It was Winks
who summed up the general impression and put it into a form they all felt conclusively damning.
But, while returning among those lanes of light, Durdles becomes so very uncertain, both of foot and speech, that he half drops, half throws himself down, by one of the heavy pillars, scarcely less heavy than itself, and indistinctly appeals to his companion for forty winks
of a second each.
And you've had your forty winks
. So you really must get off to bed, old man!
He cocked his head to one side, shut one eye and put the other one to the hole, like a possum looking down a jug; then he glanced up with his bright eyes, gave a wink
or two with his wings--which signifies gratification, you understand--and says, 'It looks like a hole, it's located like a hole--blamed if I don't believe it IS a hole!'
Wid that I giv'd her a big wink
jist to say, "lit Sir Pathrick alone for the likes o' them thricks," and thin I wint aisy to work, and you'd have died wid the divarsion to behould how cliverly I slipped my right arm betwane the back o' the sofy, and the back of her leddyship, and there, sure enough, I found a swate little flipper all a waiting to say, "the tip o' the mornin' to ye, Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, Barronitt." And wasn't it mesilf, sure, that jist giv'd it the laste little bit of a squaze in the world, all in the way of a commincement, and not to be too rough wid her leddyship?
Petritsky, still humming, winked
and made a pout with his lips, as though he would say: "Oh, yes, we know your Bryansky."
But the Reindeer begged so hard for little Gerda, and Gerda looked so imploringly with tearful eyes at the Finland woman, that she winked
, and drew the Reindeer aside into a corner, where they whispered together, while the animal got some fresh ice put on his head.
Baggs forgot her nerves and winked
. I returned the wink
and filled the glass a second time.
He winked--winked openly and undisguisedly; winked
with his right eye--upon Henrietta Lillyvick!
Mary even thought she saw him wink
his eyes as if to wink
While Dorothy was looking earnestly into the queer, painted face of the Scarecrow, she was surprised to see one of the eyes slowly wink
at the butler, whispered directions to the footmen, and awaited each expected dish with some anxiety.