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  • He watched the man curiously; saw him drop the skin and tiptoe toward the house, glance to right and left alertly.

    The Adventures of Kathlyn | Harold MacGrath
  • Bobby trotted quietly about, sniffing at everything with the liveliest interest, head on this side or that, alertly.

    Greyfriars Bobby | Eleanor Atkinson
  • Louise was in the hammock, and she lifted herself alertly out of it at sight of him, with a smile for his absent gaze.

    The Quality of Mercy | W. D. Howells
  • Cuni was fast drifting into this dreamy state when her senses suddenly returned to her and she sat up alertly.

    Lives of the Fur Folk | M. D. Haviland
  • He looked up, made a twitching movement; his pince-nez fell to his black coat, and he got up alertly.

    December Love | Robert Hichens

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