He squeezed the upper part of his nose between thumb and index fingers, blinking his eyes to stop the burning.
"I know I'm a failure," Toby said, blinking back tears.
She began blinking rapidly and moved away from the looking glasses.
"What is this?" she asked, blinking as her gaze cleared.
She swiped the hand away, blinking to clear her gaze as she stared into a fire.
From whom? he asked immediately but without hurry, blinking at the light.
Her head nodded once and she jerked it up, blinking in the lantern light.
Blinking back tears, Katie looked toward the shadow.
"Let's just be thankful we have guests," Dean continued as he wound a string of lights into a bouquet of blinking color, unplugged it, and set it aside with a dozen others.
While she wasn't crying, she was biting her lip against doing so, and kept blinking her reddened eyes.
His wrath, once expended, did not return, and blinking feebly he listened to excuses and self-justifications (Ermolov did not come to see him till the next day) and to the insistence of Bennigsen, Konovnitsyn, and Toll that the movement that had miscarried should be executed next day.
He's been explaining how things work to me, Jonny said, blinking out of his thoughts.
He tried not to think of that sad time, instead blinking away dark memories and focusing on the snow at his feet.
Mrs. Lincoln sauntered into the room, blinking her eyes at the late hour, and Fred reached down and picked her up with one arm, taking a beer from Dean with the other.
She leaned back and looked up into his face, blinking tears from her eyes.
He covered his mouth with a shaking hand, blinking back tears.
"Sweet little ole me?" she asked, blinking at him coyly.
This is a condition in which the eyelids are brought into a nearly closed position accompanied by blinking movements and a general wrinkling of the skin around the immediate neighbourhood of the eyes.
"Yes," she answered, looking gravely at his tousled hair and blinking gray eyes.
"No," answered the owner of the big yellow eyes which were blinking at them so steadily; "you are wrong about that.
Fetch some more wood! shouted a red-haired and red-faced man, screwing up his eyes and blinking because of the smoke but not moving back from the fire.