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They all looked eagerly at the criminologist on his return, but his face was sphinxlike.
THE BLACK BOXE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
But Burr, who was in New York, could not easily be communicated with and kept his sphinxlike silence.
THOMAS JEFFERSONGILBERT CHINARD
Good and evil is the challenging riddle which life places sphinxlike before every intelligence.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
Master then sat sphinxlike in an unrelenting silence, punctuated by the boy's sobs for mercy.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
But I really came to ask you to do something for me, Miss Roscoe, she smiled at the sphinxlike figure.
Slowly the Ohio receded from him, somber, implacable, sphinxlike.
MORTMAINARTHUR CHENY TRAIN
The doctor sat with one leg crossed, smoking a cigarette, his expression sardonic, sphinxlike.
A MAN TO HIS MATEJ. ALLAN DUNN
Her husband sat unbendingly silent, in a sphinxlike attitude that gave no outward indication of his mental uneasiness.
The granite rests in unalterable calm, sphinxlike, on the edge of the watery desert.
IN THE OPENSTANTON DAVIS KIRKHAM
Katherine for once took up the gauntlet, while one of her sphinxlike smiles hovered about her mouth.

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