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In the ultra-politeness, in the spice of sauciness gleaming out from her flashing eyes, the clergyman read incipient defiance.
THE SHADOW OF ASHLYDYATMRS. HENRY WOOD
All her wilfulness and sauciness flashed in her eyes as she lifted her glance at last to his and answered.
A BOOK O' NINE TALES.ARLO BATES
You have looks and you have brains and I have a hunch through all that Emerald Isle sauciness you have a heart too.
A PLACE IN THE SUNC.H. THAMES
Yes, in spite of my sauciness, the old soldier evidently took to me more and more.
THE CAXTONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
And there was a lightness, a sauciness, in her manner that had not showed on her previous visit.
TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
The p. 163midnight ride was entertaining in the extreme, for the girl was full of young life and sauciness and merry humour.
MUGBY JUNCTIONCHARLES DICKENS
"Please do," she said, her sauciness returning as she held her hands before her eyes and looked at him through her fingers.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
But Ashley's jolly laugh showed that he encouraged the maid in her "sauciness," and Fritz and Humphrey laughed in sympathy.
FRENCH AND ENGLISHEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
Napier with some difficulty recognized the apple-green silk, all its sauciness gone, as dejected now as a deflated balloon.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
The British warships heard the report, and seemed astounded at the sauciness of the little Lively Bee.
THE CRUISE OF THE "LIVELY BEE"JOHN DE MORGAN
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