She gave him a stern glare that made him smile.
The man frowned and gave Yancey a stern look.
As introducing a discipline of stern repression which made the innocent gaieties of life impossible, and produced a dull uniformity of straitlaced manners and hypocritical morals.
Señor Medena's gaze was stern, but his voice was calm.
On the day of the funeral Peter addressed to Alexius a stern letter of warning and remonstrance, urging him no longer to resemble the slothful servant in the parable, and threatening to cut him off, as though he were a gangrenous swelling, if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.
Sarah gave him a stern look.
I dust and sweep but a stern lady looks after the madam whose care is beyond my responsibilities.
His stern gaze turned to Rob.
Lemarrois had just arrived at a gallop with Bonaparte's stern letter, and Murat, humiliated and anxious to expiate his fault, had at once moved his forces to attack the center and outflank both the Russian wings, hoping before evening and before the arrival of the Emperor to crush the contemptible detachment that stood before him.
She gave him what she hoped was a stern look.
By the austere clothing and stern features, Katie assessed she was in some kind of religious convent.
Prince Vasili gave him a look of stern inquiry, as though what Pierre had just said was so strange that one could not take it in.
Close to the corner, on an overcoat, sat an old, unshaven, gray-bearded soldier as thin as a skeleton, with a stern sallow face and eyes intently fixed on Rostov.
Pierre was about to ask, but seeing the stern expression of the adjutant who was also looking that way, he checked himself.
Was that what Sarah had found so amusing the first day - the fact that she hadn't melted under Yancey's stern gaze?
After they left, Adrienne gave Brandon a stern look.
There were stern looks exchanged and then the group was gone, stomping and snapping their way up the stairs.
She met his stern gaze.
Looking into that stern face, she felt like a child caught with her hand in the candy jar.
She met his stern gaze.
Alex looked up at him and Senor gave him a stern look.
He was a native of Berri, like herself, a stern but kindly taskmaster who treated her much as Dr Johnson treated Fanny Burney.
Louis, who soon became the most powerful prince in southern Germany, was called "the Stern," because in a fit of jealousy he caused his first wife, Maria of Brabant, to be executed in '256.
After Mass, when they had finished their coffee in the dining room where the loose covers had been removed from the furniture, a servant announced that the carriage was ready, and Marya Dmitrievna rose with a stern air.
The more emotional and ingratiating the expression of Natasha's face became, the more serious and stern grew Sonya's.
Natasha, pale and stern, was sitting beside Marya Dmitrievna, and her eyes, glittering feverishly, met Pierre with a questioning look the moment he entered.
Balashev noticed that his left leg was quivering faster than before and his face seemed petrified in its stern expression.
All she could see was that his former stern and determined expression had altered to one of timidity and submission.
He was still lying on the bed as before, but the stern expression of his quiet face made Princess Mary stop short on the threshold.
The officer pointed with his hand to the smoke visible on the left beyond the river, and the same stern and serious expression that Pierre had noticed on many of the faces he had met came into his face.
All he had seen that day, all the significant and stern expressions on the faces he had seen in passing, were lit up for him by a new light.
Well, what is Paris saying? he asked, suddenly changing his former stern expression for a most cordial tone.
"Reinforcements?" said Napoleon in a tone of stern surprise, looking at the adjutant--a handsome lad with long black curls arranged like Murat's own--as though he did not understand his words.
On seeing the count the major- domo made a significant and stern gesture to them both to go away.
"Eh, what twaddle!" said one of them, a thin, stern-looking man.
The tall lad was standing in front, flourishing his arm and saying something with a stern look.
Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.
And his cold, stern look replied: "Because you are alive and thinking of the living, while I..."
This stern, thin, pale face that looks so much older!
When he ventured to glance her way again her face was cold, stern, and he fancied even contemptuous.
The footmen came in with sad and stern faces to change the candles, but no one noticed them.
And with a sad and rather stern look she told Natasha all that Pierre had said.