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1) 109. To The States. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...twilight! scum floating atop of the waters! Who are they, as bats and night-dogs, askant in the Capitol? What a filthy Presidentiad! (O south, your torrid suns! O...

2) Eyes. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...the eyes of which she had deprived him. (See TIRESIAS.) 2 To cast sheep s eyes at one. To look askant with shyness or diffidence. 3 To make eyes at one. To look wantonly...

3) 489. Dissent. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...revolt at, revolt from the idea. shake the head, shrug the shoulders; look askance or askant. SECEDE; recant [See Tergiversation]. ADJECTIVE: DISSENTING &c. v.; negative...

4) 116. The Sky—Days and Nights—Happiness. Specimen Days. Whitman, Walt. 1892. Prose Works
...of fire and a gorgeous show of light-yellow, liver-color and red, with a vast silver glaze askant on the water—the transparent shadows, shafts, sparkle, and vivid...

5) 443. Dim-sightedness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...through a -prism, - glass darkly; wink, blink, nictitate, nictate; squint; look askance or askant, screw up the eyes, glare, glower. DAZZLE, glare, swim, blur, loom....

6) 217. Obliquity. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...loxodromic. ADVERB: OBLIQUELY &c. adj.; on one side, all on one side; askew, askance or askant, awry, skew, skewed, edgewise, at an angle; sidelong, sideways; slopewise,...

7) 441. Vision. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...on, gloat over; leer, ogle, glare; goggle; cock the eye, squint, gloat, look askance or askant. ADJECTIVE: OCULAR; seeing &c. v.; visual, optic or optical; ophthalmic....

8) From "Bothwell" by Algernon Charles Swinburne. Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. 1895. A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895
...that some now see no more, 105 But are gone after light of the fen s fire And walk askant in slippery ways; but ye Know if God s hand have ever when I spake Writ...

9) 821. When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd. Walt Whitman. 1909-14. English Poetry III: From Tennyson to Whitman. The Harvard Classics
...that was bound in my eyes unclosed, 170 As to long panoramas of visions. And I saw askant the armies, I saw as in noiseless dreams hundreds of battle-flags, Borne...

10) 192. When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloom d. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...sight that was bound in my eyes unclosed, 170 As to long panoramas of visions. 18 I saw askant the armies; And I saw, as in noiseless dreams, hundreds of battle-flags;...

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