Señor Medena's gaze was stern, but his voice was calm.
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.
Sarah gave him a stern look.
His stern gaze turned to Rob.
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.
The man frowned and gave Yancey a stern look.
I dust and sweep but a stern lady looks after the madam whose care is beyond my responsibilities.
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 met his stern gaze.
"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.
Sarah gave Giddon a stern look and then returned her attention to Lisa.
She gave him what she hoped was a stern look.
After they left, Adrienne gave Brandon a stern look.
By the austere clothing and stern features, Katie assessed she was in some kind of religious convent.
Next to the officer was a stern looking man in a suit and tie, arms crossed, staring straight ahead.
Alex looked up at him and Senor gave him a stern look.
All she could see was that his former stern and determined expression had altered to one of timidity and submission.
Pierre was about to ask, but seeing the stern expression of the adjutant who was also looking that way, he checked himself.
"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.
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!
And with a sad and rather stern look she told Natasha all that Pierre had said.
Was that what Sarah had found so amusing the first day - the fact that she hadn't melted under Yancey's stern gaze?
Yancey gave her a stern look.
There were stern looks exchanged and then the group was gone, stomping and snapping their way up the stairs.
Looking into that stern face, she felt like a child caught with her hand in the candy jar.
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.
The stern, shrewd, and penetrating expression of that look struck Pierre.
With the stern old prince and the gentle, timid Princess Mary, though he had scarcely known them, Pierre at once felt like an old friend.
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.
With its huge ungainly limbs sprawling unsymmetrically, and its gnarled hands and fingers, it stood an aged, stern, and scornful monster among the smiling birch trees.
And if anyone came into his room at such moments he was particularly cold, stern, and above all unpleasantly logical.
The countess finished her prayers and came to the bed with a stern face, but seeing, that Natasha's head was covered, she smiled in her kind, weak way.
Nicholas, with a stern and serious air which showed that now was no time for attending to trifles, went past Natasha and Petya who were trying to tell him something.
Marya Dmitrievna, with her spectacles hanging down on her nose and her head flung back, stood in the hall doorway looking with a stern, grim face at the new arrivals.
But in nothing in the house was the holiday so noticeable as in Marya Dmitrievna's broad, stern face, which on that day wore an invariable look of solemn festivity.
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.