared at one another for two minutes; at last he turned with deliberation and dignity and went back again for two hours.
I felt a gust of hysterical petulance, and went aft and stared dismally at nothing.
Razumov dropped into a chair, let fall his stick, and propped on his elbows, his head between his hands, stared at me persistently, openly, and continuously, while I signalled the waiter and ordered some beer.